December 2016 English/Spanish Newsletter


HAPPY HOLIDAYS!!!! As we come to the close of the year, all of us at Edinburg Children’s Clinic would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your continued support. We wish for you and your family a safe and happy holiday season and a New Year that is […]

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November 2016 newsletter English/spanish


HAPPY THANKSGIVING Some Tricks for Teaching Children Gratitude Surprise them. Avoid too many choices. Surprises help children see something as a gift, not an entitlement. Having too many choices can bring unhappiness because you are always wondering if you can get something better. 2. Find some time each day to […]

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October 2016 newsletter Eng/Span


Healthy Halloween A good meal prior to parties and trick-or-treating will discourage youngsters from filling up on Halloween treats. Consider purchasing non-food treats for those who visit your home, such as coloring books or pens and pencils. Wait until children are home to sort and check treats. Though tampering is […]

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September Newsletter english / spanish 2016


Babies and young kids can sometimes sleep so peacefully that we may forget that they are even there. It can also be tempting to leave a baby alone in the car while we quickly run into the store. The problem is that leaving a child alone in a car can […]

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August newsletter 2016


Back to School Tips Making the First Day Easier Remind your child that there are probably a lot of students who are uneasy about the first day of school. This may be at any age. Tell your child that teachers know that students are nervous and will make an effort […]

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July newsletter


Ask the Pediatrician   At what age can I start washing my baby’s clothes with regular detergent? It is commonly recommended for baby clothes and blankets to be washed separately with a gentle detergent, however, the reality is that this is not necessary for most babies. Even during the newborn […]

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June newsletter


Stay Safe Outdoors this Summer Keep your family safe this summer by following these tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Fireworks Safety Fireworks can result in severe burns, blindness, scars and even death. Even the ones that are thought to be safe, such as sparklers, can reach temperatures above […]

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May 2016 newsletter English/Spanish


Alert!!!! Laundry-Pod Poisoning Rising Most people who work in poison control could probably tell when laundry detergent packets hit the market. To children, those shiny lumps might as well be candy. Children have done what children do. They put them in their mouths. From January 2013 to December 2014, poison […]

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April English and Spanish newsletter


Zika Virus: What Parents Need to Know What is Zika? Zika is a virus that can cause the following symptoms: * Rash – * Fever – * Pink eye (conjunctivitis) – * Joint Pain. Symptoms usually clear up in less than a week, are mild, and rarely require hospitalization. However, […]

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March English/Spanish newsletter 2016


Fluoride Varnish Treatments to Help Prevent Tooth Decay are Available at Our Office   What is fluoride varnish? Fluoride varnish is a dental treatment that can help prevent tooth decay, slow it down, or stop it from getting worse. Fluoride varnish is made with fluoride, a mineral that can strengthen […]

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