Month: July 2015

31 Jul2015July 31, 2015 3:36 pm

How Can Pediatrics Help Suffering U.S. Maternal/Child Health?

  Did you know that American women are ten times more likely to die during pregnancy than a mother in Poland? Or that Washington D.C. has one of the highest child death rates in the country? New research shows that the United States ranks lower than many other developed nations when it comes to maternal...

29 Jul2015August 5, 2015 6:17 pm

7 Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pediatrician

Choosing the right pediatrician for your child might sound like a daunting process, but it’s more simple than you might think – as long as you do your research and plan ahead. There are probably a million and one questions that you will want to ask when choosing pediatrician services in your area. Here are...

27 Jul2015July 27, 2015 3:58 pm

Sun Safety

  The dog days of summer are here and your kids are soaking up the sun before school starts again. But are they prepared? One blistering sunburn in your child’s life can double your child’s lifetime risk of melanoma, which is the deadliest form of skin cancer. Are you making sure that you are taking...

20 Jul2015October 18, 2015 3:51 am

Top 6 Benefits of Early Diagnosis/Screening Tools

Kids First Raleigh is dedicated to providing your child with the best care possible. The quality and effectiveness of pediatric care is known to increase with the benefits of early diagnosis. Early diagnosis allows our pediatricians to catch medical conditions, psychological conditions and diseases in their early stages and begin treatment before other issues arise or...

20 Jul2015February 2, 2016 9:46 pm

Finding a Pediatrician

  A little one is on the way and finding a pediatrician in Raleigh is one of the most important things on your “to do list”. Finding a Raleigh pediatrician for your child is certainly a top priority of most expectant mothers. Making sure that your child’s doctor has pediatric practices that are in line...

14 Jul2015February 2, 2016 10:04 pm

Omega 3 Kids & Behavior

Did you know that omega-3 fish oil may help Raleigh kids who suffer from attention deficit hyperactivity symptoms? Or that this supplement could be the ultimate brain food? There has long been discussion about whether this Omega 3 Kids & behavior are related, and whether this supplement can improve child behavior. Research suggests that fatty...

14 Jul2015July 14, 2015 7:39 pm

Does Postpartum Depression Affect Children?

Pediatric practices are playing a much bigger role when it comes to the diagnosis of postpartum depression in new mothers – something which could have a positive effect on infants. Recent research suggests the importance of postpartum depression screening in a pediatric setting, and how it can influence mother-baby relationships and a young child’s brain...