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Top 5 Things to Look for When Choosing A Pediatrician

While talking to your friends and using word-of-mouth can be a good way to find trustworthy candidates, there are many resources and criteria to consider when …
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The Effects of Bullying on Children

Bullying has always been a prevalent issue but its seriousness isn’t always handled properly. Anyone, at any age, can become a victim of bullying. This type o…
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Why You Should Vaccinate Your Children Against Chickenpox

Chickenpox is one of the most common diseases among children – particularly among those under age 12. Caused by the varicella-zoster virus, chickenpox is a hig…
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Social Media and Children - Online Safety

More and more children and adolescents see computers, smart phones, and iPads as an essential part of life. Parents should be aware of what their child is doin…
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Protecting your Child from the Measles

Caring for your child sometimes requires the assistance of a doctor to administer medical treatment – including medication, screenings, or vaccinations. If you…
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When Should I Toilet Train my Child

As with many areas in life, toilet training requires trial and error. Your child isn’t going to master this skill on the first try. Although you may be tempted…
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HELPING OR HURTING: Helicopter parenting

Helicopter parenting has sparked much debate over the years. The term “helicopter parent” is defined as a parent who is overly involved in the life of his or h…
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What to do when your Child has Pinkeye?

Does your newborn or young child have red-rimmed, itchy and swelling eyes? He or she could be suffering from conjunctivitis, or pinkeye, which is very common i…
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How to know if your child has an ear infection

An ear infection is an inflammation of the middle ear caused by bacteria. It occurs when fluid builds up behind the eardrum. Anyone can get an ear infection, b…
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Tips for Preventing Lice

The next time your child brings home a note from school regarding the latest lice infestation, don’t panic. Having lice can be a common and pesky situation for…
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Why You Should Vaccinate Your Children Against Chickenpox

Why You Should Vaccinate Your Children Against Chickenpox | Health | Scoop.it
The best preventative measure to protect your child from chickenpox is through vaccination. We explain why you should vaccinate at an early age.
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Keeping Your Child Safe Outdoors During Summer

Keeping Your Child Safe Outdoors During Summer | Health | Scoop.it
Despite the fun that comes with the sunny weather, parents should keep in mind the safety of their children during outdoors activities, especially in the summertime. Keeping your kids safe and healthy while they enjoy summer fun is easy to do with a few precautions in place.
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When Should I Toilet Train my Child? | Family First Pediatrics

When Should I Toilet Train my Child? | Family First Pediatrics | Health | Scoop.it
What works for one child, may not work for another. Winter Springs Pediatrician, Dr. Selsky, provides tips on toilet training your child.
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Helping or Hurting: Helicopter Parenting

Helping or Hurting: Helicopter Parenting | Health | Scoop.it
Helicopter parenting has sparked much debate over the years. The term “helicopter parent” is defined as a parent who is overly involved in the life of his or her child. Simply put, helicopter parents are overprotective.
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Introducing solid foods to an infant

Introducing your baby to solid foods is an exciting milestone for the whole family. It can also be a very nerve wracking and confusing time for new parents. Wh…
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Keeping your child safe outdoors during summer

Summer is just around the corner and if you’re a kid that only means one thing – summer vacation! As parents, summer means more time spent with the family – on…
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Video Games and Kids: Minimizing Your Child’s Risks

Video Games and Kids: Minimizing Your Child’s Risks | Health | Scoop.it
Video games could be harmful to your child's health. Orlando Pediatrician, Dr. Selsky, explains the risks of playing too many video games.
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My Baby is Teething and won’t Stop Crying - Helpful Teething Remedies

Every parent, new or seasoned, has experienced the woes of a teething baby. Teething occurs when the teeth begin to emerge through the gums. The teething proce…
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Is My Child at Risk for Watching Too Much TV?

The amount of hours children spend watching television is growing at an alarming rate. A study by the Kaiser Family Foundation (KFF) found that children under …
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Preparing for a Sports Physical

It’s very common and important for children to participate in physical activity while in school. If your child will be participating in school sports this acad…
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Why are Vaccinations Important for My Child?

One of your main goals as a parent is to make sure your child is protected. You know about the importance of car seats, baby gates, and other ways to keep them…
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Top 5 Things to Look for When Choosing A Pediatrician

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Social Media and Children – Online Safety

Social Media and Children – Online Safety | Health | Scoop.it
With the rise of technology, raising a child in a safe environment now comes with even more hurdles. Orlando Pediatrician, Dr. Selsky, explains how.
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Protecting your Child from the Measles

Protecting your Child from the Measles | Health | Scoop.it
Measles is one of the most common childhood diseases – and they are making a comeback. For new parents, it’s important to get information about what exactly causes measles, its symptoms, and the kind of preventative actions to take when your child is exposed to this virus.
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My Baby is Teething and Won’t Stop Crying – Helpful Teething Remedies

My Baby is Teething and Won’t Stop Crying – Helpful Teething Remedies | Health | Scoop.it
Dr. Selsky, an Oviedo Pediatrician at Family First Pediatrics, discusses teething remedies you can use in your own home.
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