We want to become your partner in caring for your child and provide the best expertise available. From treating ear infections to working with parents on diet and exercise, Clearwater Medical health professionals are here for you.
According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, all children should see the doctor regularly. These well-child visits are a time when parents can check up on their child’s health and make sure that their child is growing and developing normally. Well-child visits usually start a few days after children are born and continue into adulthood.
Only when a baby or preschooler lags far behind, or fails altogether to reach the developmental milestones, or loses a previously acquired skill, is there reason to suspect a mental or physical problem serious enough to be considered a developmental disability.
Vaccines protect your child by immunizing him or her against certain diseases. Many of these vaccines protect your child for life.
For your child to be completely immunized against a disease, he or she must get all the recommended doses. There have been outbreaks of serious diseases in children who did not get fully immunized.
Various factors can influence the likelihood of a child's becoming overweight. Obesity is usually defined as more than 20 percent above ideal weight for a particular height and age. Our healthcare professionals can help you create attainable goals for your child.
Asthma & Allergies
The air we breathe is filled with pollen, pollutants, and dust. Most children and adults are unaffected by these intruders. For a large number of children, however, these simple contaminants can make life miserable.
Diabetes is a disease that affects the whole family, especially when a child is diagnosed. Whether you're a parent, sibling or other family member, your support and understanding can make all the difference. We provide information and resources to help every child and every family adjust to life with diabetes.