If you’re wondering why to vaccinate your children against common illnesses, you may have already come into contact with misinformation about childhood vaccines and immunizations.
If you’re a new mother learning the ins and outs of breastfeeding, you don’t have to go it alone. Remember, breastfeeding is a learned skill, and no one expects you to get the hang of it immediately. Here are five helpful breastfeeding tips from the lactation specialists at Woodburn Pediatrics.
This year’s flu season has been especially prominent, not only in its duration, but also in the number of reported cases of the flu in children and adults. These tips will help you protect your child during flu season:
Airplanes can be a breeding ground for germs, especially when you’re traveling with curious toddlers. While there’s no way to ensure that your kids won’t get sick after traveling on an airplane, this healthy traveling checklist can help: Get Your Flu Shots Regardless of whether you’re traveling for the holidays, if you want to keep your [...]
Babies visit the doctor a lot in the first year of life, which is why it’s so important to find a pediatrician you like and trust. Read our advice on choosing a pediatrician for your newborn below. When Do You Choose a Pediatrician? You’ll want to select a pediatrician for your baby before you deliver. The [...]
Youth sports have many benefits for children of all ages. Motor skills, social skills, and discipline are all developed when playing a team sport. Plus, it’s one of the best ways to get kids excited about exercise. As with all physical activity, there are some risks involved which is why we recommend you always have a [...]
Children often complain about tummy aches for a wide variety of reasons, from mild sickness to nervousness about going back to school. In case their stomach pain does have a more serious cause, it’s important to know when it’s time to take them to the pediatrician. Continue reading for warning signs of appendicitis in children, so [...]
Vaccinations are an important part of protecting your children from all kinds of diseases from Chickenpox to Tuberculosis. Most vaccines are given in the first year of life, but some, require booster shots in later years and others, like the HPV vaccine, aren’t recommended until later in adolescence. In this blog, we’ll cover the HPV vaccine [...]
Sensory Processing Disorder, also known as Sensory Integration Disorder, is a condition that causes the brain to be overly sensitive or under sensitive to stimuli. The symptoms of the disorder can vary greatly from one child to the next. At Woodburn Pediatric, we’ve worked with many parents and occupational therapists to help children with sensory processing [...]
Mumps may not be very common in the United States thanks to our stringent vaccine program, but the latter part of 2016 saw a national outbreak that affected 46 states and the District of Columbia. An outbreak of Mumps in Oregon has people worried, especially parents of children who have not yet completed their full MMR vaccine schedule. The doctors at Woodburn [...]