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Your child may be eligible for free vaccines

There’s good—and not-so-good—news when it comes to childhood vaccines in the U.S., according to a recent Centers for Disease Control and Prevention report. By their second birthday, kids should get several shots that protect against more than a dozen diseases. The good news is that most kiddos are getting those shots on time. But the report also […]

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Is Your Child Afraid of Getting a Shot?

Original source: http://mydigimag.rrd.com/publication/?m=40958&l=1&p=&pn=#{“issue_id”:”458646″,”page”:4} Many children have a fear of needles. It’s not surprising. Most grownups dislike shots, too. But a child’s fear can often be more upsetting than the jab itself. It can make doctor visits especially stressful and take a toll on mom and dad. To ease your child’s anxiety—and your own—try the following tips: […]

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Infographic: Vaccines for infants through age 6

Original source: https://pennstatehershey.netreturns.biz/HealthInfo/Story.aspx?StoryId=069abe40-62fc-45c0-8991-0fe4fc9c4127#.W19Iu1w-dBw Getting young kids their shots at the recommended time can help keep them healthy. Click the interactive infographic below to find out if your child is up-to date on vaccines. 

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Toilet Training Guidelines: Parents —The Role of the Parents in Toilet Training

Original source: http://pediatrics.aappublications.org/content/103/Supplement_3/1362 Parents play a key role in toilet training. Parents need to provide their child with direction, motivation, and reinforcement. They need to set aside time for and have patience with the toilet training process. Parents can encourage their child to be independent and allow their child to master each step at his or […]

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