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As early as 3–6 months of age, babies begin to notice and express preference by race (Bar-Haim, 2006). Between the ages of 3 and 5, children begin to apply stereotypes, categorize people by race, and express racial bias (Winkler, 2009). White North American children begin to report negative explicit attitudes toward people of color as
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Touchpoint Pediatrics is pleased to announce that we offer ear piercing services for our patients by appointment. We have both gold and diamond starter earring sets. Please contact our office for more information.
Congratulations! Your bundle of joy and sleeplessness has finally arrived, and you are switching gears from frequent OB/GYN appointments to frequent pediatrician visits. Your first pediatrician visit is an important milestone and a supportive setting to ask questions and gain reassurance that baby is healthy and thriving. It is also the optimal time for
Although immunizations have become a controversial issue in recent years, decades of research and countless scientific studies have upheld the safety of the routine vaccinations for infants and children and have specifically concluded that there is no link between child vaccines and autism. The vast majority of medical professionals believe that the risk of
Many children suffer with ADHD — attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. They may have problems concentrating at school or may have been labeled as difficult students by their teachers. At home, you may notice that your child has become moody or undergone other personality changes. At Touchpoint Pediatrics, we can walk through an ADHD evaluation with you and your child to see if
The emotional development of any child brings with it a plethora of unavoidable ups and downs. But, occasionally, circumstances will cause a child to be unhappier than might seem typical, and this can be a result of depression. According to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA), up to 2-3% of children ages
Being ill is never pleasant. For parents who have to watch their child struggle with illness, the experience may be even more difficult, as the urge to intervene and lessen the pain takes hold. If you’ve visited a pediatrician with your under-the-weather child, and your doctor chose not to prescribe an antibiotic to treat