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(Savannah pediatricians) Backpack safety for kids

Sunday, September 15th, 2019

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Spine health experts @ SouthCoast Health in Savannah remind parents that your child could be doing more harm than good by improperly wearing their backpack.

Above are some “dos” and “don’ts” to help ensure your little one’s spine isn’t experiencing any damage this school year.

Learn more here. 

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(Savannah pediatric therapists, counselors) Water’s Edge Counseling for teens, children

Saturday, September 14th, 2019

Therapy Therapists Counselors Savannah Chatham County Water's Edge teen children pediatric

Have you ever wondered if therapy could benefit your child or teen?

With anxiety and depression on the rise among children and teenagers, more and more families are turning to therapy to help their little kids and their big kids discover and establish a healthy and new normal in their lives.

Click here to find out more about Child and Teen Therapy @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah/

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Sunday, September 8th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Katie Clay. Katie has her Master’s Degree in Counseling from Columbus State University. She has experience working with children, teens, and adults. Katie works with individuals suffering from anxiety, depression, substance abuse, and trauma.

She also works with couples, military families, and those seeking a Christian perspective in their therapy. Katie uses techniques such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Prolonged Exposure Therapy in her sessions. In her free time, Katie enjoys spending time with her family and two beautiful daughters.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Friday, August 30th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Amanda Baskin @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah 

Amanda is a native of Savannah and has her Master’s Degree in Social Work from the University of Georgia. She has experience working with children, teens, and young adults in individual and group settings. Amanda is passionate about strengthening families and enjoys working with the parents of her clients to strengthen the family unit. She utilizes Play Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, and Solution-Focused Therapy in her sessions. In her free time, Amanda enjoys walking on the beach and spending time with her family and friends.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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FREE Adult Workout Saturday & Kids’ Class @ Hyperformance Athletics, Savannah

Friday, August 30th, 2019

Free workout crossfit Savannah
Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah is hosting First Saturday Friend Fest Saturday on Sat. Sept. 7 2019.

Adults at 9AM

Kids 1st – 5th Grade at 10:15AM

Both groups will get to experience a free workout in Savannah’s best fitness community.  During the adult class, kids will be participating in making love notes for P.A.C.K. Hyperformance Athletics is also collecting new socks (any size) and baby wipes for local kids in foster care.

Questions?  Call 912-335-3615 or hyperformanceathletics.com

Event details here.

FREE & open to the public.

Hyperformance Athletics, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
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(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Saturday, August 24th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Lisa Clark. Lisa is a Licensed Professional Counselor @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah who has over 30 years of experience working in the mental health field. She specializes in working with teens and adults suffering from eating disorders. She also works with individuals with anxiety and depression and those going through life transitions. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her husband and children and running in the beautiful outdoors

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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(Savannah pediatricians) FREE Baby Basics Classes for Expectant Parents

Monday, August 19th, 2019

Baby Basics Savannah Pediatricians Pediatrics Pregnancy Classes

Pediatric Associates of Savannah offers newborn care and education classes to expectant families.

Join Pediatric Associates for a fun class that will teach you all about what to expect after the birth of your child and provide you with information to help you care for your new baby.

Dr. Brandy Gheesling, or one of Pediatric Associates other 10 board certified pediatricians, lead these monthly sessions.

Refreshments and a complimentary copy of “Baby Care Anywhere,” which was written by the practice’s own Dr. Ben Spitalnick, will be provided.

Topics include:
Before baby comes
What to expect in the hospital
Office visits with your pediatrician
Feeding your baby
Sleep guidelines
Infant behavior
Immunizations & medications
Common concerns

Classes are free to expectant couples, but registration is required as space is limited.

Classes are offered on the first Thursday of each month at 6PM @ the practice’s main office (4600 Waters Ave, Savannah, GA).

To register, please call (912) 355-2462 or email babybasics@pedsav.com.

Upcoming Baby Basics classes:

Thurs. Sept. 5 2019, 6-7PM

Thurs. Oct. 3 2019, 6-7PM

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About Pediatric Associates of Savannah

New to the area & in need of a pediatrician? Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Stay connected with Pediatric Associates of Savannah & informed about children’s health news, but ‘liking’ Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Facebook here.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Saturday, August 17th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Camie Goodes, APC. Camie specializes in working with couples in conflict and those looking to improve their relationship. She has her Master’s degree in Professional Counseling from Liberty University. Camie is passionate about bringing healing to those in need, and she works with individuals suffering from substance abuse, addictions, grief, and trauma. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and serving in the community.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Savannah dentists: Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry expands to Statesboro

Wednesday, August 14th, 2019

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Dogwood Dentistry

Attention Statesboro-area parents. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry  is now open in Statesboro in addition to their Savannah location.

The new Statesboro location – open 5 days a week Monday-Friday – is accepting all insurances at this time and accepting new patients from ages 1 to age 18.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry  dentists specialize in sedation and patients with special needs.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry’s new Statesboro location
123 Hill Pond Lane
Statesboro, Ga 30458
912-402-5437

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Savannah location

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Savannah location is still accepting new patients and most insurances

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry
4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101
Savannah, GA 31405
912-298-KIDS (5437)

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry, www.dogwoodsmiles.com, 4849 Paulsen St., Suite 101, Savannah 31405, 912-298-KIDS (5437), email admin@dogwoodsmiles.com. Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

Savannah & Pooler pediatricians: Coastal Pediatrics

Tuesday, August 13th, 2019

Coastal Pediatrics Savannah pediatricians

Pediatrician searching in the Savannah or Pooler area?

The above is a review of Coastal Pediatrics, which has offices in Savannah & Pooler. Learn more about Coastal Pediatrics here.

Coastal Pediatrics- Savannah
2 Wheeler Street
Savannah, GA 31405

Coastal Pediatrics- Pooler
1000 Towne Center Blvd
Building 1000B
Pooler, GA 31322

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Healthy Me! family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Sept. 7

Monday, August 12th, 2019

Healthy Me Savannah Children's Museum 2019

Hands-on edible education is coming to the Savannah Children’s Museum this Sept. 7 2019.

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of workshops focused on healthy living.

The event, called Healthy Me!, is Sat  Sept 7 2019, 10AM-2PM at Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah, GA 31401.

Healthy Me! will feature some of Coastal Heritage Society’s Mobile Museum programs, the Charlie Cart mobile kitchen and Bonnie’s Garden, a garden on wheels that can deliver nutritional programming to any location. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will also lead interactive programming that encourages whole body wellness and promotes an active lifestyle.

Many of CHS community partners will be on-site, including:
Yogi Palz offering kids yoga classes;
The Dwaine & Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital Of Savannah will lead a veggie relay race activity and coping exercises, Savannah Children’s Theatre will offer an interactive performance of “Hansel and Gretel Eat Healthy” at noon;
Camp Kudzu will present a carb line-up activity;
Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah will share a dinosaur tooth brushing activity.
Healthy Savannah, the Ronald McDonald House Charities of the Coastal Empire, and Publix Super Market at Wilmington Island will provide information about their health and wellness oriented work in the Savannah community.

Cost 

The Healthy Me! Event is included in the cost of museum admission, $8 for all guests 18 months and older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members. Learn how to become a member here.

Event sponsored by: The Memorial Health Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital and Publix Super Markets.

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(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors

Friday, August 9th, 2019

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Water’s Edge Counseling Spotlight

In the spotlight this week is Emily Hawkins, LCSW.

Emily Hawkins is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who has over 15 years of experience working with children, teens, and adults. Emily works with those suffering from depression, anxiety, and other mood concerns, as well as those on the autism spectrum. She works not only with individuals but also with the family. She is passionate about helping children and their families navigate through life’s issues. In her free time she enjoys spending time with family and cheering on her sons in baseball games.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Savannah pediatricians: Pediatric Associates of Savannah

Sunday, August 4th, 2019

Pediatric Associates of Savannah pediatricians Pediatric Associates of Savannah has these free “Look Again” stickers available at their three offices. Sadly, we are on pace for a record number of child deaths from being left in hot cars in 2019, which is almost always accidental and can be prevented. Pick one up and remember to Look Again.

Pediatric Associates of Savannah has offices in Savannah, the Islands and Pooler. Learn more here.

Pediatrics Associates of Savannah locations

Pediatric Associates in Savannah
4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100,
Savannah 31404
912.355.2462

Pediatric Associates of Savannah in Pooler
110 Medical Park Drive
Pooler 31322
912.330.5010

Pediatric Associates of Savannah on Whitemarsh Is.
1001 Memorial Dr
Savannah 31410
912.898.9800

Pediatric Associates of Savannah, 4600 Waters Ave, Suite 100 Savannah, 31404-6702, (912) 355-2462, www.pedsav.com On Facebook here.  Pediatric Associates of Savannah is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counselors on back-to-school stress

Friday, August 2nd, 2019

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How does back-to-school time affect our kids?

Counselors @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah weigh in here on the effects of back-to-school stress on kids and what we as parents can do to help our kids when they experience stress-related tummy issues.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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Savannah Postpartum Support Group for Moms

Wednesday, July 31st, 2019

There’s a donation-based postpartum support group in Savannah for moms seeking community and connection during baby’s first year.

This supportive, non-judgmental group is for moms seeking connection and community during baby’s first year. Come on out to meet other mamas who are in it with you. You’ll explore topics such as health and wellness, relationships, mood changes, bonding with your baby, body image, sexuality, and more.

The group meets at the Midwife Group & Birth Center but you do not have to be a patient there to attend. Babies 12 months and under are welcome to join you.

Saturday mornings, 10-11AM starting Aug. 24 2019-Oct. 19 2019
the Midwife Group + Birth Center
1692 Chatham Parkway, Savannah
Suggested donation of $20

Suggested donation of $20.

Nurture meets on Saturdays 10-11AM starting Aug. 24 2019 and running through Oct. 19 2019 (no group on Oct. 12). Feel free to drop in as you are!

If you have any questions or would like more information, contact bridget@bridgetcrossLCSW.com / (912) 495-8549.

(Savannah therapists) Water’s Edge Counseling

Monday, July 29th, 2019

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Have you ever wondered what you can expect when you arrive for a first counseling session @ Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah?

Click here to find out the answer and to get a sneak peak inside of Water’s Edge Counseling here in Savannah.

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Water’s Edge Counseling in Savannah
912-319-5552
Email: christina@watersedgecounseling.com

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