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Questions to Ask Your Pediatrician on Your Next Visit

As parents working in a pediatric group ourselves, we know that parenthood can be one of the most joyful but also stressful experiences in life, especially if you’re a first-time parent. Like you, we also wish that there was a manual or instruction booklet that had all the answers. In this blog, our pediatrics in … Continue reading

5 Tips for Caring for Your Child with ADHD

ADHD or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder is a behavior disorder characterized by difficulties with maintaining attention and controlling energy. It is common among children; with the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) pointing at a 9.4% prevalence rate per a 2016 national parent survey. If your child has undergone pediatrics in Greenbelt, Maryland, and … Continue reading

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Some Things to Know About Sports Physical

A sports physical isn’t your regular physical or the well-child check-up you would bring your child or teen to. In our experience as a provider of pediatrics in Greenbelt, Maryland, we at Edge Pediatrics have seen how parents may sometimes confuse this to be a replacement for a regular physical—which isn’t so, primarily because a … Continue reading

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What To Expect on Your First Well-Baby Exam

Is your child due to a well-baby check-up soon? We’re sure you have a lot of questions about their overall condition and whether they are developing at a normal rate. In any case, at Edge Pediatrics, your trusted provider of pediatrics in Greenbelt, Maryland, we say a successful check-up is one that is well-prepared for. … Continue reading

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Effective Ways to Prevent Childhood Obesity

Obesity is a common health condition affecting a large number of children in the United States. According to studies, almost 20 percent of children are considered obese. Causes Lack of physical activity, unhealthy eating habits, or a combination of these factors is the main contributor to childhood obesity. Genetic and hormonal factors can also cause … Continue reading

Natural Ways to Manage Asthma Symptoms

Asthma is a chronic condition in which a person’s airways to inflame and narrow and produce extra mucus. This makes breathing difficult and trigger coughing, whizzing, and shortness of breath. The most common signs of asthma include: Shortness of breath Chest tightness Coughing, especially at night Wheezing Difficulty breathing If you or a loved one … Continue reading

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