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Summer Means Fun (and Time For Annual Check-Ups)

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Why are check-ups so important? They are an opportunity for your pediatrician to catch up with all your child’s health issues. It’s also a great time to make sure your child is on track to excel in the next year as well. […]

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Understanding Developmental Milestones

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Congratulations to all of our graduates this month! This is a huge step and milestone in your lives. Speaking of milestones, let’s get back to a more basic, but nonetheless important, variety – developmental milestones The CDC made headlines- and un-doubtedly […]

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When Your Child Gets Sick on Vacation

It is an honor and privilege to take over this column from Dr. Adair.  She has been a great mentor, and is a top-notch pediatrician. We are lucky to have her in Mobile.  With that said, I can’t wait to take the baton and hit the ground running! In the event that you’re in the […]

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General Tips From a Pediatrician

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group It has been such a joy to contribute to Mobile Bay Parents for the last several years. I began writing these articles quite early in my career, so in many ways they have traced along with my own journey as a […]

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What to Do When Confused About Your Health

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Our bodies are an amazing collection of cells and organs that miraculously work together to give us this life we enjoy. We are wonderfully made, and many times we take for granted our good health. So what do we do when our […]

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What Are Ovarian and Testicular Torsions?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group There are some things that are just awkward to talk about between parents and kids. The whole “birds and the bees” talk, staying out of trouble, and anything involving the “private area” would definitely fall under this category. However, they are all […]

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Am I Overfeeding or Starving My Child?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group As the holidays quickly approach, we focus on food. It’s the time of year when our portion sizes get a little larger than normal, and while our foods may be tastier, they also tend to be more sugary. Even though this […]

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Newest Recommendations on Food Allergies

Food allergies are an overreaction of your immune system to a protein found in a certain food. The majority of allergic reactions are caused by eight food types: cow’s milk, eggs, fish, peanuts, shellfish, soy, tree nuts, and wheat. In most cases, food allergies become evident in young children who can outgrow them, but food […]

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What to Do If Someone is Having a Seizure

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Seizures can be very scary to witness, especially if you are seeing a seizure for the first time. Whereas it is important to act to make sure the person seizing is in a safe place, it may surprise you to learn […]

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This Year’s (Atypical) RSV Season

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Children’s Medical Group Wintertime is usually prime time for many viruses to circulate and spread throughout any community. This is usually the time of year when most sick days at work and school are being used due to flu, stomach bugs, and sinus infections. […]

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