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Girl power: 6 ways to raise strong daughters

August 20, 2018
Tween and teen years can pose unique challenges for girls. Make sure you are the best role model for your daughter; build resiliency and confidence by helping girls meet challenges and make new discoveries.

Cut through the clamor of expectations of what girls should be and do with simple steps that can build self-confidence.

Myths and facts about back-to-school vaccinations

August 15, 2018
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Vaccines provide protection for your child against an assortment of diseases, including some that can be deadly. Let's rebut some of the arguments raised against vaccinations.

Maintaining healthy eyes in children

August 01, 2018
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August is the time to prep your child for going back to school. Coincidentally, it’s also Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month!

5 ways to be a more positive parent

July 16, 2018
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Building a healthy relationship with your child can be done with small investments of time every day.

During pregnancy, get by with a little help from your friends

July 11, 2018
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There’s the old saying, “It takes a village to raise a child.” For some people, it also takes a village to have a child. That community-based philosophy is at the heart of CenteringPregnancy, a group prenatal care program.

Water dangers can extend to dry land

June 11, 2018
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Your child's dip in the water could create a health risk you can't see — ingesting water into her airways or lungs. That could lead to aspiration pneumonia.

Staying fit with your toddler

May 02, 2018
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Encouraging movement ensures healthy development and refines motor skills. Doing these exercises together with keep parents and toddlers healthy and fit.

How to tell if your child needs mental health care

April 18, 2018

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If there’s long-term behavior change, it’s more than just a phase. There are signals that children can suffer from anxiety, depression or general behavior issues. Parents can help.


Kids can have high blood pressure, too

February 27, 2018
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Hypertension, or high blood pressure, isn’t just an adult disease. It occurs in 2 to 5 percent of all pediatric patients, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). But it often goes unrecognized.

Fever in kids: Myths and tips

February 12, 2018
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A child with a high fever can be very scary for parents – and really uncomfortable for the child. But fever in itself isn’t dangerous, and it’s actually a good thing in many cases.

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