Children's Health

A child’s well being and health is constantly evolving as he or she reaches different stages of development. It is often difficult to diagnose what is wrong with a child if they are unable to articulate their symptoms of an illness. Children’s health can range from developmental disorders, acne, allergies, or behavioral problems.

All Children's Health Posts
by our physicians
By Meghan Bramer, MMS, PA-C
Swimming is a popular past-time for many families. Most kids enjoy spending the day out by the pool, but this can wreak havoc on the skin.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

By DuPage Medical Group Allergy, Asthma & Immunology
Receive expert advice from our Allergy and Asthma physicians with helpful answers to the most commonly asked allergy and asthma questions.

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Breast feeding is very good for you, as well as your baby. To help you get off to a good start and make sure that your baby is getting enough breast milk, it’s important to nurse every one and a half to three hours – or at least eight to 12 feedings in a 24-hour period.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By DuPage Medical Group Pediatrics
Use DMG’s Kids Menu Makeover as a guide for sensible yet tasty alternative foods and a healthier overall lifestyle.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health

By DuPage Medical Group Dermatology
As families begin to spend more time outdoors participating in soccer games, swim lessons and trips to the water park, there is no doubt that sun protection should be a top priority for parents caring for themselves and their children in order to avoid sunburns.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Skin Health

By Dr. Boettcher
Pneumonia is a reaction in the lungs caused by bacteria, viruses, or other irritants, which results in the air sacs of the lungs filling with pus or other body fluids.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Boettcher
Oh, the joys of parenthood! Your toddler has continued to grow and develop, and he is challenging your endurance and occasionally your patience. Your family is doing a terrific job rearing this little tyke. Keep up the good work.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Boettcher
How time flies! It seems as though just yesterday, you were waiting for your baby to roll over. Now, your toddler has started to really develop into a little person. Her personality is truly evident with all the little things that she does. Your patience and endurance is tested quite frequently, but rest assured, your family is doing a terrific job. Keep up the good work.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Boettcher
Twelve months have passed. Your baby has grown quickly and is continuing to keep the family looking forward to the next step or word. She has done wonderfully, thanks to your family’s love and guidance. Your baby has probably now tripled her birthweight and has grown by about 50 percent. The next few years involve toddlerhood, a challenging and gratifying period for the family.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Boettcher
Has it been six months? Your baby has changed so much and so quickly. You may have noticed that she has almost doubled her birthweight. Your family has been busy caring for her and loving her. You have done a wonderful job providing for her, and the rewards will continue to come as she grows.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

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