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Diphenhydramine Dosage Table (eg, Benadryl) (Antihistamine)

By | 2015-05-15T09:40:23+00:00 May 15th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]  Child's Weight (pounds) 20-24 25-37  38-49  50-99  100+   lbs   Liquid 12.5 mg/1 teaspoon (tsp) 3/4 1 1 1/2 2 -- tsp  Liquid 12.5 mg/5 milliliters (ml) 4 5 7.5 10 -- ml  Chewable 12.5 [...]

Antibiotic Prescriptions for Children: 10 Common Questions Answered

By | 2015-05-14T10:29:49+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]Parents need to know that using antibiotics when they are not the right medicine will not help and may even cause harm to children. Antibiotics are medicines used to treat infections and they target bacteria, not viruses. [...]

Foods Rich in Iron

By | 2015-05-14T10:15:44+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""] Meats: lean beef, pork, lamb, liver and other organ meats. Poultry: chicken, duck, turkey— especially dark meat. Fish: sardines, codfish, shellfish, anchovies. Dark-green leafy vegetables, such as kale, mustard greens, turnip greens, collards, broccoli. [...]

A Guide to Calcium-Rich Foods

By | 2015-05-14T10:12:27+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]We all know that milk is a great source of calcium, but you may be surprised by all the different foods you can work into your diet to reach your daily recommended amount of calcium. [...]

FEVER (in children over 2 months)

By | 2015-05-14T10:04:35+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]We get many calls every day about this topic.  The most important things to know are: (1)  Fever is your friend!  Pathogens like viruses can not live at high temperatures so this is the body’s [...]

LYME DISEASE

By | 2015-05-15T09:50:24+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]Lyme Disease  is often misunderstood and misdiagnosed so here is some information that should help reassure you as well as guide you as to when you should seek medical attention. What is Lyme Disease? Many [...]

Schedule of Visits

By | 2015-05-14T10:04:05+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]A comprehensive history and physical will be done at each well child visit (including growth measurements), anticipatory guidance will be given, and all parental questions will be addressed. In addition, some additional things will take [...]

PERTUSSIS VACCINE FOR FAMILIES OF INFANTS

By | 2015-05-14T10:04:16+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]Congratulations on the birth of your new baby!  We are excited to begin our relationship with you and your child as we provide pediatric care for your family. Pertussis, or whooping cough, is a serious [...]

FLU SEASON HAS ARRIVED? IS YOUR FAMILY PREPARED?

By | 2015-05-14T10:03:55+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention make the following recommendation: Because children aged 6--23 months are at substantially increased risk for influenza-related hospitalizations and because children aged 24--59 months are at increased risk for [...]

Immunization Schedule**

By | 2015-05-15T09:43:54+00:00 May 14th, 2015|Health Resources|

[one_full last="yes" spacing="yes" center_content="no" hide_on_mobile="no" background_color="" background_image="" background_repeat="no-repeat" background_position="left top" border_size="0px" border_color="" border_style="" padding="" margin_top="" margin_bottom="" animation_type="" animation_direction="" animation_speed="0.1" class="" id=""]2 months   DTaP    HIB    IPV          Rotavirus     HepB     Prevnar 3 months 4 months   DTaP    HIB    IPV          Rotavirus     HepB*     Prevnar 5 months 6 months    DTaP    HIB    IPV          Rotavirus     HepB     Prevnar   Flu§ 9 months 12 months             [...]