Pediatric Blog

Is your child’s car seat the right fit?

Did you know that 3 out of 4 children are not as secure as they could be in their car seats? Children should be kept rear facing as long as they are comfortable even beyond the age of two. Forward facing harness seats should then be used until your child is 40-65 lbs (depending on car seat). Then booster seats should be used until your child reaches 4’9”. Booster seats are important because they help position the seat belt in …
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I didn’t get my flu shot. Is it too late?

Annually all persons over 6 months of age should receive the annual seasonal flu vaccination. While the Center for Disease Control (CDC) recommends that the flu vaccine should be received shortly after it becomes available, if possible in October, vaccination should and does continue throughout the flu season. Each year the Flu Season varies, starting as early as November and often continues into April with the peak being January and February. Therefore, vaccination in December and even January can be …
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