How to talk to your child about mental health

It's important to talk about mental health with your child from an early age

Just like your child’s physical health, it’s also important to keep an eye on their mental health. As a parent, we tend to our child’s needs. Whether that’s an unexplained rash, a high fever or a sore throat, we monitor our child’s physical health and take them to the doctor when we have concerns. Sometimes…

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We’re Adding a New Kings Mills/Mason Location for Your Convenience!

Suburban Pediatrics is proud to announce our merger with Premier Pediatric Group, effective August 1, 2018.

To meet the needs of our families, we’re pleased to announce that we’re merging with Premier Pediatric Group. After August 1, you’ll be able to choose from four Suburban Pediatric Associates offices, including our new 5386 Cox-Smith Rd. Suite A location. At Suburban Pediatrics, we want to continually provide the highest level of health care…

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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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How to keep your infant protected in the summer heat

Suburban Pediatrics provides tips on how to protect your infant from the summer heat

You and your infant may be spending summer inside snuggling with board books or playing on activity mats. Or you may like to be outside splashing in the pool. Either way summer can be a tricky time to keep a baby safe and comfortable in the heat. If your baby is overdressed, an angry heat…

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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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How to make traveling abroad safe and fun with your family

For international travel, we recommend making an appointment early in order to get the appropirate vaccinataions.

As summer rolls around the corner, a beautiful vacation abroad may be on the calendar. As always, we’re committed at Suburban Pediatrics to keep your child safe and healthy. We recommend making an appointment with us about 6 weeks prior to traveling. This appointment will include a comprehensive evaluation based on the country where your…

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How to go toe-to-toe with ingrown toenails

Suburban Pediatrics can help relieve the pain of your teen's ingrown toenail.

Your teenager may be keeping you on your toes these days. But then in addition to the standard pushbacks and complaints, you begin hearing about toe pain. Toe pain, really? But what you see is enough to make your own toes curl. It’s an ingrown toenail. If the ingrown toenail looks to be in the…

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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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