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Reading

Reading to Your Baby

Our own Dr. Browder discusses how sharing books with your baby is an important first step in developing vocabulary and eventually learning to read.

Cancer-Prevention

Updated Cancer Prevention Guidance

The HPV vaccine is safe and highly effective at preventing HPV related cancers. It is recommended to begin this 2-dose vaccine series at 9 years old.

Child-Need-Pediatrician

New Bridle Trails Clinic

Allegro's new Bridle Trails clinic is now open for sick and injury care, by appointment only.

Cough

Coughs & Breathing

Coughs are common with many childhood illnesses. Children benefit most from care that supports their breathing, eating, and sleep while their immune system fights off the virus causing the cough.

Nasal-Suction

Nasal Suctioning & Nasal Irrigation

Clearing out mucus from a child's nose can help them eat, sleep, and breathe better when they have a cold.

RSV

Understanding RSV

RSV, or respiratory syncytial virus, is a common childhood illness that affects the nose, throat, and lungs. Learn about the warning signs and information on when to seek care.

Diabetes

Diabetes Awareness

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month! Our own Dr. Brandi Irwin discusses the hard work people with diabetes and their families do every day to manage their disease.

HFM

Hand, Foot, & Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common childhood illness that typically affects children under 5 years old.

Antibiotics

Antibiotics

Antibiotics are a type of medication used to treat infections caused by bacteria. Antibiotics are not able treat infections caused by viruses.

Vomiting

Vomiting & Diarrhea

Vomiting and diarrhea in children is typically caused by a virus affecting the stomach. Vomiting is the body's way of protecting the intestines from germs. Diarrhea is the body's way of getting rid of germs.

Pink-Eye

Pink Eye

Pink eye (or conjunctivitis) is a common childhood infection. Learn about what causes it, how it is treated, tips for giving your child eye drops, and when to seek medical attention.

Flu-Season

Flu Season 2023

One of the most effective things you can do to prevent the spread and complications of influenza is getting a flu vaccine.

Vaccine-Fear

How to Help a Child Who is Fearful of Vaccinations

Tips you can use to help a child who is anxious or fearful of needles and create a positive experience.

Back-to-school

Preparing for Back-to-School

Helpful tips from our doctors for shifting out of summer mode and establishing a consistent back-to-school routine.

Blood-Draw

How to Help a Child Who is Fearful of Needles

Tips you can use to help a child who is anxious or fearful of blood draws and create a positive experience.