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Your Infant and Constipation

It’s not typically common for infants to have issues with constipation; however, sometimes it happens. While many babies won’t deal with constipation they may have irregular bowel movements as their Read More

When To Have Your Child Evaluated For Learning Disabilities

As a parent, it can be hard to know why your child may be struggling in school. While there are a variety of factors that may explain their behavior, one Read More

Food Poisoning in Children

Food poisoning isn’t just a problem that impacts adults. It can also affect children, too. While, as a parent, you may be used to dealing with vomiting or diarrhea, food Read More

Knowing the Signs of Behavioral Health Issues

If you have concerns about your child's behavioral health in Marion, VA, contact the team at Royal Oaks Pediatrics, and Abingdon, VA. Dr. Anita Henley, Dr. Leesa Lawrence, Dr. Tara Read More

Know the Warning Signs of Prediabetes

Diabetes is on the rise, and not just in adults. More and more children in the US are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes used to be Read More

Does My Child Have a Concussion?

A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs as a result of a blow to the head. Since concussions can be serious, it’s important that you’re able to recognize Read More

Bike Safety for Your Child

Just like responsible parents, our pediatricians are interested in keeping your children well – this includes helping your kids stay safe while riding their bikes.  The National Safety Council reports Read More

Is Your Child Struggling With Potty Training?

Potty training is a big moment for your child and is something that may challenge them in many ways. Unfortunately, many young ones do struggle during this process and may Read More

Cleft Lips and Cleft Palate

The day your child is born is one of the most exciting moments in a parent’s life. Of course, finding out your precious newborn has a cleft lip or palate Read More

FAQs About Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot and mouth disease isn’t a childhood infection that’s often discussed but should be. After all, this communicable viral infection is more common in young children than most people Read More

Stress on Children’s Growth Plates

Royal Oak Pediatric Associates provides school and sports physicals in Marion, and Abingdon, VA, for your children. Physicals and wellness visits by Dr. Anita Henley, Dr. Tara Etter, and nurse practitioners, Read More

Your Baby and Cradle Cap

Noticing rough, scaly patches of skin on your newborn’s scalp? If so, this is a sign of cradle cap. This condition (also known as infantile seborrheic dermatitis) is fairly common Read More

Does My Child Need Glasses?

We all want our children to be healthy and to have the best chance for success, especially once they start school. Of course, your child must be getting regular vision Read More

Your Child and the Importance of Vitamin D

Vitamin D deficiency is incredibly widespread in the US, and not just with adults! In fact, about one in 10 children in the US are deficient in vitamin D and Read More

Preventing Pediatric Heat Stroke

Climate change has certainly caused the temperatures to climb here in the US, especially during the summer. While we know that kids love to play outdoors, when temperatures are high Read More

What Is Pediatric Urinary Incontinence or Enuresis?

While children under 3 years old will not have control over their bladders, older kids that still have issues with bladder control may have something known as urinary incontinence or Read More

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