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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 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

Talk to your teen

Be sure to talk with your teenagers about the risks of substance abuse.  Cigarette and alcohol use among high school students is decreasing, but use of marijuana is increasing.  In Read More

I see that tooth!

Dental hygiene is tied to overall health and should begin with the eruption of the first tooth.  We now recommend using a small smear of fluoridated toothpaste and brushing 1-2 Read More

Is my child keeping up?

Children's development can vary, however, if you have concerns that your child is delayed, be sure to bring this up with your pediatrician.  Studies show that when parents have concerns about Read More

Healthy Snacks While on the Go

Make eating on-the-go healthier and easier by packing lunches and snacks that your whole family can enjoy.  Package single size servings in rubber containers or baggies for an easy-to-grab snack Read More

Avoid the Bite

Avoid biting insects and painful, itchy bites by using insect repellant when outdoors.  Repellant with DEET is safe to use in kids who are older than 2 months, and the Read More

Athletic Injuries: How to stay active and safe

Previous injuries are the number one risk factor for future overuse injuries in athletes.  Whether it was a sprained ankle, shoulder dislocation or history of knee pain, be sure to Read More

Protect the brain!

Be sure that EVERYONE on bicycles, scooters, skateboards, roller-skates and rollerblades are wearing helmets.  Helmets protect heads of all sizes from skull fractures, brain bleeds and facial injury.  Even if Read More

Stay active this summer!

School-age children are more likely to gain weight over the summer because computer and TV time typically increase in summer months.  Here are a few ideas to get away from Read More


The sun is out for summer; make sure you don’t head out without your sunscreen!  UV radiation from the sun causes the three major forms of skin cancer.  In order Read More

Addressing all areas of health

Recent studies show that teenagers with chronic physical or mental health conditions are more likely to not finish high school or college.  They are more likely to be unemployed and Read More

Welcome to Our Blog

Welcome to the Blog of Premier Pediatrics Whether your child is an existing patient or you’re searching for a pediatrician in the Brighton, CO area, we’re excited you are here. With Read More

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