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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

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

Choking Hazards In Infants And Toddlers

Choking is the leading cause of injuries among young children and infants.  One child in the US dies from choking every five days, and 75% of deaths occur in children under three. Let’s look at common choking hazards in infants and toddlers and what parents can do to prevent it from happening. … Continue reading

Tips For How To Help Your Child With ADHD

A child with ADHD can be a “handful,” but you already know that if your child has Attention Deficit Hyperactive Disorder. In addition to bringing your child for therapy at Meridian Pediatrics it’s important to complement their therapy with your actions at home. … Continue reading

What To Do When Your Baby Won’t Stop Crying

Our infants convey lots of messages to us even though they can’t speak. They smile and giggle when happy, they can be fidgety when uncomfortable and hungry, and yes, they cry, and cry. Some babies cry a lot! You are not the first mom to ask what to do when your baby won’t stop crying, … Continue reading

Immediate Care For A Child’s Asthma Attack

It can be difficult to ascertain if your very young child has asthma, so it’s important to watch for symptoms, note when they occur, and report those to Meridian Pediatrics. An asthma attack in a young child can be quite frightening, … Continue reading

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