News & Updates

The Sad Statistics of Teenage Suicide

Why does Pediatric & Adolescent Health Partners ask our 12 year and older patients on their annual Preventive Care Visits about suicide?? 1. We do this because teenage suicide is the 2nd leading cause of death for youthaged 10 to 24 years. In fact, in 2013, more kids...

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Breast Is Best?

We always hear breast is best, right? What does that mean though? Are you on the fence about breastfeeding? Are you thinking, “I’m gonna try, but am OK if it doesn’t work.” Take the time to watch this documentary and read the article in the link below. Both are...

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Has your provider ordered supplementing for your baby?

There are many factors that make supplementing a necessary and temporary means of feeding your baby. This does not mean that breastfeeding has failed or that you will not be able to successfully breastfeed your infant. This is an addition to your breastfeeding efforts...

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The First Few Days With Your Baby

Babies are smart, strong, agile and act on instinct from the moment they are brought into this world. They are alert following birth for 2-3 hours. It is beneficial for you and your baby to offer skin to skin and your breast at this time. Nursing your baby when he or...

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Do you have nipple pain?

Tenderness is common those first days when you first start to breastfeed your infant. If you have compressed, bruised and bleeding nipples that hurt when you aren’t even feeding, please get help. It takes lots of practice to learn how to latch your baby. In the...

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