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Get a Handle on Bicycle Safety This Summer

More than 300,000 children visit the Emergency Room each year due to bicycle-related injuries. In fact, children between the ages of 5 and 14, and adolescents ages 15 to 19, account for more than a third of all bike-related injuries in American emergency departments. Worldwide, 2% to 8% of child road traffic-related deaths are related Read More…

Check the Nursery: Thousands of Children’s Products Recalled

The U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission (CPSC) recently announced thousands of recalls for child and infant-related products. Safety hazards were discovered in merchandise ranging from high chairs to heaters, lotions, and shake and sing elephants. For complete details, including what steps to take if you own one of these potentially dangerous products, check out the Read More…

Unwrapping Common Childhood Holiday Dangers

Jingle all the way… to urgent care. KinderMender recently treated a young patient with a shiny, red nose. It wasn’t Rudolph, but a 5-year old boy who became so excited about seeing Santa Claus at the mall, that he wedged one of the jingle bells on Good Old Saint Nick’s outfit into his nasal cavity. Read More…

Enjoy Your Moment in the Sun with These Eclipse Safety Tips

Staring directly at the sun is, by and large, a bad idea. During a total eclipse, however, when the moon blocks the face of the sun in its entirety, you can catch a brief glimpse if you’re fortunate enough to be in the path of totality. This breathtaking phenomenon will occur once again on Monday, Read More…

Dispelling the Hysteria Surrounding Dry Drowning

Drowning is a real and tragic occurrence, and remains the primary cause of unintentional death in children between the ages of 1 and 4 each year, according to the Center for Disease Control. Of these deaths, nearly all occur in swimming pools. However, a recent flurry of hysteria and misinformation has been spreading across the Read More…

Scratch These Common Poisonous Plants Off Your List This Summer

“Leaves of three, leave them be.” This little rhyme is continuously memorized by cub scouts countrywide, and yet more than 40 million people head to the doctor’s office each year following unfortunate brushes with common poisonous plants such as poison ivy and poison oak. The popular adage doesn’t quite jibe with poison sumac, either – Read More…

Teaching Children to Ski? Start With These Safety Tips

Ah, skiing. Snow covered mountainsides dotted with pines; the Christianas and the stemming and the schussing. Frostbite and sunburn and broken clavicles. Well – hopefully not that last bit. With winter underway, however, families are turning toward the slopes for a bit of frosty recreation. Keeping safety in mind – particularly when it comes to Read More…

Six Ways to Keep Children Active in the Winter

Baby, it’s cold outside. But that’s no reason to retreat to the television or video game console until Jack Frost gets lost and the snow melts away. Yes, keeping your family mobile – especially your tech-savvy kids– can be tricky when the weather outside is frightful. But don’t give in or give up. Here are Read More…

10 Halloween Safety Tips for Kids in Maryland

Halloween is here again, which means everyone is entitled to one good scare. But the combination of ramped-up revelers and unconscientious drivers can create a witch’s brew of parental worry. And with good reason. Pedestrian injuries are, by far, the most common on Halloween night, with children twice as likely to be struck and killed Read More…

Don’t Touch That! It’s Hot! How to Identify These Different Types of Burns

“Like a moth to a flame” might be the common turn of phrase, but parents of small children can tell you – “toddlers” would be a far more accurate substitution. In fact, different types of burns are among the most frequent childhood accidents for that exact reason. Babies just learning to crawl, walk, and explore, Read More…

Here's What Parents Say

  • “Everything about the visit was outstanding. We are so very happy we found this place. The staff is efficient, professional, and friendly. The facility is bright, clean, and child friendly. This will be our go to medical office…”

  • “Everyone we worked with, from the time we first called with questions through when we left after our appointment, was extremely friendly, efficient, and just overall wonderful and easy to work with. The place was clean, pretty, warm, and inviting!”

  • “Everyone is always patient and kind; it is so important to me that my kids are treated well especially at a doctor’s office because it directly influences their level of comfort and anxiety for the rest of their lives.”

  • “Fast, friendly and efficient service received. The Doctor was very friendly and informative. My child felt comfortable and was at ease by the kind nature of everyone. From the time we walked in we were greeted with a warm, friendly smile and immediate attention.”

  • “Always very welcoming and KinderMender makes it as comfortable as possible for the children. My son is no longer scared of going to the doctor because of his wonderful experiences here. It is so nice to have somewhere to take him that is not ‘scary.’ Thank you!”

  • “Everyone is always very friendly, helpful and sensitive to my child’s needs. They had us in and out in less than 20 minutes which is so important when dealing with a grouchy, sick child.”

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