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We know that deciding what's best for your family can be confusing. To help you sort it all out, here are parents' frequently asked questions from The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) about cow's milk alternatives. Read more...
Milk provides protein, fat, calcium and Vitamin D. So what are the alternatives if your child doesn't like it or can't have dairy?
This chart shows how milk alternatives differ in the amount of protein, fat, calories and iron they provide. You can also use the calcium RDAs chart and "Sources of Calcium" foods list below to make sure your child is getting enough.
Sources of Calcium
We all know that applying sunscreen to our infants, kids, teens and even ourselves is annoying and time consuming. But until scientists come up with a better way to protect us from sun damage, we offer these sites to make using sunscreen easier (and maybe even fun)!!
From Verywell Health: Choosing the Best Sunscreens for Kids and Infants
A clever, catchy video: How to Apply Suncreen: the #MimicMommydance
Several new cases of measles have been confirmed in Oakland County. The health department has given over 2,000 doses of MMR to adults and children who are concerned about being incompletely covered. We are proud of the high immunization rate of the patients in our practice. We know, however, that there are people in the community who have not vaccinated themselves or their children, and we strive to provide information to help individuals who fear the vaccines more than the illnesses themselves.
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Another Snow Day?! You don't have to be stuck inside. You just need to know how to play outside safely when it's bitter cold and snowy.
Do we see a snow sculpture in your future?