Dr. Bailey Alford

Holiday Safety

November 27, 2018

The holiday season can be one of the most exciting times for children but can also pose new dangers. Take away the worry by following advice supported by the American Academy of Pediatrics to make your family’s holidays safe and memorable.

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Childhood Mental Health

October 5, 2018

Much like adults, children and adolescents also suffer from mental health conditions like depression, anxiety, and other behavioral disorders. Learn some of the signs of mental illness in children, and how to find help for a child who is suffering.

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Back to School!

August 2, 2018

Summer is coming to an end which means back to school for children across the country. For most children this means new grade, new teachers, new friends, and maybe even a new school. Here are some suggestions to make the transition easier.

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Establishing Healthy Eating Habits

July 15, 2018

A nutritious diet is a crucial component of a healthy lifestyle. Appropriate nutrition for children is largely based on their age and associated caloric needs. Here are some tips for newborns, babies, toddlers, school-aged children and teenagers.

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Safe Summer Traveling – Car seat safety and the dangers of hot cars

June 15, 2018

Summer brings time to spend with family, fun outdoors, vacations, and road trips. Let’s talk about car seat safety – remember never leave your child alone in the car, and double check the car before exiting so a child is not accidentally left in the car. Also, we review child safety seat guidelines by age.

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Fun in the Sun – Summer Safety Tips

May 10, 2018

Summer is quickly approaching and I want to make sure that you and your children are ready to have a safe and fun-filled summer. Let’s talk about water safety, sun safety, and insect repellant.

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Building a Relationship with Your Pediatrician

April 19, 2018

The well-child visit is the one of the cornerstones for ensuring your child is getting the best and most comprehensive healthcare. Well-child visits (or well checks) ensure that you are forming a close relationship with your child’s Pediatrician. You want someone who knows your child so when they are sick they will know their baseline and be familiar with their medical history.

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