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It’s Cold Outside!

Although winter brings frigid outdoor temperatures, it is still important that children get plenty of regular physical activity. To ensure that exercise and outdoor play remain a part of your child’s routine, here are some tips to keep them safe and healthy.

UPDATE!!!!! The office will be closed tomorrow Wednesday February 12, 2014 due to the weather conditions.  If you have an appointment on Thursday February 13, 2014 please call before coming to make sure we are open. If you have an appointment scheduled on Thursday and we are unable to open due to weather conditions, someone from our office will contact you to reschedule.  Be safe and have fun!!!!!

What to do when your child is vomiting or has diarrhea?

Vomiting

Most frequently, vomiting in children is caused by gastroenteritis, which is sometimes called “stomach flu”. It is usually due to a virus that has infected the gastrointestinal tract. Most of these infections don't last long and often cause both vomiting and diarrhea.

Pediatric Associates of Lawrenceville follows the Gwinnett County school system regarding inclement weather.  We will close or delay opening if Gwinnett County school are closed due to severe weather.  Please call the office or check Facebook for further information.

In many households the fast pace of modern life has had the effect of decreasing the importance given to sleep. With an increasing number of extracurricular activities, longer school and work commutes, and the higher demands of schoolwork and jobs has squeezed the hours allotted for rest and sleep into a smaller window of time. Countless research studies (and our everyday experience) have repeatedly confirmed the importance of sleep for health and well-being. It affects every aspect of our lives.

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