Diaper Rash

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Newborn skin can be exceptionally sensitive to irritants in the environment. It is not unusual for infants to develop intermittent diaper rashes, and we often see families in the office to assess and advise on diaper rashes. Below we offer some helpful tips and tricks to try before giving the office a call. Change diapers […]

Healthy Bones

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There are three essential requirements to developing strong healthy bones: adequate calcium, adequate vitamin D, and regular exercise. Failure to meet any of these requirements will compromise bone strength. Since it is estimated that 80-90% of our bone mineral density is deposited in the first 18 years of life, it is essential that all children […]

Measles

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Per the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), from January 1 to December 31, 2019, 1282 individual cases of measles were confirmed in 31 states, including New Hampshire, Maine, and Massachusetts. This is the greatest number of cases reported in the U.S. since 1992 and since measles was declared eliminated in 2000. What are the symptoms? […]