Archive | January, 2011

I am considering breastfeeding my baby when she is born but I am still undecided. What are some of the benefits?

There are many advantages to breastfeeding, both for your baby and also for you. Many of these have to do with your baby’s health and also your health.

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Should I get the flu vaccine for my child?

Influenza vaccines are strongly recommended for all children over six months of age. Flu vaccines are especially recommended for any child with asthma, allergies, or other chronic conditions as the disease can be more progressive in these populations of children. Any school-aged child or infant attending daycare (six months and older) should be vaccinated as germs and infections tend to spread rapidly in these environments.

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When should I take my child to the doctor for a cough?

Coughing is a reflex our body has to keep the throat and airways clear. It helps the body heal and protect itself. Common causes of cough in children are cold, flu, sinus infections, asthma and allergies, lung infections like pneumonia, gastroesophageal reflux disease (GERD), exposure to second hand smoke, and exposure to air pollutants.

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PATIENT PORTAL INFORMATION

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