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(Richmond Hill dentists) Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry

Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

surfside kids pediatric dentistry richmond Hill savannah dentists

Looking for a pediatric dentist in Richmond Hill or Brunswick?

Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry is dedicated to the special physical and psychological dental needs of infants, children, young adults, and those with special needs in Richmond Hill & Brunswick Ga.

Surfside Kids’ friendly & compassionate staff is committed to maintaining a fun, stress-free environment & to making your child feel at home or even on SURFSIDE vacation.

Learn more here. 

Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry has two convenient locations:

*256 Scranton Connector, STE 110 Brunswick,GA 31525
*135 Cedar Street, Richmond Hill, GA 31324

Surfside Kids Pediatric Dentistry; 912.715.SURF; www.surfsidekids.com Follow on Instagram here & on Facebook here. 
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Fitness self-defenses classes @ KATMA, Savannah

Tuesday, October 31st, 2017

Self-defense fitness classes Savannah KATMA

Take time for yourself. Come get some exercise and learn to defend yourself.

The Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts (KATMA) in Savannah offers self-defense fitness classes 10:30-11:30AM ( Mon, Wed and Fri )

Learn basic self-defense skills and work on your fitness at the same time.
You don’t have to be fit to start. You can work on that in the class.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts
210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405
www.katmadefence.com
(912) 495-8693

Classes are $90 per month. Contact KATMAdefense to reserve your spot.
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KATMA also offers affordable, martial-art themed children’s birthday parties & a variety of martial arts & self-defense classes for all ages.

Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts, 210 W. Victory Dr., Savannah, GA 31405, (912) 495-8693 Kombative Academy of Traditional Martial Arts is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah dentists) A child’s 1st dental visit should be by age one

Friday, October 20th, 2017

 

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Krista Hinchey Dogwood Smiles

“Get it done in year one!”  

A child’s first dental visit should be by age ONE. 

That’s the message from Dr. Krista Hinchey @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah & The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry.

Dr. Krista Hinchey reiterates AAPD’s recommendation that infants need to see the dentist before their 1st birthday.

Studies show that dental costs for children who have their first dental visit before age one are 40 percent lower in the first five years than for those who do not see a dentist prior to their first birthday, Dr. Krista said.

See the AAPD’s recommendation here. 

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About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry accepts the following insurance: Amerigroup, CareSource, PeachState and Well Care (these are all Georgia Medicaid) The other main ones accepted @ Dogwood are United Concordia/Tricare (military), Ameritas, MetLife and Cigna. 

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

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 

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on fibromyalgia, Savannah

Monday, September 25th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Savannah physicians
More than 3 million people in the US have fibromyalgia, a chronic condition that causes widespread muscle pain and tenderness in certain areas of the body. Between 80 and 90 percent of people diagnosed with fibromyalgia are women.

If you are one of the 3 million American’s living with these painful symptoms, consider coming to SouthCoast Health’s last summer lecture to learn more about fibromyalgia from Neurologist Dr. Victor Rosenfeld.

On Thurs. Sept. 28 at 6:30PM, come to SouthCoast Health’s Savannah campus (1326 Eisenhower Drive, Building 1) for the fibromyalgia lecture. If you would like to learn more about services offered or to request an appointment, visit SouthCoastHealth.com. Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640.

Find full seminar details here. 

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Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs: Top natural sleep remedies for kids

Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

 

Top natural remedies/sleep aids for children gaia herbs

Traditional Golden Milk

We’ve all been there. Bedtime, but the kids are beyond energetic and you need to calm them and get them ready for sleep.

Especially since we all know one of the most important things we can do for our kids is to make sure they get enough sleep. So what are some natural remedies to make sure our kids get a good slumber?

Dr. Mary Bove – a well-known herbalist, author and naturapathic physician – will give a free talk in Savannah next week on the topic of Sleep Well, Stay Well. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this lecture in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM @ Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium in Savannah.

SouthernMamas.com caught up with her via phone to chat about top herbal remedies/aids to help children relax & calm down before bedtime. As the medical educator @ Gaia Herbs, Mary had plenty of herbal soporific secrets to share.

Top Natural Sleep Remedies for Kids

  • Chamomile and Lemon Balm are known for their calming and soothing properties. Think teas, syrups, extracts.
  • Linen spray. Spray those pillows & sheets with a soothing scent like lavender.
  • Golden Milk. Mary points out that Gaia Herbs has oodles of recipes on their Web site here including a recipe for Traditional Golden Milk.  With tumeric, honey, saffron & more, it is a kid-friendly favorite. Oh, and just in case you need more incentive to attend Mary’s talk in Savannah, there will be free samples of Golden Milk.
  • Soothing bath with calming lavender oil, chamomile flowers sprinkled in the water.

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How much sleep does my child need?

Here are the guidelines from the National Sleep Foundation

  • Newborns 0 to 3 months should sleep 10 1/2 to 18 hours a day, but they don’t have a regular schedule. They may sleep from a few minutes to several hours at one time.
  • Babies 4 to 11 months should start to sleep through the night, for 9 to 12 hours at a time. They should also take naps throughout the day, ranging from 30 minutes to 2 hours.
  • Toddlers 1 to 2 years need about 11 to 14 hours a day. Most of this should happen at night, but they should also take a nap (or naps) during the day.
  • Children 3 to 5 should get 11 to 13 hours a night. Their naps should get shorter and happen less often. Most kids don’t nap past age 5.
  • Kids 6 to 13 need 9 to 11 hours of shuteye. Homework and electronic devices keep kids busy at this age, so it’s important to set a sleep schedule and enforce a regular bedtime routine.
  • Teenagers 14 and up need 8 to 10 hours of sleep. Their circadian rhythms shift around the time they hit puberty, so they may find it hard to fall asleep as early as they used to.

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Learn more

FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Enter to win an iPad @ Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Meet & Greet (Savannah dentists)

Sunday, August 27th, 2017

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry Dentists Savannah kids

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry – a new Savannah pediatric dentist practice – will host a free brunch and meet and greet on Wed. Sept 6 2017, 10AM-Noon.

You’re invited to come meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey, check out the new facility & enjoy a coffee bar & brunch goodies. There will be a raffle to win a free iPad plus other giveaways.

Questions? Call Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry at 912-298-5437 or check out the practice on Facebook at Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah.

About Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

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

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

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 

Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K, Savannah

Friday, August 25th, 2017

Help the Hoo-Has 5K Run Walk Savannah Memorial Health

We don’t typically promote fun runs & road races because there are just so many that, well, that fun runs & road races would end up being all we’d promote.

But this annual jogging-stroller friendly Savannah race is for such a good cause, it’s too important NOT to promote: the Help the Hoo-Hahs 2017 5K run or walk on Sept. 23 2017, 8:30AM @ Savannah International Trade & Convention Center, 1 International Dr, Savannah GA 31421.

This is a flat scenic course for walkers & runners of all ages. Jogging strollers & dogs on leashes are welcome.

Since 2011, this race has raised more than $150,000 for financial assistance for women battling ovarian, cervical & other GYN cancers.

Register online here.

Hosted by Help the Hoo-Hahs Gynecological Cancer Awareness and Memorial University Medical Center

Free Herbal Lecture: Sleep Well, Stay Well talk with Gaia Herbs Medical Educator, Savannah

Thursday, August 24th, 2017

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market Savannah free herbal lecture Dr. Mary Bove FREE Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, herbalist, author and naturapathic physician will speak in Savannah Tues. Sept. 26. 7-9PM

Topic: Sleep Well, Stay Well: Creating a Healthy Day/Night Cycle for Optimal Wellness.
By Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market in Savannah has partnered with Gaia Herbs to host this Lecture with Dr. Mary Bove, one of the pioneers of the herbal resurgence that began in the 1970’s. Dr. Bove has more than 40 years of herbal experience, with 25 as a naturopathic physican & midwife.  Read her bio here and read more about lecture here.

Free Herbal lecture: Dr. Mary Bove, Medical Educator @ Gaia Herbs
Coastal Georgia Center Auditorium
305 Fahm St. (Behind Savannah Visitor Center)
Free parking at Coastal Georgia Center
Tues. Sept. 26| 7-9PM
Dr. Mary Bove is a pioneer in modern herbalism in the West. A naturopathic physician, she is the Director of Medicinal Education for Gaia Herbs.

Call Brighter Day Natural Foods at 912-236-4703 to register.

Dr. Bove is the author of the Encyclopedia of Natural Healing for Children and Infants, and co-authored Herbs for Women’s Health and has been published in many magazines, journals and collaborative books on botanical and natural medicine.
She has lectured and taught internationally on the topics of naturopathic medicine, botanical medicine, pediatrics, natural pregnancy, childbirth, traditional food medicine and mind-body healing.

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Shop local. Shop Brighter Day Natural Foods Market,

Brighter Day Natural Foods Market, 1102 Bull St., Savannah, 31401  912.236.4703, www.brighterdayfoods.com,  On Facebook here. On twitter here. Brighter Day Natural Foods Market is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

Free SouthCoast Health seminar on headaches, Savannah

Wednesday, August 23rd, 2017

SouthCoast Health doctors Savannah

SouthCoast Health’s neurologist, Dr. Victor Rosenfeld will host the second of his three-part summer lecture series focusing on headaches on Thurs. Aug. 31 at 6:30PM. This seminar is free to the public and takes place on the Savannah campus location.

Headaches affect everyone in the family. Learning more about diagnosis and treatment helps families understand what their loved ones suffering from them are feeling and medications to treat them.

More information about this event can be found here. Additional details about the summer series are here.  Dr. Rosenfeld’s office can be reached at 912-691-3640 for additional information.

SouthCoast Health is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

KiDS Rock Savannah 2017: 1 mile fun run, Daffin Park, Nov. 5

Sunday, August 20th, 2017

KiDS Rock Savannah 2016Finishing a marathon is child’s play with KiDS ROCK Savannah – a one-mile fun run for children in grades K – 7. This non-competitive, non-timed event is all about having fun & making it to the finish line. Kindergarten distance is a half mile run.

Kids Rock 2017
1-3PM Sun. Nov. 5
Daffin Park in Savannah, GA
For race time, click here.
Run with your friends. Team Registration available. Read more here.

Registration Information

Register here.

Participants can become full marathon finishers by completing a 25.2-mile training program prior to race day or they can just run, walk or jog the one-mile course on race day. Every child is a winner & will be rewarded with an official race number, T-shirt, goodie bag & medal.

Associated with the Rock ‘n’ Roll Savannah Marathon, 1/2 Marathon

‘Healthy Me’ family event @ Savannah Children’s Museum, Sept. 9

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Savannah Children's Museum Healthy Me event 2017

UPDATE:  CANCELED DUE TO HURRICANE IRMA

 

Savannah Children’s Museum will host a day of healthy living & family fun, showcasing of the museum’s many health-wellness programs & community partnerships.

The event called “Healthy Me,” will be Sat. Sept. 9 2017, 10AM-2PM @ Savannah Children’s Museum, 655 Louisville Rd. Savannah 31401. It will bring hands-on edible food education to the community. Highlights include gardening & cooking with children; tips on how to incorporate healthy foods into kids’ diets & make exercise & movement a daily activity.

“Healthy Me” will feature Coastal Heritage Society’s Mobile Museum programs, including Charlie Cart, Cooking Matters & Bonnie’s Garden. Savannah Children’s Museum educators will also be leading interactive programming at several of the Savannah Children’s Museum exhibits that encourage fitness.

Community partners will be on-site, including Yogi Palz offering a kids yoga class; Loop It Up Savannah leading activities with food & art; Healthy Savannah sharing about health & wellness; the Dwaine and Cynthia Willett Children’s Hospital of Savannah leading activities & crafts.

Win tickets to the museum’s Harry Potter-themed Frogwarts event 

Families are encouraged to participate in the healthy picnic contest at Sugar Beet Bluff, located adjacent to Savannah Children’s Museum. To enter, take a picture of your picnic spread, post on Facebook & tag Savannah Children’s Museum.

Send the photo via Facebook messenger to the Savannah Children’s Museum Facebook page. One lucky family will have the chance to win two tickets to the museum’s Harry Potter-themed Frogwarts event in October!

“Healthy Me” is included in the cost of museum admission, $7.50 for all guests 18 months & older. This event is free for Coastal Heritage Society members.

Savannah Children’s Museum 
655 Louisville Rd.
Savannah, 31401.

Coastal Heritage Society is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser.

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2017, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE HERE. 

Savannah golf tournament to benefit The Children’s Hospital & The Children’s Miracle Network

Wednesday, August 16th, 2017

Chip in Fore CMN Children's Miracle Network Savannah 2017

Join Georgia Heritage FCU for a day of golf on Sept. 28, 2017 @ Southbridge Golf Course in Savannah. The 9th annual “Chip in Fore CMN” Golf Tournament supports the Children’s Miracle Network & the Dwaine and Cynthia Willet Children’s Hospital of Savannah.

Through sponsorships & participation, last year’s event raised $20,000 for The Children’s Hospital. Organizers look forward to another successful tournament.

The day will feature:
•18 Holes of golf
•Lunch & Awards Reception
Special Contests include:
•$1 Million Shot
•Hole in One Contest for a Trip to Pebble Beach or $10,000 Cash
•“Guaranteed Winner” Putting Contest for a Carnival Cruise
•Long Drive and Closest to the Pin Contests
•Team prizes

There are two options to play in the tournament: (1) Sign up as a team for $300 (2) Sign up as an individual for $75 (3) In the past, several businesses have provided sponsorships that allowed soldiers, police officers and/or firemen to play golf for free. What a great way to thank our military and first responders for their service, while supporting The Children’s Hospital! If you want to sponsor a team, organizers will contact Hunter AAF, Savannah/Pooler/Richmond Hill/Rincon Police or Fire Departments to fill those slots.

Consider a sponsorship package to support the tournament. All sponsors receive recognition at the event, online and in print media. View sponsorship packages & register online at www.ChipinForeCMN.com.

Donations of cash, gift cards/certificates, golf equipment, rounds of golf, etc. are greatly appreciated for Raffle Prizes. Businesses providing prizes receive recognition at the event & online.

For questions, contact Becky Orsi at (912) 629-4307, borsi@gaheritagefcu.org; or Kelley Hannegan at (912) 629-4304, khannegan@gaheritagefcu.org.

Georgia Heritage Federal Credit Union is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

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FOR MORE FALL FESTIVALS 2017, VISIT THE SOUTHERNMAMAS.COM FALL FUN GUIDE HERE. 

Savannah pediatric dentists: Meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey of Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry

Sunday, August 13th, 2017

Pediatric Dentists Savannah Dogwood Krista Hinchey Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry of Savannah specializes in children. Board-certified pediatric dentist Dr. Krista Hinchey and her team are experts on the growing smile.

Meet Dr. Krista Cox Hinchey

Dr. Krista is a board certified pediatric dentist, but first and foremost she is a mom to two little ones. She understands the importance in finding trustworthy healthcare providers to care for your children. She decided to open her own dental practice to fill a need here in the pediatric community of the Lowcountry. Dr. Krista hopes you will put your trust in her and her dental team.

Her new office will emphasize dental disease prevention and education. She will utilize oral conscious sedation as an adjunct for restorative and surgical care when appropriately required. Dr. Krista’s office and dental team are dedicated to providing a comfortable and safe dental home for children of . She is excited about raising her children here and seeing new smiling faces walk through her doors!

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

Stay connected with Dogwood Pediatric Dentistry and learn more about this new Savannah pediatric dentist practice by liking the practice on Facebook here. 

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 

Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah: Give Your Routine a Check-up (First class is free)

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

Crossfit kids classes in Savannah Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah offers fitness classes for kids as well as adults.

Kids classes @ Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah . FIRST CLASS IS FREE.

Grades 1-5:  Wednesdays from 3:30-4PM and Saturdays 10:15-10:45AM.

New kids are welcome to come try their first class for free.  Adults are welcome to schedule a free one-on-one coaching appointment.

For questions call 912-335-3615 or visit online at www.crossfithp.com.

Message from Jennifer McKenzie, owner of Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah : 

With everyone in back-to-school mode, it’s a great opportunity for Mom and Dad to get back into the groove as well. Crossfit Hyperformance Athletics in Savannah has got some advice on getting that done. Crossfit Hyperformance has a power word to help you transform your habits.

One of the things we often say after all the summer vacations, eating out, and late nights is “I need to get back into a routine.”

But wait! Before you jump back into the same old stuff, take a minute and consider how some of the routines you have now are helping or hurting you.

You are what you routinely do.

READ THIS ENTIRE POST HERE. 

CrossFit Hyperformance​, 904 E. 70th St.Savannah, 31405
email crossfithp@gmail.com, tel: 912-335-3615, CrossFit Hyperformance is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

(Savannah obstetricians, gynecologists) SouthCoast Health Welcomes Dr. Sarah Jarrell

Tuesday, August 8th, 2017

SouthCoast Health Obstetrics Gynecology Savannah

SouthCoast Health is excited for Sarah C. Jarrell, M.D. to join the Obstetrics and Gynecology Department.

She will practice at the Candler Hospital Campus location. Dr. Jarrell is passionate for women’s health. Read more here about Dr. Jarrell’s interest in this field and why she followed many of her family members’ footsteps to work in the medical field.

To make an appointment with her, call 912-3554427 or click here.

SouthCoast Health is a SouthernMamas.com advertiser 

Splash & Sprint: Safe Kids Savannah run & swim race, rescheduled for Oct. 14

Friday, August 4th, 2017

Splash and Sprint kids race in Savannah

UPDATE: Due to the aftermath of hurricane Irma, the Splash and Sprint has been rescheduled for Oct. 14 2017. Registration will remain open until Oct. 13. If you have any questions or concerns, please send them to joneske4@memorialhealth.com.

Safe Kids Savannah will hold Splash and Sprint, a timed swimming and running event presented by Dr. Mark Kamaleson of Optim Orthopedics, Sat. Oct. 14, at the Chatham County Aquatic Center & Lake Mayer in Savannah.

Participants can register online here.

The event is for youth ages 6 to 15 and the top male and female finishers will receive a medal. All participants will receive a ribbon.

The swim & run event is unique to coastal Georgia. The event helps promote water & sports safety & is also a fundraiser for Safe Kids Savannah. Funds raised through Splash & Sprint help to purchase items such as bicycle helmets, child safety seats & life jackets that can be distributed throughout local communities.

Packet pick-up will take place on Fri. Oct. 13, 4-7PM @ the Chatham County Aquatic Center, 7240 Sallie Mood Drive.

For more information about Splash and Sprint, email cjchasta@chathamcounty.org or click here.