Tag: children’s health

Des Moines Pediatric Dentist Guide

The Des Moines Pediatric Dentist Guide is here to help you find the best dentist for your child. All local pediatric dentists compiled in one place.

Caring for a Child with Down Syndrome

Down syndrome is a genetic condition where a child is born with an extra copy of the 21st chromosome. Although genetic testing is available...

Des Moines and Central Iowa Pediatrician and Family Medicine Guide

Looking for a pediatrician in Des Moines? Here's a guide to Des Moines pediatricians and family medicine physicians to help you choose.

Your Flu Shot Questions Answered

Cold and flu season is here. If you have questions about getting the flu shot or whether anything is different this year due to...

The Parallels between Pediatric Cancer and Pandemics

It’s no secret this year has been tough on all of us. I know I’m not alone in saying I’ve been feeling stressed out...

What to Expect If Your Child Has a Cavity

No parent wants to hear that his or her child has a cavity. You may wonder if you’ve done anything wrong or be unsure...

Well-Child Visits, Sports Physicals, and Vaccinations

The COVID-19 pandemic has turned our lives and calendars upside down. To protect your families and each other, most have stayed in and often...

Tips for Going Back to School Safely

Back to school looks different this year in light of COVID-19. As parents, we want to keep our kids safe and healthy. The Iowa Clinic...

Tips for Kids Wearing Face Masks

Across Iowa, children are getting ready to head back to school. In many school districts, masks are encouraged, if not required. But as any...

What’s the Ideal Age for Braces?

Braces. It’s one of those things you hear that creates an immediate emotional response. Good or bad, there is typically a feeling that rises when...