Even though whooping cough can be prevented with a vaccine, it remains a large problem in the United States, both because of growing numbers of unvaccinated children and the fact that the whooping cough vaccine can wear off in the teenage years. We’ve answered some frequently asked questions about whooping cough below. What is Whooping Cough? [...]
If you have never heard of dry drowning before, you’re not alone. Many parents have no idea what dry drowning is even if they’ve read up on swimming safety. In this blog, we’ll cover what dry drowning is, the symptoms in children, treatment, and prevention. What Is Dry Drowning? Dry drowning, also known as secondary drowning [...]
Because of their inability to express their specific discomfort, it can be tricky to know when your baby is experiencing teething symptoms and when there might be another issue to blame. These common teething signs, especially when experienced together, likely indicate teething pain in children from three months to three years old. 1. Swollen, Puffy Gums [...]
Asthma attacks can be incredibly scary, but they can also be preventable. If your childing is living with asthma, follow these tips for how to prevent asthma attacks at home and school. Preventing Asthma Attacks at Home Keep Things Clean One of the best ways to prevent asthma attacks at home is to be vigilant in [...]
A patient satisfaction survey was sent out earlier this year, and participants were automatically entered into our bike giveaway drawing after completing the survey. Griselda Scott was selected to be the lucky owner of a brand new Mongoose bike! Congratulations, Griselda!
Our very own Dr. Steinberg of Woodburn Pediatric Clinic received an honorable mention for the 2018 Rural Health Hero awards! The Rural Health Hero award: Recognizes an individual, provider, practice or community for making a distinguished, unique or exceptional contribution to improving the quality of life for rural Oregonians. Criteria may include going above and beyond [...]
Woodburn Pediatric Clinic is pleased to provide free “Caring for Baby” classes for all expectant parents in the community. Our team will discuss everything you need to know about caring for your baby in the first few weeks of life to help soon-to-be moms and dads feel more confident when the big day arrives. The next [...]
The summer is heating up, and with many children home from school and playing outdoors, it’s important to know the symptoms of heat stroke and heat exhaustion in kids, as well as how to treat it. Here’s some helpful information from the pediatricians at Woodburn to help keep your kids cool this summer. Disclaimer: The information [...]
Summer break means sports teams and sleepaway camp, and whenever kids are in close quarters, lice can become a problem. Read on as the pediatricians at Woodburn Pediatric Clinic cover everything you need to know about head lice symptoms, treatment, and prevention. Head Lice Symptoms While there are several head lice symptoms, the most common is [...]
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.