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The #1 cause of stomach aches in kids

  • Posted on Mar 22, 2019

Constipation is the #1 cause of stomach aches in kids. Here are some ways to help your kids stay regular: Stay hydrated – drink roughly half your body weight in fluid ounces of WATER! Fiber

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When to call your child’s doctor about illness

  • Posted on Jan 28, 2019

HOW SICK IS SICK? WHEN TO CALL YOUR CHILD’S DOCTOR ABOUT ILLNESS “You just can’t understand worry until you have a child of your own!” Welcome to cold and flu season! Now that flu and

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It’s a Big Deal

  • Posted on Jan 15, 2019

An article in the Journal of Neuroscience noted differences in the brains in teenagers that had even very low levels of marijuana use.  Teenagers are using marijuana a lot.  Since it’s been legalized in some

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Power Struggles – Final Step – Communication is Key!

  • Posted on Nov 27, 2018

Ask yourself during times of power-struggle: “What could my child be trying to communicate with me?” Have positive self-talk! There are 4 primary methodologies of Communication Commands vs. Questions –  Kid’s respond a lot better to

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Genetic testing

  • Posted on Nov 6, 2018

Thinking about ordering a genetic test that you’ve seen on tv to explore you or your child’s possible medical risks? One geneticist referred to this as “genetic astrology”. The genetic screening market is exploding and

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  • Posted on Oct 23, 2018

  Antibiotics are used to treat bacterial infections. They don’t treat viruses. Most of the parents in our practice know that so they understand when we don’t treat colds with amoxicillin. Medical providers are paying

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Now this is interesting…

  • Posted on Sep 24, 2018

Chlamydia is the nation’s most common sexually transmitted disease and untreated, it can lead to serious infections of the pelvic, ectopic pregnancies and infertility. And it’s on the rise. At Kids First, we’re trying to

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