Some kids and even adults are picky eaters. They have lots of things they don’t like to eat. That’s fair. But is there anything we can do to keep this from happening or at least minimize? Yes! Believe it or not kids instinctively know what their bodies need to eat and how much they need to eat. The Read More
Car Seat Basics
All children under the age of 2 years should be in a full, 5-point restraint car seat facing backwards. Even if your 18-month-old is tall and looks uncomfortable facing backwards, a rear-facing car seat is the absolute safest position for them in the car and they should remain rear-facing until 2 Read More
Vaccines: Why does South Lake Pediatrics care?
When you bring your infant in for their regular health exams, forms are filled out, questions are asked, the little one is examined and then comes the vaccines. Vaccines are a difficult thing for some parents to accept. There is much misinformation out there regarding the dangers of vaccines. There Read More
Rising Rates of Overweight and Obese Children
Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese. The prevalence of obesity in children more than tripled from 1971 to 2011. With good reason, childhood obesity is now the No. 1 health concern among parents in the United States, topping drug abuse and smoking. What does Read More
This time of year we expect colds to come fast and furious to daycares and elementary schools. It is not at all uncommon for a child’s first winter in daycare or school to catch 10–12 colds. Each of the colds tend to last 10–14 days. That means that your child’s first winter exposed to other Read More