Top 5 Reasons to Choose Your Pediatric Provider Over Urgent Care

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1. Urgent care centers or convenient-care clinics (like those located inside retail stores or pharmacy chains) are staffed with providers who generally treat adults not children.

  • Urgent cares, especially retail based clinics or national chains, tend to be staffed by family nurse practitioners, who generally have clinical skills for treating adults. Your pediatric providers are staffed by practitioners who specialize in the care of children.

Strategies to Survive Raising Children in a Screen-Saturated World

Sponsored editorial from Annapolis Pediatrics

There’s no escaping it...screens (such as smartphones, tablets, tvs, computers, gaming consoles, etc.) are a part of our world.

Why limit screen time for children?

Children who spend prolonged time on screens have an increased risk for obesity, sleep issues, delays in learning and social skills, and behavior problems.

How much screen time?

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently made the following recommendations:

Is My Baby Breastfeeding Well?

Sponsored editorial from Annapolis Pediatrics

As a Certified Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, I see many moms who are breastfeeding. A common concern is whether or not they are nursing well. There are several cues that breastfeeding moms watch for to ensure breastfeeding is going well.

Three Ways to Inspire Innovation and Creativity in Your Child

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It is 10 a.m. on Monday but the creative juices are flowing. Sixth, seventh and eighth grade students at Boys’ Latin partner up and find their seats as they begin Innovation Period, a unique opportunity to explore a wide array of arts, technology and engineering topics.

Land the Helicopter and Other Hints for Homework Happiness

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The beginning of the school year is a stressful time for both parents and their children. Parents hurry through office supply stores to gather everything on those dreaded school supply lists, annoyed over the outrageous cost of three-ring binders while wondering whether their children will reach their academic potentials this year.

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