does your child need a doctor right now?

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does your child need a doctor right now?

Having three kids under the age of six is quite exciting. We never have a dull moment in our house and often have injuries and illnesses that need to be tended to by a doctor. I have learned a lot over the past six years about when a child needs to be seen by a doctor immediately and when certain things can wait until their regular pediatrician is available. I created this blog to help other parents learn about the injuries and illnesses that their children may experience when a doctor isn't available to take a child to whenever these things happen.


Electrical Shock Injury: Frequently Asked Questions

From being struck by lightening, to touching a power line, or accidentally grabbing an exposed wire inside your home, there are several ways you can suffer injury from electrical shock. The extent of your injuries after an electrical shock will vary upon the voltage you were exposed to, your overall health, and how long you were exposed to the voltage. If you or a loved one ever suffer from an electrical shock injury, here are the answers to a few frequently asked questions you might have. Read More 

What Can You Expect From A Doula?

Doulas are women who are trained to provide physical and emotional support to women in labor. Pregnant women who work with doulas often have better experiences in childbirth. You can hire a doula through a doula program that exists to provide services to expectant mothers and their families. Here are four things you can expect when you decide to hire a doula. 1. Pre-Labor Consultation Before you go into labor, you'll want the opportunity to meet your doula. Read More 

What To Do If You Think You Have Flu Symptoms

Flu season is at its height right now, and thousands of people have become severely ill from this condition. Even healthy people can be potentially made very sick by the flu. If you think that you're developing flu symptoms, quickly read this guide to find out what you should do to prevent it from becoming dangerous for you. Know That Time Is of the Essence When it comes to treating the flu, time is definitely of the essence. Read More 

Your First Vitamin Infusion: 4 Tips For A Good Experience

Vitamin and mineral infusions are becoming more and more popular. They are a good option for getting plenty of nutrition into your bloodstream in a short period of time. Basically, you will show up to a clinic, lie down on a comfortable bed similar to a hospital bed, and wait for about 30 minutes while the vitamins and minerals are dripped into your arm via an IV. The process is simple, but there are still a few tips you should follow your first time around. Read More 

Finding A Direct Primary Care Physician, And Other Healthcare Tips

Health and well-being go hand in hand since your entire quality of life will suffer if you aren't paying impeccable attention to your medical care. In addition to finding the best direct primary care physician, you should put together a healthcare strategy that you can implement now, and also for the rest of your life as you age. If you follow the points below you will be able to have some direction about how your medical care is handled. Read More