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How to Spot Signs of Vision and Hearing Problems in Babies?

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Babies or toddlers can’t express themselves which can make it difficult to spot hearing or vision problems. However, by paying attention to some early warning signs you can spot such problems easier. Early detection is key to keeping the development of your baby on track. Here are some signs that can help you spot vision … Continue

Childhood Obesity in Georgia

Childhood obesity in Georgia is a growing problem! In fact, the U.S. Centers For Disease Control and Prevention has reported that childhood obesity has more than tripled since the 1970s. And previous years of sheltering in place due to Covid-19 has lead to overeating and putting screen time ahead of physical activity, all of which … Continue

Keeping Your Alpharetta Child Healthy: The Importance of Up-to-Date Immunizations

As parents in Alpharetta, Georgia, we all want what’s best for our children. This includes ensuring their physical and emotional well-being, and a crucial part of that is keeping them up-to-date on their immunizations. While some diseases may seem like relics of the past, they are still very much a threat, especially for young children … Continue

The Impact of Caffeine on Teenagers

In the whirlwind of teenage life—filled with studies, sports, social media, and social gatherings—many adolescents may turn to caffeine as a means to sustain their energy or enhance their performance in activities. The shift away from traditional sodas to more sophisticated coffee drinks and energy beverages has marked a significant change in consumption habits among … Continue

Seasonal Allergies in Georgia

In Metro Atlanta, we are on the verge of spring! While the warming air, blooming flowers and longer days are great news for most of us, they can be tough on a kid with seasonal allergies in Georgia. Thankfully, our office specializes in treating childhood allergies. Here are some things to know: What are Allergies … Continue

Navigating the Maze: Choosing the Right Pediatric Healthcare Plan in Alpharetta, GA

As a parent in Alpharetta, Georgia, finding the perfect fit for your child’s healthcare needs is a top priority. With a bustling community and a range of pediatric healthcare providers, choosing the right plan can feel overwhelming. But fret not! This comprehensive guide will equip you with the knowledge and tools to navigate the maze … Continue

Understanding Antibiotics for Children

Antibiotics for children can be miracle drugs but they also have risks. Poor prescribing and use practices are putting patients at unnecessary risk for preventable allergic reactions, super-resistant infections, and C.difficile infections (deadly diarrhea). Antibiotics can fight infections and save lives when used at the right place, at the right time, and for the right … Continue

The Importance of Sleep for Kids

At every age of childhood, kids can struggle with sleep disruptions and problems. And we know that a lack of sleep can have a major impact on children’s health and wellbeing. So, what should you do if your child is having trouble falling or staying asleep? Let’s discuss the importance of sleep for kids and … Continue

Staying Warm in Cold Weather

The winter weather is upon us! And although Metro Atlanta doesn’t get a super-cold winter compared to most of the country, it is still important to know about staying warm in cold weather. Maybe especially because it is so rare for our area. Here are a few of our top tips: Layers, Layers, Layers The … Continue

National Birth Defects Awareness Month

Understanding Birth Defects As we enter National Birth Defects Awareness Month this January, it’s crucial to shine a spotlight on the pervasive and impactful conditions that touch the lives of approximately 1 in every 33 babies born in the United States each year. These occurrences, affecting around 120,000 infants annually, underscore the importance of delving … Continue

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