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

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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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Children & Insect Repellent

How To Use Insect Repellents On Children It's that time of year again - kids are spending more time outside, and the bugs are biting. You want to protect your children from uncomfortable bug bites and pain plus keep them healthy and safe from...

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2017 Baby Fair

Calling all moms, and moms-to-be! Join us at the area's LARGEST FREE annual party/baby fair April 30, 2017 from 1:00pm-4:00pm where our pediatric staff will be gathered at a booth. The baby fair will take place at the Collinsville Gateway Center. Registration is not...

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What You Need to Know About Laundry Safety

Laundry is a routine task that many of us do on a daily basis. But when you have kids, those routine tasks can sometimes lead to danger. Here's what you need to know about laundry safety. All cleaning products should be kept well out of the reach of children as they...

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Comfortably Breastfeeding in Public

Breastfeeding is the best nutritional source for an infant. The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that infants be exclusively breastfed for the first six months of life, and that breastfeeding continues for the first year. While parents and pediatricians know...

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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

The office will be closed on Monday, August 21st


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.