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The Importance of Prenatal Care Feb 12th, 2021

Whether you’re a first-time mom-to-be or you’ve been down this road before, you’re probably thinking a lot about the changes a new baby brings. Being prepared for the arrival of your child is a great way to reduce stress and make sure you and your new baby adjust to the...

My Child Has Asthma. Now What? Jan 17th, 2021

More than 6 million kids in the United States have asthma, according to the Asthma and Allergy Foundation of America, but if your child is newly diagnosed, you still may feel alone and unsupported. Nevertheless, plenty of parents (and kids) have navigated a new diagnosis of asthma with ease and...

How Does Adolescent Health Care Differ From Other Primary Care? Dec 4th, 2020

Adolescence is a time of major changes for your child, and major adjustments for you, as well. Not only are the adolescent years a period of rapid physical growth, but between the ages of 10 and 18, your child faces a lot of changes in their emotional and social development,...

Sports Physicals: Why Your Child Needs One Nov 13th, 2020

Fall is here, and for many schools and communities, that means it’s time for fall and winter sports. For millions of parents across the United States, it also means it’s time to schedule a sports physical.  Data show that as many as 3.5 million kids are injured each year playing...

Parenting a Child With ADHD Oct 13th, 2020

Attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder, or ADHD, affects millions of kids in the United States. And for those dealing with the challenges of parenting a child with ADHD, the worries, fears, and frustrations can seem overwhelming. Because of the issues ADHD causes, children with this condition present unique situations that can strain...

Pediatrics and COVID-19: What You Should Know Sep 3rd, 2020

Unfortunately, after many months, parents still don’t have any universal standards of childcare during this pandemic. Not knowing how to keep your child safe and healthy is stressful, and we’re here to help. At Nevada Pediatric Specialists, our experts urge you to proceed with caution, even though children seem to...