June is National CMV Awareness Month

Cytomegalovirus (CMV) sounds scary, but it is a pretty common virus. Generally, it is harmless to people with healthy immune systems. However, as one of the most common congenital viral infections in the US, it does cause permanent health problems in roughly 6000 infants a year. These can include deafness, blindness, and Cerebral Palsy. Currently … Continue reading June is National CMV Awareness Month

Love the skin you are in! Protecting you

Love the skin you are in! Protecting your skin from harmful UV rays is the absolute best prevention against skin cancer there is. The American Academy of Pediatrics has put together some helpful tips on ensuring the whole family is protecting themselves appropriately from harmful sun exposure. Babies Under 6 Months: - Keep babies under … Continue reading Love the skin you are in! Protecting you

2018-2019 Influenza season is here in full force!

Signs of the flu are:- A sudden high fever- Chills and shakes with the fever- Headache, body aches, and extreme tiredness- Sore throat and/or a dry, hacking cough- Stuffy, runny nose - Vomiting and loose, runny stoolsHow do I treat it?- Encourage frequent fluids- Treat fever- Rest! Rest! Rest!Call /see your health care provider if … Continue reading 2018-2019 Influenza season is here in full force!