Childproofing Your Bedrooms
Childproofing Your Bedrooms

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  • Ensuring furniture and equipment meets safety standards is an important step for childproofing your child's room.
  • Scanning your bedrooms for choking hazards and moving them out of reach can help protect your child.
  • Securing medicine and firearms is an essential part of childproofing your home.
Childproofing Your Home, Room by Room
Childproofing Your Home, Room by Room

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  • While the majority of childhood injuries happy at home, they can be prevented with a few simple steps.
  • As your child hits new milestones, you will have to continually childproof your home, room by room.
  • Start by childproofing the kitchen and bathroom(s) in your home.
How to Dress Your Baby in Winter
How to Dress Your Baby in Winter

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  • Cold winter months make it so babies need help regulating their body temperature.
  • As a rule of thumb, dress your baby in the same number of layers you would wear plus one.
  • Bulky outerwear can interfere with the proper fit of car seat restraints. 
Talk With a Doc Event in our Payson Office
Talk With a Doc Event in our Payson Office

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  • Happening on Monday, October 21 at 7 pm in the Utah Valley Pediatrics' Payson office.
  • Free to expecting moms and dads, our pediatrician will answer common newborn health questions to keep infants healthy.
  • Attendees can expect free refreshments, free diaper-bag backpacks, and an office tour.
Jaclyn Knight Joins Our American Fork Office
Jaclyn Knight Joins Our American Fork Office

We are excited to announce that Jaclyn Knight, FNP has joined our office in American Fork. Jaclyn is a mother of four and a reluctant Redsox fan. She brings 13 years of Labor & Delivery experience and enjoys helping new moms with breastfeeding concerns. In her spare time, she enjoys traveling, being outdoors, and playing … Continue reading “Jaclyn Knight Joins Our American Fork Office”

Evening & Weekend Appointments now at American Fork
Evening & Weekend Appointments now at American Fork

After hours night-time pediatric care in American Fork is now easier than ever. The Utah Valley Pediatrics office accepts appointments until 8:00 pm.

Talk With a Doc: Preparing for Your New Baby
Talk With a Doc: Preparing for Your New Baby

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  • Happening on Wednesday, September 25 at 7 pm in the Utah Valley Pediatrics' Spanish Fork office.
  • Free to expecting moms and dads, our pediatrician will answer common newborn health questions to keep infants healthy.
  • Attendees can expect free refreshments, giveaways, and an office tour.
Escape Artists: Keeping Curious Kids Safe
Escape Artists: Keeping Curious Kids Safe

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  • Giving toddlers the independence they want when they start walking can be difficult as they tend to run off.
  • Laying out guidelines and expectations can help you and your child navigate situations while still providing some freedom to explore.
  • Being aware of everyday household dangers and areas that are hazards for your child can help avoid disaster. 
Do We Have to Worry About Ticks in Utah?
Do We Have to Worry About Ticks in Utah?

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  • Due to climate change, confirmed cases of Lyme disease have increased here in Utah.
  • Guarding against ticks when spending time in the outdoors prevents illnesses that can occur with even a single bite.
  • If you find your child has a tick, take care in removing it and treating the area.
Toddler Choking Hazards and Prevention
Toddler Choking Hazards and Prevention

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  • Food causes 60 percent of non-fatal choking incidences, with hard candy being the leading culprit.
  • Only serve children food that they are developmentally ready for and keep small objects out of reach.
  • You and any of your children’s caregivers should learn CPR and choking first aid.

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