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What Parents Should Know about Seasonal Allergies

December 18, 2018 • Kids Health LLC • Allergies
Girl having cold in the autumn

Fall can be stressful for parents of children with seasonal allergies, but the right precautions can help reduce your child’s symptoms. Changing leaves and pumpkin-flavored treats are exciting signs of a new season for many, but if you’re the parent of a child with seasonal allergies, fall is far less welcome. If this applies to you, you’re not alone — between 5.5 million and 6.1 million children experience hay fever every year. Seasonal allergies usually develop between the ages of four and six, and they’re caused by the body’s reaction to outdoo...

The Kids’ Health Flu Forecast for 2018-2019

December 6, 2018 • Kids Health LLC • General Health
Female doctor and latin descent girl patient in pediatrician's office or clinic getting vaccination.

This flu season, stay up to date on what changing regulations mean for your child’s vaccine options. It’s flu season again, and every parent knows what that means: time for flu vaccinations. With kids in school and out of your site all day, it’s hard to prevent them from coming into contact with germs. That’s why the flu vaccine is far and away from your best defense against the virus. Fortunately, the 2018-2019 season offers a plethora of flu vaccine options, many of them faster-acting and more convenient than ever...

Keeping Kids Hydrated During Sports Season

November 26, 2018 • Kids Health LLC • Sports
Chasing The Ball

Dehydration is the silent danger of kids’ sports – keep your kids healthy by recognizing the signs of dehydration and following these tips. Dehydration is one of the biggest dangers in kids’ sports, but many of the symptoms are difficult to recognize and even more difficult to prevent. Because most kids are in school all day before the hit the field, parents can’t monitor their fluid intake throughout the day. That’s why instilling responsible water intake habits and recognizing the signs of dehydration right away are both vital to keeping kids hydrated during after-scho...

How to Choose Your Child’s First Pediatrician

November 14, 2018 • Kids Health LLC • Uncategorized
Adorable baby smiles at pediatrician

Your child’s pediatrician is more than a doctor – they’re a partner in your child’s upbringing. Use this guide to find the right pediatrician for you and your baby’s needs. For first-time parents-to-be, choosing your child’s pediatrician can feel like a monumental decision – because it is! Your baby’s pediatrician will be your first line of defense anytime you have questions or concerns about your child’s health, and you’ll be spending lots of time together, especially in the first year after birth. That’s why it’s important that you feel comfortable with your doctor and that you feel confident in the doctor’...