Tag: checkup

15 Sep2022September 15, 2022 9:53 pm
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What You Should Know About the Flu

What You Should Know About the Flu

From healthychildren.org  By: Flor M. Muñoz, MD, MSc, FAAP & Kristina A. Bryant, MD, FAAP Flu—short for influenza—is an illness caused by a respiratory virus. The flu can spread rapidly through communities, as the virus is passed person to person. When someone with the flu coughs or sneezes, the influenza virus gets into the air,...

15 Sep2022September 15, 2022 9:48 pm
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Newborn Screening Awareness Month

Newborn Screening Awareness Month

This month Kids First Pediatrics of Raleigh and Clayton wants to bring attention to the importance of having a newborn screening. Newborn screening is a state public health service performed soon after the birth of a baby. In many cases, the screening is performed while still in the hospital. Screening is designed to identify infants...

15 Jul2022July 15, 2022 4:27 pm
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Back to School, Back to the Doctor

Back to School, Back to the Doctor

No matter what grade your child is about to enter, there's always a back-to-school checklist of to-dos. It's a good idea to add a visit to Kids First Pediatrics of Raleigh or Clayton for an annual wellness exam and sports physical to that list.

14 Jun2022June 14, 2022 7:10 pm
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Back to School Physicals at Kids First

Back to School Physicals at Kids First

Congratulations, you and your kids made it through another school year. While it is time to relax with your kids and enjoy the summer break, now is also the time to schedule your child’s back to school physical at Kids First Pediatrics.  Back to school physicals or check-ups, as they are commonly called, are often...

16 May2022May 16, 2022 5:11 pm
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Checkup Checklist: First Birthday

Checkup Checklist: First Birthday

​​​​​​Happy first birthday to your baby! That little bundle you first held is now a budding toddler, soon to take their first steps (if they haven’t already). Be sure to share all your proud-parent moments with your pediatrician. Here’s what you can expect at the 12-month checkup: ✅ Immunizations At the 12-month visit, your baby...

15 Apr2022April 15, 2022 4:40 pm
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Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month

Kids First Pediatrics of Raleigh & Clayton stand with healthychildren.org and the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America (AAFA) as we utilize ‘National Asthma & Allergy Awareness Month’ to educate families about these diseases. Asthma Fables and Facts from Healthychildren.org:  Although our knowledge of asthma is expanding year by year, many people still cling to...

04 Dec2016January 19, 2021 3:14 pm
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Childhood Illnesses: Cold

Childhood Illnesses: Cold

As parents, we’re constantly encircled by what seems like a truly endless streak of miscellaneous childhood illnesses, of which the most common and widespread one is the regular cold and the flu. And considering. Assuming that you will go the easy way and choose a theme for your WordPress website, the overall number of characteristics...