The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there are more than 6 million children who are living with ADHD in the United States. Despite this prevalence and the fact that ADHD is the most extensively researched mental health disorder, there are misconceptions about it that continue to feed the general perception thatRead More
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Breastfeeding and Exercise: What’s the Deal?
If you’re a new mom and have concerns about resuming your exercise post-delivery, you are not alone. Many women have doubts, concerns, and questions regarding exercise during breastfeeding. Will exercise affect milk supply? Will it change the taste of breast milk? Will exercise affect the baby? These are the most common concerns of almost everyRead More
Anger Management: Why Are Kids So Moody?
Like adults, most kids can get moody or angry at times. Although feelings such as these are normal and considered healthy emotions, many children can find it difficult to understand the difference between angry feelings and aggressive behavior. Helping your child learn healthy ways to deal with anger can make a big difference to theirRead More
Vaccinations for Babies and Children
Children are particularly vulnerable to infections because their immune systems haven’t developed fully yet. As people get older, they are naturally exposed to more and more germs, so their bodies develop greater immunity over the years. It is, therefore, best to get children vaccinated for various severe diseases as soon as they are eligible perRead More
Common Symptoms of COVID-19 in Children
COVID-19 can develop in any one—even children. While experts previously believed that the disease mostly spared the pediatric population, there have already been studies and statistics that prove otherwise. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) reports that there had been 271 COVID-related deaths among children 5 to 17 years of age and 120Read More
The Importance of a Physical Exam for Your Child
Regular wellness checks and physical exams are a key part of your child’s overall health and development. Not only do they help to make sure your child is healthy and growing well, both physically and emotionally, but they also help to identify any health concerns early on. Child wellness checks and physicals are best carriedRead More