Education and Support

In addition to treating them when they’re sick, we know you want to help your child with every aspect of life. We have the tools and education that you need from the day your child is born through adolescence.

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Wellness for every child

There are plenty of ways to keep your child well outside of the doctor’s office. Our 5-2-1-0 Family Wellness provides a fun and interactive way to get the whole family involved in a healthy lifestyle.

For a more structured approach, we also offer Let’s Get Healthy!, a 10-week healthy lifestyle program for parents and children. If you need a focus on healthy eating, Let’s Eat Healthy! connects you and your child with a certified dietitian for private, personalized sessions about various nutrition topics.

Tips for bringing home baby

We know that as a new parent, your first concern is safety. Learn all about choking prevention, including first aid, as well as how to safety check your home to keep your baby happy and healthy.

Resources for teens

Teenagers are bound to have questions about their changing lives, and you might have questions, too. Your pediatrician can help you and your child navigate growing and changing together. In addition, we have the information to help you have discussions about various topics, including:

Learn more about community-based services for you and your child.

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For your safety, please select a MyChart video visit on demand or call our MyCare Advice Line at 844-262-1949 before scheduling if:

  • You currently have a temperature greater than 100.4 degrees Fahrenheit
  • In the past 21 days, you have been diagnosed with COVID-19
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  • You are experiencing a new loss of taste and/or sense of smell
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    • fever
    • chills
    • drenching sweats
    • new cough
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    • runny nose or nasal congestion
    • nausea/vomiting/diarrhea

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