Picky eating is very common in toddlers & school age children. It can be frustrating for parents & caregivers when their child refuses to eat. The Canadian Pediatric Society has great resources online. Another great resource is the Ellyn Satter Institute, which outlines the divisions of responsibility at mealtimes .
Influenza season is here and Associate Pediatrics want to remind all their patients and families that immunization does prevent influenza. Good hand washing can also prevent the spread of influenza. Immunization is free for all Albertans who are at least 6 months of age. Alberta Health Services has up to date information on influenza and vaccination clinics. More information on … Read More
Vaping has increased significantly in the past few years among Canadian teenagers. Recent surveys have found that almost one quarter of Canadian teens have tried an electronic cigarette. Associate Pediatrics wants you to be aware of the harmful effects of vaping. Health Canada & the Canadian Pediatric Society both have great information on how to talk to your teen about … Read More
Dr. Ian Frankish has moved on from our clinic-Associate Pediatrics would like to thank him for all his hard work over the past year. He was a terrific long term locum who really cared about the patients & families that he took care of. We wish him and his family the best of luck in his new position overseas and … Read More
Associate Pediatrics has room in our newly renovated space for Pediatricians &/or Pediatric Sub-Specialists to join our group. We are looking for 2-3 Community Pediatricians to join our busy downtown practice. Please call 403-221-4434 and ask to speak with any of our pediatricians for more information. We look forward to hearing from you.
Your Calgary Pediatricians at Associate Clinic want to remind all of our families the importance of making sure your child’s immunization schedule is up to date. April 20th – 27th is is National Immunization Awareness Week. To learn more about vaccines’ safety and efficacy and the Alberta immunization schedule, please go to Immunize Canada and Immunize Alberta.
Associate Pediatrics Clinic and Calgary Family Nutrition are teaming up to provide families with information for healthy eating. Calgary Family Nutrition is a team of Pediatric Registered Dietitians helping families nourish their bodies with real food. They have worked in tertiary care children’s hospitals and community settings where they have helped hundred’s of families with picky eaters, managing their child’s … Read More
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