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Age Appropriate Toys

AGE-APPROPRIATE TOYS The following is a list of toys that the American Academy of Pediatrics recommends for specific age groups. Use these recommendations when shopping for toys. However, always remember that these are merely guidelines. Parents should continue to watch out for mislabeled toys and always provide proper supervision for children. Newborn to 1-Year Old Baby Choose “eye catching” toys that appeal to your baby’s sight, hearing, and touch. Large blocks of wood or plastic Pots and pans Rattles Soft, washable animals, dolls Large balls Busy boards Floating bath toys Squeeze toys Musical toys 1- to 2-Year Old Toddler Choose…

Vaccine Update

VACCINE UPDATES: Flu shots (and Flu Mist for healthy kids 5 years and over) ARE AVAILABLE NOW! They are now recommended for everyone 6 months and over, with the “at high risk” patients getting first priority. These include children with asthma, diabetes, heart defects, and any child 6 months to 2 years old.  Despite what many believe, you CANNOT get the flu (INFLUENZA) from the Flu Shot. However, only certain strains of flu are in the vaccine each year, and since this virus has a tendency to mutate, you could become ill with other “flu” strains or viruses that cause flu-like…