Why are regular medical checkups important for children?

Regular well-child visits, also known as check-ups or annual physicals, help detect and address health concerns, as well as ensure a child’s growth and development are on track. Request Appointment Here: Dr Wolmarans: 012 549 8900 / Visit our website for more info:

World Diabetes Day

“KNOW YOUR RISK, KNOW YOUR RESPONSE” Prevention of type 2 diabetes and diabetes-related complications is the focus of the final year of the World Diabetes Day 2021-23 theme Access to Diabetes Care. 100 years after the discovery of insulin, millions of people with diabetes around the world cannot access the care they need. People with …

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SADC Malaria Day 2023

Commemoration of Southern African Development Community (SADC) Malaria Day on 6 November every year aims to create awareness about malaria and mobilize the community to participate in malaria control programs. Communities are mobilized through health education to: *Recognize signs and symptoms of malaria *Provide more home-based treatment *Seek treatment when they become ill *Use personal …

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Disability Rights Awareness Month

“South Africa celebrates National Disability Rights Awareness Month annually between 3 November and 3 December. 3 December is the International Day of Persons with Disabilities, and is also celebrated as National Disability Rights Awareness Day. Disability is the consequence of an impairment that may be physical, cognitive, mental, sensory, emotional, developmental, or some combination of …

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Immunisation Schedule

There are many serious infections that occur in young children and teens. Therefore, it is important to start immunisations as soon as possible. Check out this link to our website to view the Immunisation Schedule: Speak to Dr. Wolmarans should you have any queries regarding your child’s health Dr Wolmarans: 012 549 8900 / …

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When does teething start?

The first tooth normally appears at more or less 6 months of age. It is however not something that is set in stone, and many babies may have no teeth by their first birthday. In some cases, teeth have erupted as early as 3 months of age. Each child develops at his or her own …

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