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The Importance of Sports Physicals for Children

If your child is engaged in sports, it is crucial to prioritize their health and well-being. One way to ensure that is by scheduling regular sports physicals for your child. By identifying potential health concerns, assessing fitness levels, and providing personalized guidance, sports physicals help prevent injuries and promote overall well-being.

The Importance of Newborn Screening: What to Expect in the First Days of Life

The first few days of life are a critical period. The newborn period is a time of immense growth and development, but also a time of vulnerability. During these first days and weeks, the newborn is undergoing a transition from intrauterine to extrauterine life, with many physiological adjustments.

Essential Travel Vaccinations for Kids: A Parent's Guide

Traveling with the family is a rewarding experience that strengthens bonds and offers opportunities for kids to learn outside the classroom. It opens their minds to the diversity of the world, exposing them to different cultures, languages, and experiences. However, it also poses certain risks, particularly to their health. Vaccines are a simple, safe, and effective way of protecting your children against some diseases that they could be exposed to while traveling.

How Does Screen Time Affect a Child's Mental Health?

Children's mental wellbeing is a complex topic that involves a plethora of factors. It's about their emotional, physical, psychological, and social well-being.

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When your child has fever it can be a very frightening experience for the parents. However, fever alone is not dangerous and is a sign your immune system is fighting off an infection. How your child appears is a more important indicator than the fever, itself. 

1st Week With Baby

The first weeks at home with a new baby can be a hard and a stressful event. You may have questions about your baby. Below are some common issues, physical features and behaviors you may notice when you bring your baby home from the hospital.

Your Newborn Baby

As a new parent, you may have questions about your baby. Below are some common physical features and behaviors you may notice in your baby soon after birth.


Breastmilk is the perfect food for your baby. It is all your baby needs for  the first 6 months of life. It can take time to learn how to breastfeed. Be patient. You and your baby are both learnng something new.