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School Starts Soon—Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?

School Starts Soon—Is Your Child Fully Vaccinated?

  School age children, from preschoolers to college students, need vaccines. CDC has online resources and tools to help parents and doctors make sure all kids are up-to-date on recommended vaccines and protected from serious diseases. Your state may require children entering school to be vaccinated against certain diseases, such as pertussis. If you’re unsure of your state’s school requirements, check with your child’s doctor, your child’s school, or your health department. Making sure that children of all ages...

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Welcome

Welcome

Welcome to Fullerton Pediatrics (formally Reyes Pediatrics). Our pediatrics is lead by Dr. Elizabeth R. Reyes, M.D. in Fullerton California, across the street from St. Jude Hospital. We provide Pediatric Medicine from birth to age 18 and has been serving Orange County children for more than 11 years. Our Office Hours is 9am to 5pm, Monday – Friday We accept almost all insurances: PPO, HMO and most Healthy Family and Medi-Cal plans. We accept cash, check, and most forms of credit cards.

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Can Toddlers Be Overweight?

Can Toddlers Be Overweight?

Worried about your toddler or preschooler’s weight? When it is a cause for concern and why. You may find it hard to believe, but even toddlers and preschoolers can be overweight. And you can’t always rely on yourself as a parent to recognize it. It’s hard to tell whether a child is a healthy weight just by looking. Parents, and even some doctors, may think a healthy-weight child is underweight. Or they may tend to underestimate weight gain in children, says Chris Tiongson, MD, pediatrician at Sanford Children’s Health in...

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5 Ways to Win Kids to Healthier Food

5 Ways to Win Kids to Healthier Food

It can be tough getting kids to eat healthfully when you’re on vacation or dashing between sports practice, school, and family errands. Next time fast food signs loom and you’ve got a car full of kids clamoring for junk food, win them over to eating right with these five tips. Plan Ahead Whether you’re eating on-the-run or running out to eat, you can find healthy food for the kids (and yourself) if you make advance plans. Try these do-ahead strategies to improve your child’s eating habits. Make time for breakfast. Give...

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