Family with dog for Pets Blog

By Dr. Rosalynd Brackens Your kids have been begging for a dog to walk, a gerbil to snuggle or lizard they can feed. Are you ready for a commitment of many years and possibly a lot of money? There are many benefits of adding a pet to your household. On the other hand, dogs and…

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Girl Looking at Phone in Children and Social Media Blog

By Dr. Ronna Schneider It’s inevitable that your child is going to want social media accounts. They’ve grown up playing games and watching videos on their tablets — why should Facebook be any different? Actually, Facebook is for older people — at least that’s what your kid will say. Teens and adolescents are much more…

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suburban pediatrics pediatrician

By Dr. Jennifer Ringel Retail-based clinics (RBCs) are growing in popularity across the United States as parents turn to clinics for some of their children’s basic medical needs. RBCs can feel convenient but are they really a good substitute for a primary care physician (PCP) visit? Why pediatricians are important Some use RBCs for quick,…

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mental health tips during the quarantine

By Dr. Carla Barreau With long periods of uncertainty, it’s important to take control of the moments you can. By diving into long-term projects, finding humor in each day or simply reminding yourself this is temporary, you can capture small moments of control during chaotic times. This is our third and final blog in a…

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Keep your children's mental health strong during the quarantine - get parenting support

By Dr. Rosalynd Brackens Now more than ever, it’s important for you and your children to be as emotionally strong as possible. We understand you may feel more anxious because of these uncertain times. We hope you take the time to establish or continue self-care practices that reflect who you are! From playing outside and…

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well check vs. office visit

By Dr. Kristin Kaltenstadler At Cincinnati Children’s Liberty, Mason and Springdale Primary Care, we always want what’s best for you and your child. That’s why we try to keep well-check appointments and office visits separate whenever possible. However, these visits do get combined because of certain circumstances. We’re happy to do this, but insurance requires…

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

By Dr. Garrett Searcy 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…

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Cincinnati Children's can help relieve the pain of your teen's ingrown toenail.

By Dr. Rosalynd Brackens 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…

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Cincinnati Children's follows social media privacy guidelines to ensure an effective, safe medical appointment

By Dr. Aimee Reeder At Cincinnati Children’s Liberty, Mason and Springdale Primary Care, 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…

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

By Dr. Angelique Gloster Today’s parents are more informed and proactive in their children’s healthcare, which is essential to ensure the best care possible. At Cincinnati Children’s Liberty, Mason and Springdale Primary Care, we welcome and encourage parental involvement. We believe that together we form a powerful team for all our children — from birth…

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