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Sleep Regression in Babies - A Parent's Guide to Getting Back to Sleep

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June 6, 2024

Navigating Screen Time for Kids Aged 0-5: A KixNurse Guide

In our digital age, screens are everywhere. From TVs and tablets to smartphones and gaming consoles, our little ones, especially children under 5 years old are growing up in a world buzzing with electronic activity.

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June 6, 2024

Healthy Eating for Kids: A Fun Guide to Nutritious Meals

Hey parents! Want to see your kids grow up healthy and strong? We all do! And guess what? A balanced diet is a big secret.

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June 6, 2024

KixNurse Guide to Managing Herpangina and Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease (HFMD)

Herpangina and hand, foot, and mouth disease (HFMD) are both viral illnesses that are caused by the Coxsackie virus.

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May 8, 2024

Children's Dental Health Guide

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April 23, 2024

Family Healthcare

One of the questions we get at KixCare is, “who are the healthcare professionals in the Kix360° program, and how do they support my family?”

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April 23, 2024

Tylenol Shortage and Kids’ Medication in Canada

If you’re a parent who lives in Canada, you already know that the province is experiencing an extreme shortage of children’s acetaminophen and ibuprofen.

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April 23, 2024

My child has a fever. What do I do?

In most illnesses, it’s common to come down with a fever. While we have all had a fever at least once, that doesn’t make parents less worried when their little one gets sick and has a fever.

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April 23, 2024

Dispelling the Myth: Secondary Drowning Debunked

Drowning. The word itself is charged and creates a visceral emotion for most parents.

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April 23, 2024

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Seasonal Germ Pit: Influenza

As parents, the health and well-being of our children are our greatest concern. During winter months, infections like influenza, covid, RSV (respiratory syncytial virus), and croup circulate widely among children.

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April 22, 2024

5 Common Infant Health Conditions & What Parents Should Know

One of the most exciting times in a parent’s life is welcoming their newborn baby into the world.

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April 22, 2024

Rolling, Sitting and Crawling: Helping Your Baby Reach Movement Milestones

Just like older children, babies go through different stages of physical growth.

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April 22, 2024

5 Common Childhood Conditions & What Every Parent Needs to Know

You bundle up your kids in warm clothes for the winter. You hover next to the sink to make sure your kids wash their hands properly.

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April 22, 2024

Advil or Tylenol: Which is Better?

For Pediatricians, Nurse Practitioners, and Pediatric Nurses, questions about fevers and how to treat them are some of the most common that we get.

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April 22, 2024

Feeding

Feeding your baby in its first year can be very intimidating because there are many different feeding methods.

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April 22, 2024

Pediatrician 101

At KixCare, we are lucky to have a team of specialized pediatric healthcare experts to answer any of your questions - no matter how big or small - about your child’s health and wellness.

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April 22, 2024

Nurse Practitioner 101

To continue from our last blog post, which gave a 101 breakdown of the pediatrician’s role, today we will focus on Nurse Practitioners (NPs). Let’s get started!

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April 22, 2024

Registered Nurse 101

We wrap up our 101 series about our multidisciplinary team of pediatric healthcare experts with a discussion focused on Registered Nurses (RNs).

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April 22, 2024

What is the role of a pediatric nurse?

Our KixNurses are all pediatric registered nurses, but what does this mean?

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April 22, 2024

RSV

RSV (Respiratory Syncytial Virus) has begun to hit daycares and preschools nationwide.

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April 22, 2024

Frostbite

Living in Canada during the winter months means that we will all experience snow, cold, and extremely low temperatures at times.

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April 19, 2024

Ontario Pharmacists can now prescribe. Here’s everything you need to know!

In January 2023, the Ontario government announced a significant change in the healthcare landscape.

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April 19, 2024

The warm weather is coming - here’s how to prepare for spring and summer fun!

In January 2023, the Ontario government announced a significant change in the healthcare landscape.

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April 19, 2024

Do you have a new addition to the family?

If you have a new addition to the family, you may experience at least one - if not both - of these two common healthcare concerns: Thrush and GERD.

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April 19, 2024

5 Common Childhood Illnesses Our KixNurses Want You To Know About.

If you have little ones who have started attending daycare or are in their earlier years of school, you already know the impact of the viral season on the home.

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April 19, 2024

5 practical ways to support parents in the workplace

In Canada, working parents account for over 40% of the workforce (Cleo, 2020). Furthermore, in 2022, 75.2% of mothers with young kids worked 2022.

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April 19, 2024

How employers can reduce anxiety for working parents

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April 19, 2024

3 Steps Employers Can Take To Reduce Absenteeism In The Workplace

Mothers are struggling to keep up with demands at work and at home, and it’s only getting worse.

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April 19, 2024

The Canadian Pediatric Mental Health Crisis: 5 Ways Employers can Support Parents and Make a Difference

Canada's mental health care system is overwhelmed. Within this system, pediatric mental health care is in full-blown crisis.

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April 19, 2024

Ensuring Winter Wellness: A KixNurse Guide to Winter Safety for Kids

While the wintertime can be fun and exciting, it may also present unique health and safety challenges for children.

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April 12, 2024

A Parent's Guide to Surviving the Seasonal Germ Pit: How to Control Your Child’s Fever

With the return to school and cooler weather, comes the return of our children having fevers.

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April 14, 2024

A KixNurse Guide to Effective Eczema Management

Eczema is a skin condition commonly seen in pediatrics often presenting with redness, dryness, and inflammation of the skin which can cause discomfort or itching.

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April 11, 2024

A Parent’s Guide to Surviving the Seasonal Germ Pit: Caring for Your Sick Child at Home

Having a sick child at home is no fun. Whether it’s an unexplained fever, influenza, covid, gastroenteritis or something else (the list can feel endless) use these KixTips from

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February 27, 2024

Springtime Solutions: A KixNurse’s Guide to Handling Kids’ Seasonal Allergies

As the warmth of spring begins to fill the air, so does the pollen that triggers seasonal allergies in many children.

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April 11, 2024

Unmasking the Hidden Signs of ADHD in Children

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is one of the most common neurodevelopmental disorders in children. Increased awareness has led to many children being diagnosed that may

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February 27, 2024

Understanding Measles- Symptoms, Causes, and Prevention

Recently, we have been seeing cases of measles in Canada rise, despite having been eradicated in many parts of the world in the past. This resurgence is mainly attributed

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March 22, 2024

Contraception for teenagers.

Contraception encompasses all the methods used to prevent pregnancy in any person with ovaries and a uterus. Abstinence is 100% effective in prevention, but realistically, in the US, more than a quarter of high-school

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February 27, 2024