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Here are the top ten articles for the Pediatrics Site! These rankings are live and get reset at the beginning of each month, so check back often to see what your fellow visitors are most interested in!
1. When to worry about a baby's head growth
A baby's head circumference is measured at every visit for the first year of life. What do the measurements mean? When to worry? Are growth charts accurate?
2. Should you get a Trampoline?
Backyard trampolines are a favorite amongst kids and adults alike. However, research, statistics, and pure medical experience tells us that they are detrimental to our children's health and well-being. Check out the facts.
3. Why Puberty Makes Kids Vulnerable to Sports Injury
One of the major issues with youth sports today is the most common athlete is also the one most at risk because they are in puberty and very vulnerable to injury. Understanding how puberty impact athletic performance can greatly enhance your understanding of why youth sports needs so much reform.
4. Why Young Athletes Need An Offseason To Stay Healthy
Young athletes are participating in sports at an all time high. But, more is not better at such young ages. Overuse injuries and burnout are occurring at alarming rates and our kids bodies are telling us they need a break.
5. Babies With Small Heads. Should you worry?
Some babies are born with small heads but size is only one factor in determining if there may be a problem.
6. Why Coaching Keeps Our Young Athlete Healthy
Coaching isnīt just about drills and plays. It is actually about keeping our kids healthy on and off the field.
7. Insect Bites and Stings
Avoiding and treating insect bites.
8. Extracurricular Activities
With school starting, be prepared for those dreaded lists of kids activities. Extracurricular activities are fun. But how much is too much? Where do you draw the line? Are kids too busy?
9. Ear Infections In Children
Ear infections are very common in young children. How do you know your child has one and what can you do about it? Does your child need antibiotics or can they fight it on their own?
10. Preventable Deaths Involuntary Breath Holding
Is your child a breath holder? Do you know the difference between a deliberate tantrum and involuntary breathholding? Breathholding can be a behavior, or it can be a symptom of a deadly underlying condition. Learn the precautions that might save the life of a child.
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