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The Importance of Early Childhood Vaccinations

Children are one of the most vulnerable age groups because a child’s immune system is not as well developed as that of an adult. Early childhood vaccinations play an important Read More

Pediatric Allergies: Diagnosis, Management, and Prevention

Allergies are the body's hypersensitive reaction to substances (usually) harmless to others. At Omaha Childrens Clinic, Dr. John Vann, Dr. Tricia Schmit, and our nurse practitioner, Nicolle Bruhn, specialize in Read More

Childhood Obesity: Causes, Risks, and Strategies for Prevention

Childhood obesity affects approximately 30% of children in the U.S., and numbers continue to rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity is one's body mass Read More

The First Pediatrician Visit: What To Expect and Questions To Ask

Starting from the moment a new baby joins the world, to their first day at home and beyond, regular care and well visits should be a top priority. It’s also Read More

The Importance of Well-Child Visits

Every parent wants a child who is healthy, happy, and thriving in every area. Regular visits to a pediatrician are necessary for ongoing child wellness and proper development. Get clarity Read More

Newborn Care: A Guide for Parents on What to Expect in the First Few Weeks

Newborn care is a pivotal phase, blending joy and responsibility. It's a tapestry of nurturing, feeding, and safeguarding a newborn's health. From feeding schedules to sleep routines, soothing techniques, hygiene, Read More

Childhood Immunizations: Understanding the Importance and Schedule

Being a parent is a full-time job and you want to make sure that your child is always protected from whatever issue might come their way. Their immune systems are Read More

Developmental Delay 101: Understanding the Basics and Early Signs

Developmental delays refer to a child's slower progress in acquiring skills from others. These delays can affect various areas, including speech, motor skills, and social interactions. Parents must tune into Read More

Best Ways To Prevent Ear Infections

Ear infections are common in children because their ears are not fully developed, and it can be difficult to properly drain fluid. Ear infections can be brutal, and it can Read More

The Role of Pediatricians in Early Childhood Development

Monitoring your child’s development is an important part of what a pediatrician does. It’s important to visit your pediatrician, because child development is a complex area and needs the expertise Read More

First-Year Well Visits: Navigating Milestones and Vaccinations

A well-visit is part of your child's healthcare, focusing on preventive care rather than illness. It's a scheduled appointment with Dr. John Vann or Dr. Tricia Schmit at Omaha Childrens Read More

Promoting Mental Health in Children

You want your child to be healthy, and an important part of good health is great mental health. Promoting mental health in your child is one of the most important Read More

Tips To Help Your Child Eat Healthier

Caring for your child involves many decisions each day. One of the most important things that you can do is ensure that they’re getting the right nutrition and that they’re Read More

Sports Injuries in Kids: Prevention and Treatment

Child sports injuries refer to physical harm in children while participating in sports and recreational activities. They can range from minor bruises to painful conditions, affecting muscles, bones, and joints. Read More

The Importance of Well Care Visits for Adolescents

Find out why visiting the pediatrician is just as important for teens. We all know just how important it is to bring newborns and children to the pediatrician’s regularly, but we Read More

Asthma Prevention: A Pediatrician's Guide to Respiratory Health

An asthma attack can be scary, especially if it happens to your child. There are some steps you can take to help prevent an asthma attack. Our pediatrician can tell Read More

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