Sleep-related deaths are consistently one of the leading causes of death in children under 1 in Polk, but they are 100% preventable. By remembering a few simple sleep safety tips – the ABC’s – you can create a safe place for your baby to sleep and nap.
For the past year, my son has worn braces. I didn’t know what to expect before we started, but I’ve made notes and am sharing some helpful tips for life with braces. What to expect, what they can and can’t eat, helpful cleaning tools, and more.
Wondering if your child needs braces? Or maybe you’re considering Invisalign or other orthodontic treatment for yourself? Curious how to pick the best orthodontist for your treatment? Learn more about free orthodontic consultations and important questions to ask during your appointment.
Is a visit to the orthodontist in your future? Whether you have concerns about your child’s teeth or jaw alignment, or are considering treatment as an adult, Scott Orthodontics can provide you with the compassionate and individualized care you and your family deserve.
Use our Health + Wellness Guide to stay healthy and find the best doctors and healthcare options in Lakeland and Polk County. Whether you’re pregnant for the first time, have a child with unique medical needs, or are looking for a new doctor, we are here to help.
Are you expecting a new baby? Or are you a pregnant mom who has recently moved to the Lakeland area? Start your parenting journey with our resources for a healthy and happy pregnancy. Find hospitals, OBGYN’s, midwives, doulas, lactation consultants, baby stores, pediatricians, and more.
Florida KidCare offers affordable, quality dental and health insurance for children from birth through age 18. Learn more about who is eligible for this program and find out how to apply.
Check out the new Pregnancy and Newborn Care App from Lakeland Regional Health! It includes helpful articles and videos, plus tracking tools for contractions, kick counts, newborn feedings, and more.
Lakeland Regional Health continues to help women and families in our community prepare for childbirth, breastfeeding, and caring for a newborn through virtual sessions and Q&A series. Learn more and register for an upcoming class.
Lakeland Regional Health makes the Hospital Less Stressful for Families with an Autistic Child through the BRAVE Program
Visiting the hospital doesn’t have to be a stressful experience for families in our community with an autistic child. Lakeland Regional Health is home to BRAVE – an innovative, sensory-friendly program designed specifically for patients with autism or a sensory condition.