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Welcome to We ‘R’ Kids Paediatric Centre

… healthy kids ‘R’ happy kids . . . Jamaica’s welcoming pediatric office where pediatricians form lasting bonds

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#Flashback to those days!!! #memories

✔ Traveling for soccer games
✔ No mask
✔ No social distancing
✔ Just plaine old fun without the worries

The joy I get from being with children ♥️♥️♥️.
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KIDS AND CELLPHONES 📱. 

Like so many parenting questions, there is no right answer to the question of when a child should get a cellphone. A phone is a powerful tool, so thinking through why you might choose to get a phone for your child and whether your child is ready for a phone can help you make the best decision for your family. 
Parents often hear the argument from their child that everyone has a phone.
And it’s true that phone use is increasing among children. Transitions to middle school and high school are times when some parents consider getting a phone for their child. 

A phone is not just a phone 

The most common reason parents give for getting their child a cellphone is to make it easier to reach their child and for their child to reach them. However, many phones can be used for more than simple voice and text. Phones can be cameras, give access to the internet, and share a person’s location. It’s important to consider these other features and how your child will use them.   

Is my child ready for a cellphone? 

Here are a few questions to ask when considering whether to get your child a cellphone: 

How independent is your child?  If your child spends time home alone or travels to and from school, sports, or work on their own or with other families, a phone can help you stay in touch. If there is no landline at home, a cellphone can be important for the safety of children who spend time at home alone. 

Does my child often lose or damage their personal items?   Phones can be expensive and it’s important to consider if your child will be able to keep track of it and take care of it. 

Does the tool fit the task?  Phones can be as basic as voice only or as complex as a smartphone. If you are buying a phone to be in contact with your child, keep in mind they may only need a simple phone. 

Is my child able to understand and stick to rules related to phone use?  Phones are fun to use! Smartphones also give children access to the internet. This can lead to a variety of issues including poor sleep, problems getting homework done, exposure to content that may be too mature, and, in older children, distracted driving.

Cellphones and radiation 

Research into whether the non-ionizing radiation from cellphones increases the risk of cancer show conflicting results. Since it is unclear if there is a link to cancer, it makes sense to limit exposure to non-ionizing radiation by using hands-free devices or speaker phone and to avoid keeping phones in pockets that are up against the body. 

Article via MottChildren.Org

KIDS AND CELLPHONES 📱.

Like so many parenting questions, there is no right answer to the question of when a child should get a cellphone. A phone is a powerful tool, so thinking through why you might choose to get a phone for your child and whether your child is ready for a phone can help you make the best decision for your family.
Parents often hear the argument from their child that everyone has a phone.
And it’s true that phone use is increasing among children. Transitions to middle school and high school are times when some parents consider getting a phone for their child.

A phone is not just a phone

The most common reason parents give for getting their child a cellphone is to make it easier to reach their child and for their child to reach them. However, many phones can be used for more than simple voice and text. Phones can be cameras, give access to the internet, and share a person’s location. It’s important to consider these other features and how your child will use them.

Is my child ready for a cellphone?

Here are a few questions to ask when considering whether to get your child a cellphone:

How independent is your child? If your child spends time home alone or travels to and from school, sports, or work on their own or with other families, a phone can help you stay in touch. If there is no landline at home, a cellphone can be important for the safety of children who spend time at home alone.

Does my child often lose or damage their personal items? Phones can be expensive and it’s important to consider if your child will be able to keep track of it and take care of it.

Does the tool fit the task? Phones can be as basic as voice only or as complex as a smartphone. If you are buying a phone to be in contact with your child, keep in mind they may only need a simple phone.

Is my child able to understand and stick to rules related to phone use? Phones are fun to use! Smartphones also give children access to the internet. This can lead to a variety of issues including poor sleep, problems getting homework done, exposure to content that may be too mature, and, in older children, distracted driving.

Cellphones and radiation

Research into whether the non-ionizing radiation from cellphones increases the risk of cancer show conflicting results. Since it is unclear if there is a link to cancer, it makes sense to limit exposure to non-ionizing radiation by using hands-free devices or speaker phone and to avoid keeping phones in pockets that are up against the body.

Article via MottChildren.Org
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HAPPY FRIDAY 👐.
ARE YOU BLESSED?

And a little child shall lead them 🙏😇.
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Our Services

We provide medical care to children from birth to 18 years old. We pride ourselves in offering high-quality medical care within a comfortable office environment, prompt advice from a doctor, and courteous service.  See All Doctors

Psycho-Educational Assessments

We offer the best education consultancy service and training to educat

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Back-to-School Physicals

No matter which grade your child is about to enter, there’s the year

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Newborns to Teens

We appreciate that one of the most important person  in your newborn

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Ear Piercing

Your little girl will grow up so fast, before you know it, she will be

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In-hospital Delivery

Our medical service starts from the birth of your child. Whether it’

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Immunizations and Well Baby Care

As part of good preventative health care, your child should be seen fo

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Our Features

bedwetting

Removing the shame of bed wetting…Dr. Lisa writes for the Jamaica Gleaner

Screen Time

Screen Time – Kids and their tablets – Dr Lisa on Smile Jamaica

Boys 2 Men … Dr. Lisa writes about puberty in the Jamaica Gleaner

Featured Links

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Dr. Lisa answers questions for B3 Magazine – Bump, Baby & Beyond

How to care your baby’s skin in Parents Magazine

arguments with your child

How to resolve arguments with your child … Parents Magazine

Our Doctors and Specialists

Our doctors are all post-graduate trained paediatricians and have many years of experience in private practice and hospital service.  They are all licensed by the Medical Council of Jamaica (MCJ). The doctors are registered to consult at private hospitals in Kingston, Jamaica: Andrews Memorial and Nuttall Memorial. See All Doctors

Dr. Lisa N.C. Franklin-Banton

D.M. Paediatrics; M.B;B.S

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Dr. Martine Geoghagen

D.M. Paediatrics; M.B;B.S

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Dr. Anona Griffith

D.M. Paediatrics; M.B;B.S

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Professor Russell Pierre

Professor of Paediatrics

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Natasha Gray

Psycho-Educational Specialist

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