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FOR CHILDREN AGES 12 TO 18: What to Expect at the Yearly Wellness Exam

Adolescence is a time of growth and change, both physically and mentally. Annual well exams are vital in this age group to not only monitor their health, but also their well-being. Once in high school, student athletes typically need physician clearance, so please bring any necessary forms with you. 1. The annual wellness exam focuses […]

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FOR CHILDREN AGES 6 TO 11:
What to Expect at the Yearly Wellness Exam

School-aged children are able to take part in their visit and answer questions about nutrition, school, and safety. 1. The annual wellness exam focuses on your child’s overall health, growth and development. If you have a list of other concerns that may have come up over the past year, please make a separate appointment for […]

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FOR CHILDREN AGES 3 TO 5:
What to Expect at the Yearly Wellness Exam

Children ages 3-5 are fun, curious, and able to take part in their visit. They may need forms filled out to enter preschool or kindergarten so please bring these with you. 1. The annual wellness exam focuses on your child’s overall health, growth and development. If you have a list of other concerns that may […]

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FOR BABIES & CHILDREN UP TO TWO:
What to Expect at the Yearly Wellness Exam

Children in this age range have frequent well checks to monitor growth and development, as well as overall health. Here are five age specific expectations and tips for a smooth visit. 1. The well child exam for babies focuses on their health. If you have a list of new concerns that may have come up […]

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8 THINGS TO CONSIDER WHEN CHOOSING
A SUMMER CAMP FOR YOUR CHILD

Now that the clocks have moved forward an hour, longer days and warmer weather are just around the corner. Even though most kids are focused on spring break, this is the best time for parents to start thinking about summer camps and activities for their children. Summer camps provide structured group activity during the weeks […]

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THREE TIPS TO CREATE A HEALTHY HOME
ENVIRONMENT

March is National Nutrition Month and CPCMG is here support your family in developing healthy nutrition habits. We know life is busy but starting with small and simple changes can make a big difference in the health of the whole family in the long run. If healthy habits have fallen off your family’s list of […]

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Reading, the Road to Success

What’s the one skill that can help your child succeed in the future? The ability to READ! CPCMG is passionate about literacy, knowing that the ability to read is the foundation for all learning. Our providers give a “prescription to read” along with new books with your child through the Reach Out and Read Program. […]

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TEACH YOUR CHILD TO BE A GRACEFUL LOSER

From video games to spelling bees, board games to sports, there will be many opportunities for your child to lose a competition. What matters is how they handle being on the losing side. Help your child learn to lose with dignity and grace instead of anger and disappointment: 1. Win or lose, teach your child […]

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COVID-19 Tests:
Everything You Need To Know

By now (February 2022), just about everyone has had at least one test for COVID-19. With school back in session, people traveling, and thousands getting sick, tests are in high demand. The question is, which test do you need and when? Let’s talk about the two types of tests that are currently available. PCR Tests […]

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SUPPORT: THE KEY TO BREASTFEEDING SUCCESS

I remember when I had my son; I wanted to breastfeed exclusively, and the postpartum time was overwhelming at times. I remember not having time to eat, not having time to sleep, not having time to even take a shower! This is the beauty of newborns – they love you even if you are smelly […]

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