202015Jul
Increase Your Families Physical Activity

Increase Your Families Physical Activity

Listed below are a few ideas for increasing you and your families physical activity from day-to-day. You don’t have to enter a marathon or join a sporting team in order to get you and your family more active. Fitting activity into your daily routine is easy if you simply follow some of the ideas in this article….

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202015Jul
Speech Problems

Speech Problems

Some children may repeat sounds when they are learning to talk between 18 months and 5 years, and this can be normal. Sometimes this is called DYSFLUENCY. This happens because the mind is able to think up words faster than the tongue can say them. For instance, your child may pause between words, say “uh”, “um”, or repeat…

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222015Jun
WE HAVE MOVED!

WE HAVE MOVED!

We are thrilled to announce that we have moved into our new clinic, which is located next to Cain Orthodontics on Mormon Mill Road in Marble Falls. If you need help finding our new location, we recommend searching for directions on Mapquest or giving us a call on (830)693-3988. New Location: 1009 Falls Parkway Marble Falls,…

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42015Jun
Early Infant Feedings and Obesity Risk

Early Infant Feedings and Obesity Risk

In the past 10 years, researchers have learned a great deal about ways in which infant feeding practices impact health in childhood and beyond. One of the important findings is the relationship between early infants feeding and obesity risk. Early infant feedings means starting to feed a baby solid foods such as rice cereal or…

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302015Apr
How To Help Your Child’s Cold

How To Help Your Child’s Cold

Upper Respiratory Infection (URI) Tips Saline drops (Ayr, Na-Sal, Ocean Spray, etc) are helpful to break up mucus. Squirt it up each nostril and rock head gently to break up mucus; suction afterward with aspirator if age-appropriate. Use as often as needed to clear nasal passages. Homemade saline: ¼ tsp kosher or sea salt and…

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302015Apr
ADHD and You

ADHD and You

By Focalin XR You probably have a lot of questions about Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) –whether you have just been diagnosed yourself, you are the parent of a child recently diagnosed, or you are just curious. Attention Deficit Hyper activity Disorder can sound scary when you first hear it. This guide will help you…

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262015Mar
Pink Eye

Pink Eye

PINK EYE: USUALLY MILD AND EASY TO TREAT Pink, itchy eyes? Pink eye −or conjunctivitis− is common and often spreads easily. It sometimes needs medical treatment, depending on the cause. Know the symptoms, when to seek treatment, and how to help prevent it. Pink eye, also known as conjunctivitis, is one of the most common…

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262015Mar
Treatment of Head Lice

Treatment of Head Lice

If you suspect your child has head lice, Children’s Health Center recommends you call the clinic on (830)693-3988, or request for an appointment online. If your child has lice, Bactrim or Septra will be prescribed by your pediatrician. Use the Bactrim or Septra as prescribed: two times per day for 3 days. Stop the medicine for…

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12015Feb
5 Important Things You Might Not Know About Strep Throat

5 Important Things You Might Not Know About Strep Throat

By Claire McCarthy at Boston Children’s Hospital On the Richter Scale of childhood illness, strep throat ranks pretty low, but its little tremors can wreak a fair bit of havoc on the day-to-day lives of parents and children. It’s also one of those illnesses that’s so common that people often think they know everything there…

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12015Feb
Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Childhood Obesity: Help Fight the Epidemic

Look all around us. It’s not hard to see how many of our children are affected.  Childhood obesity can doom our kids to early onset diabetes, heart disease, stroke, and all the terrible complications. If you start them out on the right path, obesity can be minimized, if not prevented. YOU HOLD THE KEYS! Infants…

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