The Ohio AAP Encourages Families to Keep Child Wellness Visits and Routine Vaccinations

Ohio AAP says to keep well-child visits

By Dr. Melissa Wallace Columbus, OH – The Ohio Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics (Ohio AAP) is encouraging families to maintain routine pediatric appointments during the COVID-19 pandemic. In-person, routine well child visits are still recommended for all children at this time, especially children under two who need to maintain their vaccination schedules. “The risk…

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Use pain relievers the right way to reduce fever

Pain Relievers Help Baby Recover

By Dr. Karen Agnew 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…

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