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Healthy eating: Thanksgiving food for picky eaters

Healthy eating: Thanksgiving food for picky eaters

Thanksgiving has been an American tradition for centuries, allowing families to enjoy a range of foods with, of course, the signature turkey. Planning a Thanksgiving menu can be challenging if you have picky eaters around. However, taking time to plan allows you to...

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Tiny, but toxic: The dangers of lithium coin batteries

Tiny, but toxic: The dangers of lithium coin batteries

As electronic devices get smaller and more portable, so do their batteries. Many everyday devices, such as watches, remotes and small toys, use lithium coin batteries that we may not think of as being dangerous for children. Unfortunately, coin batteries pose a...

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The do’s and don’ts of Halloween candy

The do’s and don’ts of Halloween candy

It's that time of year again! Halloween is finally here. With many options for Halloween candy, as well as some healthy alternatives, it can be hard to decide what is best for our children. To ensure your goblin, pirate or princess has a fun trick-or-treating...

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Screen time for children: How much is too much?

Screen time for children: How much is too much?

Minimizing children's screen time used to be as simple as keeping the TV off, but today's world has made it much more complicated. Nearly half of children have their own smartphone or tablet by age 8, which makes it easy to spend far too much time on them and access...

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Focusing in School: is it typical distractions or ADHD?

Focusing in School: is it typical distractions or ADHD?

Paying attention in class is difficult, but it’s even harder for children whose attention span is beyond their control. How do you know whether your child is experiencing normal distractions or if the problem is more severe, like ADHD? Here are some things to consider...

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Get Back-to-School Ready – Immunizations

Get Back-to-School Ready – Immunizations

The COVID-19 pandemic has overshadowed other medical subjects, including regular immunization and vaccination exams. However, parents shouldn't forget that their kids are still vulnerable to other diseases that can be as deadly as the coronavirus. As such, it is...

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Sleeping safe and sound: The Pros and Cons of Co-sleeping

Sleeping safe and sound: The Pros and Cons of Co-sleeping

Co-sleeping has become a hot topic in the world of parenting these days. Since there are so many differing opinions on either side, it can be hard to figure out the healthiest and safest choice for your family. If your infant is not easily soothed, having your little...

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Fireworks Safety during Fourth of July Celebrations

Fireworks Safety during Fourth of July Celebrations

Fourth of July parties can never be complete without children enjoying the colors and sound of the fireworks as they join others in marking this celebratory holiday. However, there is a need to be cautious to avoid injuries during the parties. Whenever you are out...

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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

HOURS

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

Holiday Hours

Closed Memorial Day
Closed July 4th
Closed Labor Day
Closed Thanksgiving
Open Friday After Thanksgiving
Closed Christmas Eve, Christmas, New Year's Eve & New Year's Day