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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

Raising Children In The Digital Age

Each generation seems to have its own set of challenges for parents. It was the dawn of rock and roll during the fifties and sixties and the sexual revolution in the next decade. Today’s generation of parents must cope with raising children in the digital age, … Continue reading

Should My Child Get A Flu Shot?

Maybe you have been thinking about skipping this year’s flu shot since there were so few cases last year. Think again! Now is not the time to skip a flu shot or even procrastinate. This is true for you and for your child. … Continue reading

Speech Development Expectations: From Infancy to Preschool

Although every child learns to speak at his or her own pace, parents want to know if their child’s speech and language development is on the right track. There are general milestones which are helpful in understanding age-appropriate speech development expectations from infancy to preschool. … Continue reading

Flu Vaccines Are Now Available

Even though COVID is still a serious issue, it is not the only illness that you should be protecting yourself from. With flu season right around the corner and kids heading back to school, it is important that you schedule your child’s flu vaccine as soon as possible. … Continue reading

RSV Cases Surging: What Parents Should Know

The last 18 months have been both frightening and frustrating for parents. The pandemic and everything that occurred around it has upended families and especially children. The CDC has recently issued a health advisory for clinicians and caregivers about the increased interseasonal RSV activity in the southern United States. … Continue reading

How Do I Know If My Child Has Sleep Apnea?

Many people are familiar with adult sleep apnea and its symptoms, but are you aware that children can have this sleep disturbance too? Many of the same symptoms are evident with obstructive sleep apnea in children, and if you are a parent, … Continue reading

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