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Milestones in Early Childhood Development

Monitoring Children's Milestones in Brighton, Colorado Brighton, CO, is home to Premier Pediatrics and our six amazing board-certified pediatric doctors who see children daily to monitor healthy child development. We have Read More

Nutrition Counseling for Childhood Obesity

Childhood obesity is a big problem in the United States. Watching TV, gaming, lack of exercise, and high-fat fast foods have combined to make weight gain a problem for children. Read More

Newborn Developmental Milestones: What To Expect in the First Year

As you welcome your newborn to the world, there are many different milestones that they’ll start to achieve. You get to watch your child develop and grow and it’s important Read More

Nutrition and Childhood Obesity: Prevention, Intervention, and Healthy Lifestyle Tips

You must instill healthy nutrition habits in your child from a young age. This can help them maintain their health throughout their entire life and help them be their best Read More

Navigating Autism Evaluations for Toddlers and Preschoolers

Autism is a complex developmental disorder. Autism evaluations are an excellent way to identify autism and give you peace of mind. The doctors at Premier Pediatrics offer comprehensive pediatric medical Read More

Understanding Childhood Behavioral Disorders

Often, children may act out against their parents or struggle with their emotions. Sometimes, this is just a phase that your child is going through that can cause them to Read More

Preparing for a Well-Child Visit

When your child is sick, you may often wonder what you could have done to help prevent a sickness. This could also be true if your child has overall issues Read More

Signs Your Child Could Have ADHD

While there are certainly moments when kids seem like they have a ton of energy, don’t want to sit still or don’t always listen to what we say, there are Read More

ER or Urgent Care?

When do I go to Children's Hospital Emergency Department and when is an urgent care enough? This is a question frequently asked by our patients and parents. If you feel Read More

Acne: Make it go away!

Many teens and young adults suffer from acne.  This is due to hormonal changes that increase oil production in the skin leading to blockage of hair follicles.  In research studies, Read More

Is it too late to receive the influenza vaccine?

This has been an unusual year for influenza with a very late start (we are just now seeing a ramp up in influenza). It is not too late to receive Read More

Read!

Reading has been shown to impact children’s speech, language development, and reading  comprehension skills.  Start reading to your children right after they are born and try to find 5-10  minutes to read Read More

Terrible Twos

The “Terrible Twos” often last well into the “threes,” or third year of life.  Dealing with a defiant  toddler can be difficult.  Make sure to choose your battles and be consistent. Read More

Crib Safety

Being a new parent is overwhelming and exhausting!  Make sure that when you lie your infant down that you ALWAYS put them on their back.  There should not be pillows, Read More

Influenza Protection

Influenza is a sometimes serious but often preventable illness.  It is recommended that children and adolescents of all ages receive the influenza vaccine.  Vaccine supply this year has been sluggish, Read More

Bullying

Bullying is common throughout childhood.  Be sure to talk to your kids about the harm of using words and actions against others and keep an open dialogue to help encourage Read More

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