A Provider’s Perspective

Articles and videos by our DMG CRS providers to help you manage the health of you and your family.

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Tips for Getting Children with Special Needs Vaccinated

Whether it’s childhood immunizations or vaccinations for the flu or COVID-19, getting a vaccine is an anxiety-causing process for many children.  If your child has special needs or a complex medical condition, getting vaccinations can be more stressful for both you and your child.
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The Importance and Safety of Childhood Vaccinations

As a parent or guardian, it’s our responsibility to provide safe care for our children and asking questions and getting the facts from credible sources are part of that responsibility.
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Benefits of Breastfeeding for You and Your Baby

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends “exclusive breastfeeding for about six months, followed by continued breastfeeding as complementary foods are introduced, with continuation of breastfeeding for one year or longer as mutually desired by mother and infant.”
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Mental Health and Your Child

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Unfortunately, children in the United States are currently facing a mental health crisis.
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What Immunizations Does Your Family Need?

According for the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), before the four dose vaccine was available, approximately 20,000 children were affected by Hibs annually.
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How Telehealth Can Help You and Your Child

A March 2021 survey found that 61% of respondents had used telehealth vs. less than 20% in March 2020.  The COVID-19 pandemic created a need for a safe way to visit with a medical provider
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Early Intervention for Infants and Toddlers with Developmental Disabilities

March is Developmental Disabilities Month.  According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the United States has experienced an increase in children with developmental disabilities. 
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Dental Services Expanded with the Addition of Two Dentists

DMG Children’s Rehabilitative Services (DMG CRS) has expanded dental health services, including more space and two new dentists. 
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COVID-19 and Kids’ Mental Health

Adolescents and young adults may try to hide their struggles because of fear, shame, or a sense of responsibility to avoid burdening others.
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Healthy Weight, Child Diabetes and Your Child

Did you know November was American Diabetes Month?  About 210,000 Americans under age 20 are estimated to have diagnosed diabetes.
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Supporting Your Kids through Holiday Stress

The holidays are a time of peace, love, joy, and family, but it’s also a time where schedules are irregular, routines are disrupted, meals are heavier, and sugar abounds. 
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Dental Health in Children: Get the Facts

October is Dental Hygiene Month, which is somewhat ironic as Halloween, the day of the year where children probably get more candy than ever, also is in October.  So, why not take this month to talk to your children about the importance of taking care of their teeth?
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What Is Pediatric Physical Therapy ?

Pediatric physical therapists provide services for children with developmental disabilities from birth to 21 years-old; in addition, the team provides support and education to the patient’s family.
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Newborn Screenings: What You Need to Know

Did you know September is Newborn Screening Awareness Month?  Newborn screening allows identification and treatment of a disease before symptoms even emerge.
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We’re Here for You…Safely

As you and your children are part of the DMG Children’s Rehabilitative (DMG CRS) family, we want to ensure you know we are always here for you. Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, DMG CRS has remained open to support the health of our patients and their families.
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Message from DMG CRS About COVID-19

The health and safety of our CMG CRS community of patients, families, staff and providers is our highest priority.