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Baby Steps Class

Being a new parent can be both exciting and overwhelming. With the help of classes, parents feel much more confident and more supported in their parenting decisions, while also sharing ideas and concerns with parents going through similar experiences!
Meridian Pediatrics understands the countless benefits of these classes and is excited to host a free parenting class called Baby Steps for expectant parents and newborn parents.  … Continue reading

What To Do If You Suspect Your Child May Have A Concussion

There has been much discussion over the last decade about concussions in professional sports. It has brought more attention to high school and college sports as well. Children are just as vulnerable to getting a concussion, but in other ways. You can’t watch them every minute of the day, … Continue reading

Preparing Your Child For A COVID-19 Test

No one is immune from becoming infected with the COVID-19 virus, and although children are less vulnerable than our older populations, they still may need to get tested. Preparing your child for a COVID-19 test can help to prevent it from being a scary proposition for your little one. … Continue reading

COVID-19 vs Flu Symptoms In Children

Worrying about your children this fall will be commonplace, since flu season is almost upon us right in the middle of a pandemic. Stay informed about COVID-19 vs flu symptoms in children, and it will help you to identify what to do and when to be concerned. … Continue reading

Things to Know This Flu Season

The flu is caused by several influenza viruses (which are not the same as the virus that causes COVID-19). Most flu outbreaks happen in late fall and winter. Getting a flu shot in the autumn can help prevent the virus for the entire flu season. … Continue reading

When Should Kids Get The Flu Vaccine?

This year in particular, parents should be vigilant about finding out when their kids should get the flu shot and how many shots they may need. Certain children will need two shots for total protection. Read on to find out when should kids get the flu vaccine and at what age. … Continue reading

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