Parenthood

Welcome Summer, Welcome Bugs

|   July 16, 2018   |   Parenthood

Welcome Summer, Welcome Bugs

There are many things we think about when summer rolls around. These thoughts might range from whether our kids will go to summer camp, how late is too late for bedtime, when to schedule a fun vacation, or when to stock up on sunscreen.

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Keep Your Home And Your Family Safe

|   March 19, 2018   |   Parenthood

Keep Your Home And Your Family Safe

This week is National Poison Prevention Week, a week dedicated to reminding you about the dangers many household items possess. You might be tempted to look past this week of awareness believing that you already have the knowledge about what items you should never ingest and consider yourself wise enough not to consume them in the first place. But if you have children, you have family members who are easily distracted by various products that you don’t think twice about. While you’re looking for your keys, your child may innocently ingest garden chemicals, cleaning products, or prescription drugs, and quickly find himself or herself in the emergency room with accidental poisoning.

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Sun Protection: More Than Just SPF

|   July 10, 2017   |   Cancer, Parenthood

Sun Protection: More Than Just SPF

It’s summertime, which means many people are packing up their pool and beach bags and planning to spend a lot of time outside. Sunscreen usually tops most people’s lists for beach necessities, but the most important part of sun safety doesn’t boil down to only SPF.

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My Experience with Prematurity

|   June 20, 2017   |   Obstetrics & Maternity, Parenthood

My Experience with Prematurity

Last week we talked about the stress of having a premature baby. Our very own Dr. Meredith Travelstead and her husband know from personal experience how scary it can be to deliver early and they decided to share this personal experience to give parents in similar circumstances some encouragement. This is just one of the reasons her patients love her so much, she can truly understand what you are going through. 

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When It’s Too Soon

|   June 12, 2017   |   Obstetrics & Maternity, Parenthood

When It’s Too Soon

For parents expecting a new baby, the anticipation can be very exciting, but when the baby arrives too early, it can cause worry and fear. Here is some information to help prepare you and ease your anxiety should you find yourself in this position.

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What Exactly is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?

|   March 27, 2017   |   Parenthood

What Exactly is Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease?

You may be wondering why there's an article on Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease on the The Woman's Clinic blog. But, at The Woman’s Clinic we strive to offer education to our patients on a variety of topics. Many of our patients will experience HFM in their homes and might be surprised to learn that adults can catch this illness from their children! It’s important to know what to look for and how to keep yourself healthy while you are caring for your children

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RSV And Your Baby

|   March 6, 2017   |   Parenthood

RSV And Your Baby

It’s winter or early spring, prime cold and flu season, and you suddenly find your baby with a cough, runny nose, or refusing to eat. There’s a chance it’s just a common cold, but there’s also a chance it could be Respiratory Syncytial Virus, more commonly known as RSV.

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Does My Child Have Reflux?

|   February 27, 2017   |   Parenthood

Does My Child Have Reflux?

Are there times when it feels like it is impossible to get your child to eat anything, much less something healthy? When should you be concerned that something, besides being a picky eater, is causing food avoidance?

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