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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

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

Open Saturday, February 1st, For Appointments

Meridian Pediatrics is going to be open this Saturday, February 1st, seeing patients from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
Our phones will go on Saturday at 8:30 a.m. for anyone needing an appointment. Patients can also schedule their appointment now, if needed.  … Continue reading

Warnings and Risks Associated with Teen Vaping

If you somehow didn’t know that vaping is dangerous for young kids, teens, and young adults, let’s set the record straight. Yes, vaping is very dangerous. If you’re still not convinced, or your teen isn’t, here are factual warnings and risks associated with vaping.  … Continue reading

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