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2160 S. State Rte. 157, Suite B, Glen Carbon, IL 62034

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Holiday Spinner Recall

Hobby Lobby Recalls Holiday Spinners Recently, the craft superstore Hobby Lobby had to recall two spinning light-up toys due to the dangers of choking and ingestion hazards. These items were produced for July 4 and Easter and were solid in a variety of stores around...

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Summer Float Trips Are Moving To The Top Of Your To-Do List Here are some important tips to help keep your kids safe on and in the water while on a float trip. Always jump feet first the first time when you're at your favorite swimming spot.  Clear water might look...

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Combi Shuttle Travel System Recall

Safety Recall Combi USA has recalled a stroller and car seat combination that could potentially pose a falling hazard for infants. This recall was issued May 4, 2017. No injuries have been reported so far but the United States Product Safety Commission recommends that...

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Get Your Toddler to LOVE Brushing Their Teeth

Oral Hygiene For Children Just like immunizations and well-care visits, good oral hygiene plays an important role in the overall health of a child. Fortunately, most parents find brushing and oral care relatively easy to incorporate into a consistent routine...

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It’s a boy! It’s a girl!

Finding Out The Baby's Sex One of the hottest pregnancy trends is the gender reveal. Parents find out the sex of their expected child and throw a party, take a picture, make a video or fly a flag revealing whether "It's a boy!" or "It's a girl!". But not every couple...

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Summer Vacations In 2017

Take your family road trip from notorious to glorious! "Are we there yet? How much longer? Joey keeps touching me! I'm hungry. I'm thirsty. I have to peeeee!" Ah... Road trips with the family. Aren't they relaxing? Traveling by car with your kids can actually be a...

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Infant CPR

A Step-By-Step Guide For CPR One of the most important lessons you learn as a parent is "expect the unexpected". Babies and children are curious, naive, and often careless because they have no idea of the consequences of the dangerous things they try. For this reason...

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Screen Time For Kids

Kids and Screen Time: What is Best for Your Child? If you turned the clock back a decade or two, the only screens most kids used were the television and perhaps a handheld video game.  Still, many parents and professionals limited the amount of time children should...

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10 Tips For Water Safety This Summer

The weather is starting to warm up, and there is no better way to beat the heat and humidity than cooling off in some water. Unfortunately, water also poses a danger to children, so parents and caregivers must take extra steps to ensure safety. The most important...

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Zika Virus

What Parents Need to Know About the Zika Virus The news about the Zika virus has died down from the daily news, but it is still active, so parents should educate themselves about it, especially when traveling. If you have upcoming plans to visit other areas of the...

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Bard & Didriksen Pediatrics

2160 S. State Route 157, Suite B
Glen Carbon, Illinois 62034
Click here for driving directions.
Phone: (618) 692-1212
Fax: (618) 692-4875
After Hours Exchange:
(877) 552-1735


(By Appointment Only)
Monday - Friday 8:30am to 5:00pm
Saturday 8:30am to 12:00pm


Holiday Hours

Closed Thanksgiving
Open Friday After Thanksgiving
Regular Hours:
12/24/2017 and 12/31/2017
Closed Christmas and New Year's Day Closed 12/26/2017 and Open 01/02/2018.