The Importance of Sleeping Soundly

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Make sure your children are getting enough sleep with these wellness tips from Summit Healthcare pediatricians. From the moment your baby arrives in the world, his or her body craves rest. “Sleep is critical for healthy development of a child, and a consistent schedule is important for parents as well,” says Daniel Brewer, D.O., pediatrician with Summit Healthcare Medical Center. …

How to Keep Your Kids Healthy in Winter

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Cold weather means flu season and kids spending more time indoors. Learn how to keep your children healthier through flu vaccination and more exercise. THE VALUE OF VACCINATION The flu runs rampant during the fall and winter months, causing a wide variety of symptoms, including cough, fever, headache, and sore throat. In severe circumstances, the seasonal virus can be fatal. …

5 Steps to a Better Back-to-School Sleep Routine

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When school starts, sleep is more important than ever. Make sure your kids get the rest they need for a successful school year. AFTER THE LONG, carefree days of summer, getting back in the rhythm of the school year can be difficult. However, a good night’s sleep is incredibly important for your child’s health and academic success. Poor sleep in children — …

Healthy Steps: Child Health Resources for Parents

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Based on a national, evidence-based primary care model designed to enhance a baby’s emotional, intellectual, and physical growth during the first five years of life, Summit Healthcare’s Healthy Steps for Young Children program connects parents with Harvard-trained specialists and a wealth of child health resources and information. The program offers the following services to parents raising babies from birth through …