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

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Swimmer’s Ear: The Other Ear Infection

What is Swimmer's Ear? Usually when people say "ear infection" they mean a middle ear infection, the kind babies and toddlers often suffer from. A cold or allergy can create excess fluid that fills the Eustachian tubes between the ear and throat, causing an...

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How to Treat Bug Bites and Stings at Home

The warmer seasons provide a great time to get out and enjoy all that the outdoors can offer. However, the warmth also brings back insects and their bug bites and stings. Most bug bites and stings are fairly harmless, even if they are painful, but there are occasions...

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Adolescent Depression: Sources, Signs, What Parents Can Do

Beginning in the 1950s, the adolescent suicide rate rose sharply in the U.S. It peaked in the 1980s, then subsided briefly until it began to rise again in the 21st century. According to the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, suicide increased most sharply...

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National Autism Awareness Month – What You Need to Know

April is National Autism Awareness Month and all over the country, events are being planned to educate the public about this complicated disorder. According to theĀ Autism Society, it is becoming increasingly common, occurring in an estimated 1 in 68 births in the...

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Early 2018 Product Recall Items You Need to Know About

Every parent is gifted with an awesome child and an equally awesome responsibility to provide them care and safety. We at Bard & Didriksen Pediatrics are committed to our families and want to ensure that you remain informed about the latest recalls of toddler and baby...

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Easy No-Candy Easter Egg Fillers Sure To Delight

Easter is a holiday known for chocolates and sweets, but for parents trying to regulate or even eliminate the extra sugar, creating an exciting basket can be a challenge. While there is nothing wrong with the occasional chocolate treat, filling all the plastic eggs...

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Spring Is in the Air, and So Are Seasonal Allergies

At first you think it's a cold. Your child has a stuffy nose, the beginnings of a sore throat, and is sneezing. But the cold doesn't get worse, and it doesn't go away. Oh, that's right, its spring and time for seasonal allergies. Seasonal allergies can be caused by...

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Kids’ Health: 5 Tips for Encouraging Spring Activity

The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends children get at least 60 minutes of exercise a day. Thankfully, the cold days are fading away, and the sunlight is sticking around later, allowing for more time outside. While it might be getting easier to keep your kids...

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How to Talk to Children about Tragedies

When we hear about something like a school shooting or a plane crash, it is absolutely heartbreaking. Trying to explain these events to our children is even harder. However, knowing about these situations and allowing them to be open about their feelings will teach...

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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 Memorial Day
Closed July 4th
Closed Labor Day
Closed Thanksgiving
Open Friday After Thanksgiving
Closed Christmas and New Year's Day
Regular Hours 12/26/17 and 1/2/18