Aug
15
2022

Head Injuries and Concussions

Learn about how to evaluate and care for your child after a head injury or concussion.

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Jul
25
2022

First Aid

A guide to first aid for basic wounds and injuries.

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Jul
11
2022

Fluids and Hydration

How much fluid does your child need every day? How much fluid is too little during illness and how can I encourage my child to drink?

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Jun
27
2022

Formula Feeding

Learn about formula feeding your baby including how to find the right formula for your baby, prepare formula, and how to transition onto formula from breast milk.

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Jun
06
2022

Tummy Time

How and when to do tummy time with your infant

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May
16
2022

Medication and Children

Learn about what types of medication when give to children, special considerations, and how to safely store medications

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May
02
2022

Teen Driving

Teaching your teen to drive

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Apr
18
2022

Nutrition: Calories, Vitamins, and Minerals

Learn about calories, vitamin, and nutrient needs for children.

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Apr
11
2022

Eating Disorders

Learn about the types of eating disorders as well as risk factors, protective factors, signs and symptoms and treatments.

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Mar
21
2022

Physical Activity and Sports

What are the benefits of sports? How much physical activity should my child do every day?

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Mar
14
2022

Headaches

Learn about common types of headaches experienced by children as well as treatment and prevention.

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Mar
08
2022

Provider Spotlight

Danielle is a clinical mental health counselor who joined CHC in 2021. Learn more about Danielle!

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Feb
28
2022

Illegal Drug Use and Teens

What drugs are children using and what do these drugs do to the body?

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Feb
21
2022

Illegal Drug Use and Teenagers

Who is at risk for drug use? How can be prevent drug use in our kids? How can we recognize drug use? What drugs are children using and what do these drugs do to the body?

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Feb
14
2022

Teens and Alcohol Use

Intoxication, Binge Drinking, and Alcohol Abuse in Children and Teens

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Feb
07
2022

Traveling with Children

Traveling with children can be challenging. Learn to adventure with kids of all ages!

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Jan
24
2022

Children and Grief

Death is part of the natural cycle of life. Children experience death throughout their life and as part of their everyday life from the death of neglected plants to beloved pets, family members and friends. COVID-19 has increased the number of children experiencing death with over 2 million children losing a parent or grandparent. How do you explain death to a toddler? How about a teen? How does a child experience grief?

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Jan
17
2022

Racism and Health

Learn about racism and how it affects health.

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Jan
10
2022

Acne and Skin Care

During adolescence, the body is going through many changes, including changes to their skin. Acne is a common skin condition affecting teens. Acne is a skin condition that causes inflammation and infection in the hair follicles of the face, chest, and back. Over 85% of teens will experience acne at some point during adolescence and over 30% of adults have acne. What causes acne? How do you treat acne? What makes acne worse?

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Jan
03
2022

Skin and Rashes

Learn about common skin ailments and rashes.

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Dec
20
2021

Raising Teenagers

Teens are not small children but not yet adults? How can we help them through some tough years of development?

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Dec
13
2021

Walking and First Shoes

Learn about the walking milestone. We will learn the skills you need to walk and how to practice pre-walking skills that help your baby learn to walk. We will also learn about different issues that may present and what to look for in your child’s first pair of shoes.

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Nov
29
2021

Sex Education - Part 2: Safety & Health

Learn about consent, contraception, sexually transmitted infection, and more.

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Nov
22
2021

Sex Education

Sex Education in the 21st Century

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Nov
15
2021

Puberty for Boys

Puberty and normal body changes in boys.

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Nov
08
2021

Puberty for Girls

Learn about puberty and body changes in girls.

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Oct
25
2021

Medical Literacy

Learn about misinformation, disinformation, and the effect of the spread of this type of information.

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Oct
18
2021

Evaluating Medical Information And Literature

Learn how to evaluate medical information and literature

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Oct
08
2021

LGBTGAI+ Positive Parenting

LGBTGAI+ Positive Parenting

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Oct
04
2021

AD/HD

ADHD symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment

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Sep
27
2021

Provider Spotlight - Stacey Sheehan, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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Sep
20
2021

Postpartum Mental Health

Learn about Postpartum Mental Health Disorders and resources

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Sep
13
2021

Coparenting

Coparenting to benefit your child

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Sep
06
2021

Potty Training

Potty training tip and tricks

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Aug
30
2021

Allison Niciu, CPNP

A chance to get to know your providers

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Aug
16
2021

Baby Positioners And Containers

Learn how to safely use baby containers and positioners.

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Aug
09
2021

Eye Injury And Infections

Common eye injuries and infections

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Aug
02
2021

COMMON VISION AND EYE CONDITIONS

Learn about common vision problems and eye conditions in children.

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Jul
26
2021

Provider Spotlight - Carolyn Thumser, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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Jul
19
2021

Mental Health Treatment

How we can help improve our children's mental health and treat mental health disorder.

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Jul
12
2021

COVID and Mental Health

COVID and how it is affecting our children's mental health.

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Jul
05
2021

Mental Health

Learn about common mental health disorders that affect children.

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Jun
28
2021

Provider Spotlight - Terry Reardon-Pollini, APRN

A chance to get to know your providers

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Jun
21
2021

Medical Visits And Your Child

How to prepare your child for office visits and medical procedures

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Jun
14
2021

DOG BITE PREVENTION AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES

Learn tips to prevent dog bites as well as how to prevent diseases passed by animals.

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Jun
07
2021

PETS AND CHILDREN

Introducing a baby, dog or cat to your family

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May
31
2021

Provider Spotlight - Celeste Dunn, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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May
17
2021

Common Behavior Solutions and Behavior Problems

COMMON BEHAVIOR SOLUTIONS AND BEHAVIOR PROBLEMS

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May
10
2021

Common Discipline Methods

Common Discipline Methods

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May
03
2021

Behavior Management

Setting parents and children up for successful behavior management.

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Apr
26
2021

Provider Spotlight - Nicole Dilando, CPNP

A chance to get to know your providers

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Apr
19
2021

Vaping

Vaping in teens. Why it is increasing, what it does to the body, how to recognize it, and how to help your teen.

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Apr
05
2021

ER vs Urgent Care

HOW TO CHOOSE THE APPROPRIATE EMERGENCY CARE

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Mar
29
2021

Provider Spotlight - Michael Keaney, CPNP

A chance to get to know your providers

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Mar
22
2021

COVID-19 Updates

COVID-19 IN THE PEDIATRIC POPULATION

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Mar
15
2021

How Play Encourages Childhood Development

HOW PLAY ENCOURAGES CHILDHOOD DEVELOPMENT

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Mar
08
2021

Bottle to Cup Transition

Transitioning your child off a bottle and teaching them to use cups.

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Mar
01
2021

Early Literacy

IDEAS FOR BUILDING A LITERACY FOUNDATION

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Feb
22
2021

Provider Spotlight - Christine Riccardi, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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Feb
15
2021

Speech Concerns

As your child starts speaking, you may have concerns about your child’s speech and language development. Learn about different common speech disorders.

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Feb
08
2021

Speech Development

How speech develops in infants and toddlers

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Feb
01
2021

Dental Health

KEEPING YOUR CHILD’S SMILE BRIGHT

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Jan
25
2021

Provider Spotlight - Alta Tusini, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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Jan
18
2021

Starting Solids

Feeding Accessories

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Jan
11
2021

Bath Safety

SPLISH SPLASH SAFETY

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Jan
04
2021

Constipation

Everyone poops

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Dec
28
2020

Provider Spotlight - Lars Lundgren, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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Dec
21
2020

Winter Outdoor Safety

Safety tips for outdoor sports and play

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Dec
14
2020

Holiday Safety

KEEPING YOUR CHILD SAFE DURING THE HOLIDAY SEASON

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Dec
07
2020

Fever

Friend or Foe?

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Nov
23
2020

Provider Spotlight - Jennifer Pollard, PPCNP-BC

A chance to get to know your providers

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Nov
16
2020

Sleep Solutions

Trouble Shooting Sleep Issues

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Nov
09
2020

Naps

LEARN ABOUT NAP NORMS AND HOW TO SET UP A NAP SCHEDULE THAT HELPS NIGHTTIME SLEEP

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Nov
02
2020

Nightime Sleep

HELPING YOU AND YOUR BABY BE WELL RESTED

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Oct
26
2020

Provider Spotlight - Mary Beth Meehan, CPNP

A chance to get to know your providers

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Oct
19
2020

Children's Health Care Resources

YOUR CHILD’S HEALTHCARE TEAM

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Oct
12
2020

Educational Services

Early Intervention, IEPs, and 504 plans

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Oct
05
2020

Picky Eaters

How to help your child become a more adventurous eat

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Sep
28
2020

Provider Spotlight - Jodi Cobb, CPNP

A chance to get to know your providers

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Sep
21
2020

Car Seat Solutions

CAR SEAT SOLUTIONS

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Sep
14
2020

Car Seats

KEEPING YOUR CHILD SAFE WHILE DRIVING

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Sep
07
2020

Vaccine Preventable Diseases

WHAT DISEASES DO VACCINES PREVENT?

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Aug
31
2020

Vaccines

Safe and Effective Disease Prevention

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Aug
21
2020

Provider Spotlight - Eric Bucher, MD

A chance to get to know your providers

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Aug
10
2020

Back To School

Returning to school during a pandemic

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Aug
03
2020

Breastfeeding

Part 2

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Jul
27
2020

Breast Milk

A LOOK AT THE NUTRITION OF BREAST MILK AND THE BENEFITS OF BREASTFEEDING

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Jul
20
2020

Social Media

THE GOOD, THE BAD, AND THE SCARY

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Jul
13
2020

Screen Time

Why we should be worried and how to reduce screen time

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Jul
06
2020

Newborn Care

A guide to the first few weeks with your newborn

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Jun
29
2020

Provider Spotlight - Angelina Comei, CPNP

A chance to get to know your providers

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Jun
22
2020

Sun Safety

HOW TO PROTECT YOUR CHILD FROM SUN DAMAGE

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Jun
15
2020

Eat Your Veggies!

EAT YOUR VEGGIES!

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Jun
08
2020

Water Safety

Safe Swimming And Water Safety At All Ages

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Jun
01
2020

Bike Safety

Keeping Your Family Safe While Biking

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May
18
2020

Tick Bites

Ticks! How to prevent them and what to do if your child has a tick bite.

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May
18
2020

CHC News May 2020

We’ve been listening to you, our CHC families, and we are happy to announce, beginning this month, that our weekly Children’s Health Care Blog will be personally penned by Dr. Riccardi and Jodi Cobb, CPNP. We will take specific questions from you and draw from the advice of your CHC medical team providers so that each weekly blog will focus on a timely and relevant topic of interest or concern. You’ll also have the opportunity to get to know your providers and our staff more personally. As.

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May
01
2020

Does My Child Have Allergies?

Does your child have a runny nose, sneeze, and rub their eyes? Does it occur year-round or seasonally? Your child may have allergies. Allergies are a reaction to an inhaled substance known as an allergen. Allergens include pollens from trees, grass, or weeds; molds; pets, and house dust. Seasonal allergies occur in patterns related to when the allergen is present. For example, tree pollen allergies are in the spring, grass pollen allergies are in the summer, and weed pollen allergies are in the.

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