Blog Articles

What to do if you suspect a concussion

Though it does not yet feel like fall in Austin, fall sport season is here. In Texas, one of our most loved fall sports is Football. Though concussions can happen in numerous ways, we unfortunately see them most due to football injuries. Below we explain

Sep 11th, 2019
Our favorite internet resources for parents

Parents should have lots of questions about their growing & developing child. Often these questions come in the middle of the night and parents may want to find answers from a trusted online source. Here are some of our favorite internet resources.

Aug 6th, 2019
Sun Safety

Though we love being outside in our beautiful city, our summers are HOT!  It’s so important to protect our skin in the hot Texas sun.  Read more below to choose the right sun protection for you and your loved ones.

Jul 24th, 2019
Swimmer's Ear

Austin is beautiful in the summer and we love getting outside in the water to cool off on hot days. Though swimming is a perfect summer activity, it can lead to a very painful condition called swimmer’s ear. Read below to find out more about this common!

Jun 17th, 2019
Hand, Foot, and Mouth Disease

Hand, foot, and mouth is a common childhood virus that is seen in our office this time of year.  Read more to find out answers to the questions we hear most often. 

May 13th, 2019
Strep Throat

Strep throat is going around. Read below to find out more about this common illness.

Apr 23rd, 2019
Fever

This blog gives answers to our most commonly heard questions about fever.

Mar 20th, 2019
Bronchiolitis and RSV

Pam Dietrich, one of our wonderful AHK nurse practitioners, does a wonderful job explaining bronchiolitis and RSV so that parents can understand how to care for their child during this common respiratory illness.

Feb 1st, 2019
Influenza

This article explains the signs and symptoms of the influenza virus, complications of the flu, and offers helpful information about seasonal flu vaccines. Thank you Jen Tiller, PNP at After Hours Kids, for writing this post.

Jan 2nd, 2019
Croup

Croup is a common respiratory illness. Here are some common questions and answers about croup, written by one of our AHK PNP's Annie Croft.

Nov 27th, 2018
Back to School!

Some important reminders about getting ready to go back to school this fall

Aug 7th, 2018
Water Safety

Keep your kids safe this summer while playing in the water!

Mar 23rd, 2018
Sunscreen

Summer is in full swing here in Austin! Keep your child’s skin safe from the sun!

Jul 11th, 2017

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