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Books for Babies

Reading recommendations from Dr. Alice Mar Reading to kids is one of the best things you can do as a parent. Reading helps with language development, boosts vocabulary, and builds early literacy skills. Plus, it’s fun! It’s never...

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Nutrition in November

With cold weather comes comfort food. As the temperature drops, healthy eating can be an increasing challenge. We’ve put together some tips for how to help keep your children’s nutrition on track this winter: Avoid the Obstacles Food...

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Books for Babies

Reading recommendations from Dr. Alice Mar Reading to kids is one of the best things you can do as a parent. Reading helps with language development, boosts vocabulary, and builds early literacy skills. Plus, it’s fun! It’s never too early to start reading...

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Nutrition in November

With cold weather comes comfort food. As the temperature drops, healthy eating can be an increasing challenge. We’ve put together some tips for how to help keep your children’s nutrition on track this winter: Avoid the Obstacles Food is at the center of...

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Cold & Flu Guide

It’s that time of year again. The kids are back in school one minute and the next, home sick with the sniffles or worse, the flu. Seasonal influenza is a virus that infects the respiratory tract (nose, throat and lungs). The flu season...

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Back to School: ABC Basics

It’s official — school is back in session! We’ve put together the ABCs of keeping your kids thriving academically, socially, and physically this school year. Avoiding Illness Germs loving running amuck through classrooms, but good hand-washing can help prevent infections from spreading. Encourage your...

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A Safe Summer is a Fun Summer

With the start of summer break, children are excited for the outdoor activities that await. Make sure you’re ready for a summer full of enjoyable memories by preparing your family for a safe summer! FUN IN THE SUN Summer means sunshine and good times!...

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Vaccine Q&A

We get a lot of questions about vaccines from parents. Here are some answers to some of the most common questions. Why should I vaccinate my child?  The use of vaccines has led to major improvements in child health over a relatively short period....

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Bedwetting Q&A

We get parents’ concerns about bedwetting all the time. Why is scolding/punishing ineffective when it comes to your child wetting the bed? Nighttime bedwetting is often a physiological symptom of the simple fact that many kids’ bladders are not large enough to hold urine...

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Q&A with Our Doctors

Recently we sat down and answered some of the most pressing questions we get from parents. What are important cognitive milestones for my one year old? One-year- olds are curious about most everything and try hard to explore the world around them. A typical...

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Important Update Regarding Cigna Insurance

Effective February 1, 2018 South Riding/Farrell Pediatrics is a Participating Provider with the Cigna Connect Insurance Plan.  Our practice name will appear on their directory as soon as Cigna updates their data base. You may still make an appointment with our office for your...

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