Jacksonville Pediatricians Blog

7 Common Sense Lessons for Parents from Dr. Benitez

7 Common Sense Lessons for Parents from Dr. Benitez

When expectant moms ask what they need to do once their babies are home, Dr. Benitez tells them that newborns need four things: to be fed, to be clean, to be warm and to be loved. As babies grow, however, their needs change and expand. Children’s and older kids’ needs include the following: 1. Provide Nutritious Food and Limit Snacks While… Continue Reading

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This School Year

5 Ways to Keep Your Kids Healthy This School Year

Returning to school is an exciting time for kids. They get to see old friends and make new ones while picking up new skills. But school is a place where children can pick up germs and share them, too. That’s why it’s essential to help your children by guiding them and helping them establish healthy… Continue Reading

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Learning During Summer Break

5 Tips for Keeping Your Kids Learning During Summer Break

When it’s summertime, beach vacations and fun road trips become the norm. However, the summertime is a prime time for your children to experience “learning loss” and lose key academic skills. But learning doesn’t have to take a back seat to fun. Keep your children’s learning going during the summer break with these effective tips: 1.… Continue Reading

Best Sun Safety Tips For Kids

Best Sun Safety Tips For Kids

Everyone, at every age, needs sun protection. But if you have kids, it’s easy to overlook their skin care – especially in the summer. After all, those lazy beach days can get long; some days might even be overcast. Here are a few vital tips to ensure that your child’s skin is well-protected. 1. Apply Proper… Continue Reading

Protecting Your Child From the Flu

Protecting Your Child From the Flu

As a parent, flu season is always a challenging time of the year and so far 2018 has been no exception. There have been millions of reported cases this season, making it one of the worst in almost a decade. One of the best ways to help prevent your child from contracting the flu is… Continue Reading

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If you feel your child is experiencing a life-threatening event, immediately call 911.