Welcome Winter

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Today is officially the first day of winter in the Northern Hemisphere.
Happy Holidays and a beautiful, healthy season from Dr. Millar, Dr. Mansoor, Dr. Ali and everyone at Park Valley Pediatrics!

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2017 Flu Vaccine

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends the flu vaccine for everyone 6 months and older. Everyone in the home should be vaccinated including grandparents and extended family, care takers and pregnant women.

The flu vaccine is recommended for everyone by the end of October according to the October 2017 issue of Pediatrics.

Please call the clinic at (512) 255-7337 to schedule your child’s flu vaccine.

NOTE: All patients must be current with their wellness exams to receive vaccinations.

Read more at the American Academy of Pediatrics web page for 2017 flu season here.

Summer Sun

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It can be a lot of fun to play in the sun, and sunlight is important for our overall health. However, the suns ultra violate rays can cause sun burns and serious health problems. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends covering up and staying in the shade, especially between 10am and 4pm when the suns rays are the strongest. A good sunscreen is also recommended.

Infants and babies should be kept covered up and in the shade, but a minimal amount of sunscreen of at least 15 SPF can be used.

Read more on the American Academy of Pediatrics website.

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!