Phone: 214-691-3535  •  After Hours Nurse: 855-456-6976  •  8325 Walnut Hill Lane, Suite #225, Dallas,TX 75231

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kindergarten

How Old To Start Kindergarten?

It's probably the wrong time of year to be addressing this issue, but in recent weeks I've seen a lot of five and six year-olds getting ready to start Kindergarten. Most were very excited and I was excited for them too. Also anxious. I hope they have a great experience, a wonderful, memorable year, but, like their parents, there's always the worry that a bad first experience at 'real school' will color forever their attitude about school.

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menactra

Parent of a Teenager?

In January this year, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Advisory Committee on Immunizations Practices (ACIP) updated the recommended use of Menactra to include a booster dose at age 16 or five years after the first dose.

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sun safety

With the warmer weather approaching, many of us are spending more time outdoors. Apply sunscreen any time your child will be outside for more than 30 minutes. Infants under 6 months of age should be kept out of direct sunlight.

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tummy-time-thumbWork on those Abs!

Disclaimer: I'm not sure if my partners will agree with me on this one, but they let me write what I like. Just don't assume they agree.

In the late nineteen eighties, reports began to appear in the medical literature that Sudden Infant Death Syndrome was less common in infants that slept on their backs.