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Keep Your Children Safe and Up to Date 

Your Growing Child Pediatrics team is committed to keeping you and your loved ones safe. During our current crisis, it has been noticed that many children have fallen behind in their vaccination series.  Children of all ages have missed their well-child appointments and their immunizations due to COVID-19. We want to ensure your child’s safety and this […]

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Some More Expert Tips

This is the last in a series of blogs on the current situation with COVID-19 and your children from the interview with Dr. Robin Gurwitch, Ph.D, a psychologist and professor at Duke University Medical Center and Yahoo News. Maintain routine as much as possible: This means bedtimes, mealtimes and behavior rules. Getting good rest and eating […]

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What Are Some Toddler-Friendly Ways to Explain Why We Can’t Go to a Public Park or to Play with Friends?

Continuing our blog series on the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) and your children, Dr. Robin Gurwitch, Ph.D., a psychologist and professor at Duke University Medical Center discusses how best to approach this topic. Gurwitch suggests being honest and telling your toddler that, because we need to make sure that we are healthy, we have […]

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What Are Some Developmentally Appropriate Ways to Discuss Coronavirus?

Second in our Blog series on the current situation with coronavirus (COVID-19) and your children with Dr. Robin Gurwitch, Ph.D., a psychologist and professor at Duke University Medical Center. First of all, it’s important to validate your child’s feelings. Gurwitch says to ask yourself: “Has it ever worked for you when someone says, ‘Don’t feel […]

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