Mothers Day Crafts

We love seeing handmade gifts and crafts from kids!

This one was from Mothers Day made by Lilli, age 3.

Email your pictures if you want a chance to be featured on our blog or Instagram at info@drmillar.com !
(Note please do NOT send any personal or medical information as we can not reply from this email. Call the office with any questions or concerns).

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Check out a lot of great Mothers Day AND Father’s Day ideas on Pintrest!

After Hours Acute Care Now Offered

EXCITING NEWS:

Beginning September 6, 2016 Park Valley Pediatrics, P.L.L.C. will be extending our clinic hours
To provide quality and continuity of care to your children
We will open for Acute Care (Sick Visits)

Monday through Friday
5:30 pm to 8:30 pm

at the East Location
16010 Park Valley Drive, Suite # 300
Round Rock, TX 78681

Please call the office at 512.255.7337 (before 5 pm)
to pre-schedule the appointment
Walk-ins are welcome.

 

 

 

Summer Sun Care for Babies and Children

Protect Children from too Much Sun

Wear hats, sunglasses, and protective clothing.
Use sunscreen with SPF 15+ on kids over six months; keep infants out of direct sunlight.
Limit time in the mid-day sun – the sun is most intense between 10 and 4.

(More environmental tips for children)

Sun Recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics

Babies under 6 months:

  • The two main recommendations from the AAP to prevent sunburn are to avoid sun exposure, and to dress infants in lightweight long pants, long-sleeved shirts, and brimmed hats that shade the neck to prevent sunburn. However, when adequate clothing and shade are not available, parents can apply a minimal amount of sunscreen with at least 15 SPF (sun protection factor) to small areas, such as the infant’s face and the back of the hands. If an infant gets sunburn, apply cool compresses to the affected area.

For All Other Children:

  • The first, and best, line of defense against harmful ultraviolet radiation (UVR) exposure is covering up. Stay in the shade whenever possible, and limit sun exposure during the peak intensity hours – between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.
  • Wear a hat with a three-inch brim or a bill facing forward, sunglasses (look for sunglasses that provide 97% -100% protection against both UVA and UVB rays), and clothing with a tight weave.
  • On both sunny and cloudy days use a sunscreen with an SPF 15 or greater that protects against UVA and UVB rays.
  • Be sure to apply enough sunscreen — about one ounce per sitting for a young adult.
  • Reapply sunscreen every two hours, or after swimming or sweating.
  • Use extra caution near water and sand (and even snow!) as they reflect UV rays and may result in sunburn more quickly.

– See more at: https://www.aap.org/en-us/about-the-aap/aap-press-room/news-features-and-safety-tips/pages/Sun-and-Water-Safety-Tips.aspx#sthash.nYkz91JC.dpuf

 

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