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Pregnancy and Parenting

Self-Care: How to Take ‘Me Time’ with a Toddler—And Another on the Way

By | 2018-09-25T14:10:29+00:00 September 25th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Caring for a toddler can be challenging enough, but once you add the exhaustion and discomfort of another pregnancy, the stress can be compounded. Self-care is important for all parents. A focus on personal needs can help keep us physically and mentally fit while decreasing stress. Even those of [...]

Keeping Students Safe: Advice for Parents on Both Sides of a Bullying Conflict

By | 2018-09-06T09:00:47+00:00 August 29th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Perhaps one of the most difficult tasks as a parent is consoling a child who’s being bullied at school. But what if your child is the bully? More than half of all children experience some form of bullying during their educational careers. Bullying is defined as any situation where [...]

A Mom’s Positive Experience with Monroe Pediatricians

By | 2018-09-05T09:03:59+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Sonya Robertson’s children actually look forward to their next trip to the doctor. The East Brunswick mom says that’s been the case since she started taking daughters Ava, 7; Sarah, 4; and Jessica, 1 (who was born with Down syndrome) to Princeton Nassau Pediatrics. They go to the practice’s [...]

Child Healthy After ER Visit Diagnosed Her with Bacterial Pnuemonia

By | 2018-08-21T07:13:52+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

On a Friday, 1-year-old Julia Gibson of Freehold had a slight cough. By Monday, she was in CentraState Medical Center’s Emergency Department Few things are more frightening than a dramatic change in your child’s health. At the beginning of the weekend, Julia’s cough hadn’t [...]

ADHD Warning Signs

By | 2018-08-21T07:36:40+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: |

The earliest indicators for ADHD are reports from teachers or other adults who are spending time regularly with the child in a group of similarly aged children and note a significant difference in that child's specific activity level, impulse control, or ability to stay on task, according to Ankur Desai, [...]

What to Pack for the Hospital

By | 2018-09-05T09:17:05+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: |

For mom: Insurance cards and any other healthcare information Birth plan if developed A list of any medications you are taking Toiletries like a toothbrush, toothpaste, deodorant, makeup, hairbrush, shampoo, soap, lotion, hair dryer, etc. Phone charger Hair elastics or bobby pins to keep hair out of your face [...]

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