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Our family is growing with your family!

The Suburban family is growing with our new fourth location

Families grow and change, and your Suburban Pediatrics is happy to be adding to its family as well. We’re excited to announce our new addition: On August 1, we will offer a fourth location as we merge with Premier Pediatric Group. We’re dedicated to the health and well-being of all our families. That’s why we…

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Flip-flops: Yes, no, maybe?

How to avoid injuries if your children wear flip-flops

Flip-flops seem to be a kid’s best friend in the summer months. They’re easily available, easy to wear and they come in a variety of colors. Flip-flops provide sweet memories of sandy toes and lazy days on the beach. But, they also provide little arch or heel support and cause a lot of accidents. 27,000…

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Why Social Media and Appts. Don’t Go Hand in Hand

Suburban Pediatrics follows social media privacy guidelines to ensure an effective, safe medical appointment

At Suburban Pediatrics, we want every child to grow to their fullest potential by being both physically and mentally healthy. Your child’s well-being is our primary focus at every appointment. We want to use that time to answer your questions, address any concerns and give all of our undivided attention to your child. After all,…

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6 tips for managing children’s screen time

Tablets, handheld games, smartphones, TVs. There are so many technology options for children to use both for educational purposes and for simple fun. But with those opportunities, there are also serious downsides. Too much time spent with noses buried in a screen. Not enough time spent playing outside or interacting face to face with others.…

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How we can form the best parent-pediatrician team

A strong parent-pediatrician team helps children develop to their fullest potential.

Today’s parents are more informed and proactive in their children’s healthcare, which is essential to ensure the best care possible. At Suburban Pediatric Associates, we welcome and encourage parental involvement. We believe that together we form a powerful team for all our children – from birth through adolescence. Our Pediatricians and Nurse Practitioners promise that…

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Getting the right vaccines keeps international travel safe and fun

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Whether it’s for pleasure, business, volunteering or education, more Americans are traveling internationally than ever before. Having the opportunity to experience the sights, sounds and tastes of different cultures is exciting and often life-changing. But nothing can put an end to the fun of your daughter’s mission trip to Ecuador quite like a bad case…

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Have all your moments in the sun be safe

Even after a mild winter, the warmth of the sun’s rays draws you and your family out of the house. It’s so easy to bolt outside for a game of catch or fun on the swing set. In the excitement, you forget about sun safety. According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, 25 percent of…

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Get the straight scoop on poop

Parenting makes you worry about things you didn’t even consider before. Like poop. Not just poop in general, but its frequency, size and color. But here’s the scoop on poop: Most of the time you don’t have to be concerned. Like adults, children have different patterns of bowel movements. Some may go 1 to 2…

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Use pain relievers the right way to reduce fever

We’ve heard “Feed a cold, starve a fever” for as long as we can remember. But following that traditional saying isn’t the best advice to reduce your child’s temperature. Fevers – especially a child’s first one – can cause worry and anxiety in parents. It’s important to remember that fever is common and a positive…

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How to manage cold & flu season

Cough, cough, cough. Sniffle, sniffle, sniffle.

Those congested sounds – and other much worse ones – are the tell-tale signs that it’s cold and flu season. So, it’s a good time to remember how to help your family fend off the aches, pains and yucks.

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