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

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Over The Counter Medication

3 Common Mistakes Parents Make When Giving Kids Over-the-Counter Medicine The blooming trees and the roar of lawn mowers also means there is a large amount of pollen in the air, some of which can cause allergy symptoms in children. There are some great...

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Healthy Sleep Habits for Babies

Getting your baby to sleep well can be a challenge. One of the most critical aspects of getting your baby to sleep well is realizing a few essential facts about healthy sleep for babies. First, babies need lots of sleep when they're youngest, but those sleep needs can...

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Back To School: 2017 Physicals

Time to Make Appointments For Your Children's Physicals For some parents, it may seem like school just ended for the summer. But even though you may be in the midst of summer reading lists, trips to the pool and time spent outside, the remainder of your summer...

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Can Potty-Training Make Your Toddler Sick?

Sigmund Freud believed that if a parent failed to properly potty train, the child could grow up to be what we now call "anal", or too rigid and controlling. From a medical, if not a psychological perspective, Freud had a point. Potty training that works against the...

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August Is National Immunization Awareness Month

No matter what your age, getting shots is never fun. But, vaccines are important and well worth the momentary discomfort in order to be protected against some pretty nasty diseases. Since August is National Immunization Awareness Month, we want to take a minute to...

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Eating Disorders In Children

Three things about Eating disorders in children you wish you knew sooner What it looks like: Eating disorders come in many different shapes and sizes. However there are some warning signs that you can look for. Lost interest in food: This may seem obvious, however it...

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Is Breastfeeding Dangerous?

Warnings against infant starvation related to breastfeeding have been circulating on the internet lately. Some have even recommended supplementation with formula for the first few days, just to be sure. Is it true that breastfeeding exclusively can lead to starving...

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June 2017 Safety Recalls

An expandable safety gate and children's robes were the major safety recalls in June of 2017. Madison Mill Safety Gate Madison Mill has recalled their Foldaway safety gate. This expandable gate has V-shaped openings at the top which are large enough for a small...

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Fidget Spinner Fad

Should You Buy One for Your Child? If you have children, then you have no doubt heard about fidget spinners. Across the nation, these little gadgets are the most-wanted toy. The high demand makes them hard to find, and stores that get some in stock usually sell out...

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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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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
Closed Christmas and New Year's Day
Regular Hours 12/26/17 and 1/2/18