Dr. Charlene Fernandez

I am a practicing board-certified pediatrician and work with families every day to help their kids grow healthy and happy. I believe in positive parenting, preventive care as the best medicine, and intentionally raising children. I write on this website to reach even more families with my message. I hope you can find value in my posts and stick around for more.

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This is why pregnant women need to see the dentist before they deliver

Congrats! You are expecting a beautiful bundle of joy 😊 When was the last time you went to your dentist for a check-up? Did you know, that it is safe for expecting mothers to go to the dentist during pregnancy? Well, it is! And I will tell you why moms-to-be must get this in check …

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Choosing Toys That Promote Children Development

It is no secret that children develop many skills by playing. As we learn more about the importance that toys in a child’s development, there is increased focus in choosing the correct toys to stimulate and support skill development. Now that there is wide access to the Internet and we are more connected than ever, …

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3 Important Skills for Kids to Start School

3 Important Skills for Kids to Start School

How can you know if your child is ready to start school? Here’s the rundown on how readiness for school is determined. In the United States, is children must be enrolled in an educational program by a certain age. This can include traditional school systems or alternative options. Although it can vary by location, the …

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