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Poison ivy treatment and prevention for kids

Poison ivy treatment and prevention for kids

What is poison ivy? Poison ivy is a common allergic reaction that can cause a skin rash. The oil from the plant causes the rash, which usually appears within three days of contact and can present as red streaks, small bumps or blisters that can break open and ooze. A...

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How to implement a gentle parenting style

How to implement a gentle parenting style

Raising a child isn't easy, and there is no one-size-fits-all parenting style for every family. It is very much a trial and error endeavor where parents and children alike learn what works best for them as they navigate daily life. Gentle parenting is one style of...

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How to protect your kids this tick season

How to protect your kids this tick season

As we get closer to the start of summer, tick season is in full swing in Illinois. From April to June each year it is important to take precautions to avoid tick bites when spending time outdoors. These small bugs carry a variety of illnesses, such as Lyme disease,...

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How to transition a toddler from a crib to a bed

How to transition a toddler from a crib to a bed

Transitioning from the crib to a bed can be complicated, but if handled correctly, your toddler will not only be safe in their new bed, but also enjoy the graduation. Here, we provide tips on the right age and how to transition your child from their crib to a toddler...

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Should kids do chores?

Should kids do chores?

Researchers have found a number of valid reasons for having your child do chores, including greater academic success, the development of time management skills and a sense of responsibility. Having your child do chores can also be helpful for you, as their parent, as...

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Children’s products recently recalled for safety reasons

Children’s products recently recalled for safety reasons

Consumer safety is crucial, especially when it comes to children's products. A product recall happens when the government and manufacturer remove a product from the market. The primary reason for doing so is that the product is dangerous or poses a risk of serious...

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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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Bard & Didriksen Pediatrics

2160 S. State Route 157, Suite B
Glen Carbon, Illinois 62034
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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