Caring for Kids…at Billings Clinic

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6 Reasons Routine Well Child Visits Benefit Your Child

Mother and Son at table

Did you know that school aged kids and teens benefit from well child care too?  Visits with a pediatric provider when your children are healthy are just as important as visits when they are sick.  Here are 6 reasons why these visits are important and will benefit your child: Growth – Anyone who has recently … continue reading

7 things to know when choosing safe holiday gifts for kids

The holidays should be a time for children’s imaginations to run wild and for them to experience the joy of receiving new toys. That’s why we encourage you to read through this information from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) before you finalize your child’s letter to Santa. In 2009, an estimated 250,100 children under … continue reading

Teaching and Guiding vs Discipline

Teaching and guiding is about developing your child’s morals, values, rules and standards for acceptable behavior. Discipline, in the teaching and guiding sense, helps your child learn right from wrong and learn to trust. More about discipline in my Vlog here:

How sitting, holding and laying affects baby’s development

Motor development is always a concern for parents of infants and toddlers. There are questions about when babies should roll, sit up, crawl, walk, talk, jump, climb, run, etc. So are there special ways to help development or things to avoid that can hinder development? As a physical therapist, I have some pointers for parents, … continue reading

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