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Beach Emergencies!

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics I had a mom come in the other day and ask me a really important question. “Why do babies eat sand? “I sat there for a moment and finally had to admit that I didn’t know. I guess it will be […]

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What Are Those Bumps?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys! Today we are gonna talk about a rash that has been popping up on a lot of kids lately and is causing stress for lots of parents. That rash is called molluscum contagiosum and is very common. All three […]

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Avoiding and Treating Snake Bites

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics A few years ago, my family and I were camping at the Gulf State Park. My oldest son Adler was on a hike with his buddies near the camp site and was crossing a log over a small creek. He, of […]

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The Flu Vaccine

Hey guys! Well, here we are in 2022 and the Covid pandemic is still here! But one thing we have seen in addition to Covid, strep throat and the crud is the flu! Let’s review the flu vaccine and how it may affect your family this year. The flu shot is recommended for any child […]

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A Current Age Debate: Preschool or Not?

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics Hey guys! All of you have talked with your child’s health care provider about milestones, and there are milestones for lots of different areas: gross motor, fine motor, social, and speech. We all think about sitting up, walking, babbling, smiling and […]

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Car Seats and You!

Kids Health Watch is brought to you by our friends and Magnolia Springs Pediatrics As Baldwin County continues to grow, we have seen an explosion in the population! With this comes more infants and toddlers, and one of the more frequent questions I get pertains to car seats. There have been updated recommendations for infants […]

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How to Prevent a Variety of Burn Injuries

Hey guys, today we are going to talk about burns—one of the most devastating types of preventable injuries in kids. Burn injuries not only cause immediate pain, but can lead to prolonged periods of rehabilitation, multiple surgeries including skin grafts, months of physical therapy and can lead to a lifetime of physical and mental trauma. […]

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Stay Hydrated in the Final Heat of Summer

Well, we are definitely in the dog days of summer and early fall! School is back in session and I certainly hope we can all be smart about our choices so that the schools can stay open and the kids can enjoy all the school activities coming up. But one thing I want to talk […]

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Spider Bite, or Staph Infection?

Hey guys! School is back in full swing and there are lots of illnesses going around. Today I want to talk about a common misconception about your child’s health. Almost every day, I see a patient who claims they have a spider bite. Luckily, spider bites are exceedingly rare. The most common explanation of a […]

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