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.

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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

By Dr. Boettcher
The first four months have provided many wonderful memories. More moments will follow in the next few months. Continue to nurture and love your infant and involve the whole family in her care.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Boettcher
Congratulations, you have made it through the first eight weeks! During this time, your whole family has had to adjust to some new routines, hopefully without too much hardship.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Boettcher
Congratulations on the birth of your new baby. Although this is a very exciting time, it can also be stressful and busy. The following information includes general information and recommendations to assist your family in the care of your child. Remember, every baby is different and requires lots of care, love and support. The entire family should be involved in caring for the infant in order to provide the best environment in which to thrive.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Infant Care

By Dr. Bercek
Nutrition is key to a healthy pregnancy and baby. Good nutrition improves a woman’s ability to cope with labor and makes it easier for her to get back in shape after the baby is born.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health & Women's Health

By Dr. Urbanowicz
Insect repellents help to prevent bites from mosquitoes, biting flies, ticks and fleas, but they do not protect against stinging insects such as bees and wasps. The insect repellents that work the best are the ones that contain DEET.
Topics and Subtopics: Children's Health, Infant Care & General Health

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