Tag: children

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.

15 Jul2022July 15, 2022 4:23 pm
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What Parents Should Know About the COVID Vaccine for Kids Under 5

What Parents Should Know About the COVID Vaccine for Kids Under 5

Since the beginning of the pandemic, more than 2 million children younger than 5 have been infected with COVID-19, and more than 400 young children have died from COVID-19. The good news is that vaccination in our littlest ones, just like for older kids and adults, is likely to prevent serious infection, complications, and death related to COVID-19.

15 Jul2022July 15, 2022 4:18 pm
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Summer Nutrition Programs in North Carolina

Summer Nutrition Programs in North Carolina

If you are having trouble accessing food for your children this summer, the Summer Nutrition Program can help fill the gap. They provide free meals and snacks to children who might otherwise go hungry. 

16 Jun2022June 16, 2022 7:47 pm
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Approved Formulas cOVered by the WIC Office

Approved Formulas cOVered by the WIC Office

Due to the formula shortage, there is an expanded list of approved formulas that is covered by the WIC office! You do NOT need a prescription from us. This chart shows all comparable formulas covered by WIC. Simply go to the store and any comparable formula should be covered with your WIC voucher. We have...

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...

14 Jun2022June 14, 2022 7:06 pm
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Milestones Matter: 10 to Watch for by Age 5

Milestones Matter: 10 to Watch for by Age 5

Birth through age five is an exciting time to watch your child grow and learn to do many new things, like smiling, talking, walking and making friends, for the first time. While most children meet developmental milestones​ around a certain age, some may take longer to reach them. If you ever have any questions about...

14 Jun2022June 14, 2022 7:02 pm
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Items To Leave Off The Baby Registry

Items To Leave Off The Baby Registry

By Dina DiMaggio, MD, FAAP, healthychildren.org Having a baby is an incredibly exciting time! Many parents set up baby registries for items that they believe their baby will need. However, it’s important to know that some popular products are unnecessary and can actually be dangerous for infants. Examples include inclined sleepers, positioners, and crib bumpers....