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WHAT TO DO IF YOUR CHILD IS STUNG BY A JELLYFISH

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 For many kids (and parents), jellyfish, other scary marine creatures, and the mere vastness of the ocean can make swimming seem a bit too terrifying. To ease your fears, we've put together a guide including all the information you need in order to prevent and treat a child jellyfish sting. WHAT TO KNOW ABOUT JELLYFISH STINGS Jellyfish cause a...

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WHEN TO TAKE YOUR CHILD TO THE DOCTOR FOR SUNBURN

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Whether your kids spent a few hours at the neighborhood pool or took a day trip to the beach, sunburns are a likely occurrence in coastal Wilmington, NC. Like any other kind of burn, sunburns range in severity, including…● common first degree burns,● more serious second degree burns,● and rare, severe third degree burns.As your child's sunburn...

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HOW TO BE PREPARED FOR YOUR CHILD’S ASTHMA ATTACKS

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After a child receives an asthma diagnosis, it's common for parents to panic or experience                                                                increased anxiety about their c...

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WHICH BABY FORMULA OPTIONS ARE SAFE IN WILMINGTON, NORTH CAROLINA?

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For many parents, the baby formula shortage can be just plain scary. Even if you can find baby formula now, who's to say you'll be able to find it the next time you need it? As your dedicated child healthcare provider, we'll do all we can to make sure you are equipped with everything you need to keep your baby safe and healthy. After sifting throug...

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HOW TO TELL IF YOUR CHILD HAS ASTHMA — RECOGNIZING THE SIGNS

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Asthma is a lifelong lung condition that makes it harder for people to breathe. But how can you differentiate between asthma and the typical breathlessness that comes with poor fitness? What is asthma? Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes a person's airways especially sensitive to certain triggers — like allergens, physical activity, anxiety...

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WHY FOLLOW A CHILD IMMUNIZATION SCHEDULE?

Childhood vaccines may seem scary and nerve-wracking to new parents. It's never fun to seeyour kid overcome by shot anxiety.However, keeping your child to the CDC-recommended childhood immunization schedule is apowerful thing you can do as a parent to protect your child and community.Fortunately, you're not in this alone!As your trusted pediatric h...

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How to Help Your Constipated Child Go

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Did you know constipation is actually pretty common for kids? In fact, nearly 1 in every 20 childhood doctor's visits concerns constipation. And usually, a case of childhood constipation shouldn't be a significant cause for concern. At several points throughout a child's development, constipation is more likely:      1.  As...

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TOP 14 TIPS FOR DEALING WITH SHOT ANXIETY

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For many children, getting a vaccine creates lots of anxiety. And that totally makes sense! Think about it from your child's perspective — you're bringing them somewhere new and unfamiliar, they're expecting lots of pain, and, frankly, needles just look scary.But, of course, there are things you can do as a parent before, during, and after the appo...

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Guide To Helping Children Wear Face Masks

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We get a lot of questions from parents about their children wearing face masks for COVID-19 protection. For many children, wearing face masks can be daunting or challenging, so we've put together a comprehensive guide to help you and your child stay safe and happy until we can return to normal times.Are face masks still necessary?Yes. In many areas...

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THE IMPORTANCE OF ROUTINE WELL-CHILD CHECKS

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Most parents know well-child checks are important when their child is very young with developing minds, bodies, and immune systems.But what many don't realize is that as their child grows older and starts going to school, the need for regular health checks doesn't simply disappear. Instead, the topics pediatricians address during visits change to m...

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Wilmington, NC  28401

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