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Coronavirus Update

Kids First Pediatrics of Raeford is closely following the most up-to-date announcements and information on the known cases of Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19). Because this information is always changing, we will be monitoring all updated from the World Health Organization and Centers for Disease Control.  … Continue reading

When Should Kids Get The Flu Vaccine?

This year in particular, parents should be vigilant about finding out when their kids should get the flu shot and how many shots they may need. Certain children will need two shots for total protection. Read on to find out when should kids get the flu vaccine and at what age. … Continue reading

Face Mask Tips For Children During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Since the CDC recommends children over the age of 2 wear masks in social situations, many parents worry their child will have a problem complying  with this mandate. If you are among those concerned parents, here are some practical face mask tips for children during the COVID-19 pandemic. … Continue reading

How To Talk To Your Children About Mental Health

The first time a parent hears their young child say an unpleasant word, their reaction is usually: “Where did you learn that?” The truth is, many times the child will point at the dad or mom. Oops!
Yes, our little ones are sponges that mimic what we say and do. … Continue reading

A Message from Kids First Pediatrics

We, at Kids First Pediatrics, and our work family, mourn with our community. We grieve the losses of too many black men and women whose lives have been senselessly taken.We are listening to the voices within our community and to those across the nation who are protesting racial injustice.We have devoted our careers to caring for children. … Continue reading

How To Spot Red Flags In Teens?

Getting through the teen years can be close to traumatic for some parents. Some of the issues can be serious while others can be almost comical, but it is rare to slip through those years with no problems. Since we are all busy raising our families, … Continue reading

What To Do When Your Baby Won’t Stop Crying

Our infants convey lots of messages to us even though they can’t speak. They smile and giggle when happy, they can be fidgety when uncomfortable and hungry, and yes, they cry, and cry. Some babies cry a lot! You are not the first mom to ask what to do when your baby won’t stop crying, … Continue reading

How to Choose Your Pediatrician

Selecting a pediatrician is a very important step in every parent’s life as well as the life of their child. There can be many different factors to consider when making this decision, but there are a few in particular that should carry the most weight for you and your family. … Continue reading

Immediate Care For A Child’s Asthma Attack

It can be difficult to ascertain if your very young child has asthma, so it’s important to watch for symptoms, note when they occur, and report those to Kids First Pediatrics of Raeford and Fayetteville. An asthma attack in a young child can be quite frightening, … Continue reading

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