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    Winter Car Safety
    Winter is here! The change in season brings cozy hot chocolates, fluffy winter coats, and keeping your little ones safe in their seats. But did you know those big puffy coats may not be the best at keeping your children safe in their car seats during the colder months? Let’s find out why and discuss...
  • What is SIDS? - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    • Child Safety
    What is SIDS?
    Many of us have heard of SIDS but what is it? and how does it happen? Can we prevent it? SIDS is commonly known as Sudden Infant Death Syndrome. These deaths usually occur among infants who are less than a year old while sleeping. Although there isn’t a guaranteed method to prevent SIDS, sleep safety...
    • Burns
    What To Do If Your Child Has A Head Injury
    Children often bump or bang their heads and it can be difficult for parents to know whether it is serious or not. Any time a child has a blow to the head it is considered a head injury.    Most head injuries are not serious, especially in toddlers when they are developing motor skills.  They...
    • Child Safety
    What You Need To Know About Infant Sleep
    Every year in the US, 3,500 infants die of sleep-related infant deaths (SIDS).  The American Academy of Pediatrics published an update to recommendations for reducing infant deaths in the sleep environment in 2022. The following are the updated recommendations for safe sleep practices:    BACK to sleep for every infant – make sure the infant is...
  • Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies/Hay Fever) - Premier Pediatric Urgent Care Provider in Texas - Little Spurs Pediatric Urgent Care Read Article
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    • Allergies/Hives
    Allergic Rhinitis (Allergies/Hay Fever)
    Allergic Rhinitis is an allergic reaction to airborne allergens which can be a substance or substances that are normally harmless. Airborne allergens like pollen, mold, animal dander, and dust can cause an allergic reaction in the nose (Allergic Rhinitis/Hay Fever). Although pollen is the most common cause of Allergic Rhinitis, many things can cause this...
    • Child Safety
    Tips For Baby Proofing Home
    A baby entering your home is an exciting time. It involves lots of changes and joyful experiences. It also means that it is time to baby-proof your home in order to keep your child healthy and safe. My number one rule of baby-proofing your home is to do the babyproofing before your baby needs it....
    • Child Safety
    Should My Child Take Swimming Lessons?
    The American Academy of Pediatrics strongly recommends swim lessons for all children. Swim lessons are an important way to decrease the risk of drowning. Here are answers to a few common questions that parents have about swim lessons for children.   At what age should I enroll my child in swim lessons? According to the American...
    • Coronavirus
    What Exactly is MIS-C?
    You may have heard about the rare, but very scary, health effects that COVID-19 can have on children. I am referring to MIS-C, which stands for Multi-system Inflammatory Syndrome associated with COVID-19. In some cases, COVID-19 triggers an abnormal immune response that leads to widespread inflammation throughout the body. The most common symptoms of MIS-C...
    • New Braunfels
    Dr. Alicia Tezel Honored at BCMS Women In Medicine Leadership Awards
    On November 21st, 2019 our Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Alicia Tezel, was awarded with the Bexar County Medical Society Women in Medicine Leadership Award for Pediatric Healthcare. Dr. Tezel has been with Little Spurs since 2006. Before joining Little Spurs, she worked as a pediatrician in the emergency room at the Children’s Hospital of San Antonio...
    • News
    Measles – What You Need To Know
    On March 5th, 2019 the first case of measles was diagnosed in San Antonio in recent years. The San Antonio Metropolitan Health District is urging everyone to be vaccinated against measles, and the Center for Disease Control (CDC) states the vaccine is 97% effective. People need 2 doses of the MMR vaccine to be fully protected....
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    What is Croup anyway?
    As the colder air blows in for the fall and winter months, so do the coughs, sniffles, and sneezes. Croup is most common in these months and may cause a variable amount of respiratory distress to your child, with most of its symptoms worsening through the night or within a brief period. What is Croup?...
    • News
    The Front Seat Question
    When my son was in 5th grade, he started asking the dreaded question…. “Mom can I ride in the front seat?”Texas law does not specify when a child can ride in the front, simply that kids under eight years old, unless they are taller than 4’9”, are required to sit in a child safety seat...
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