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Charlottesville and Albemarle County has an abundance of amazing pediatricians, family practices and pediatric specialists to help care for your kids. Whether you’re looking for the best places for birthing, kids check ups, wellness activities for mind & body, support for special needs, braces and dental care or ideas on how to encourage healthy habits, we have all the resources you need to keep your family growing up happy and healthy. We know your family’s health is top of mind, and luckily for you the Charlottesville area has some of the best health care options in Virginia. Keep your family healthy with these local providers and resources. Read on to learn about Charlottesville’s pediatric dentists, orthodontists, family therapists, adolescent counselors, obstetrics and ob/gyns, pediatricians, doctors, speech language therapists, fitness, nutrition, eye doctors, physical therapists, chiropractors, baby care and more. You will also find many expert health articles on everything from helping care for kids when they have colic, fever or a sprained ankle to sleep issues and more. 

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Expert Tips on Proper Hydration

For your body to be able to work at peak efficiency, you must keep it properly hydrated. When your fluid [...]

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Autism & Communicating

There’s a good chance that you’ll know a child with autism before your own kids have finished high school. Autism [...]

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Sweet Baby Sounds

NEWBORN CRIES & FLEETING MOMENTS IN TIME A stranger’s passing comment kept pulling me back to the person I used [...]

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Diaper Bag Checklist

PACKING LISTS FOR BABY, TODDLER & MOM, ALL-IN-ONE The digital age has unburdened us from the physical heft of books, [...]

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Expecting a Baby This Winter?

TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR NEWBORN AGAINST RESPIRATORY ILLNESS Respiratory illnesses like the Flu, COVID-19 and RSV tend to rise [...]

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Does Your Child Need Braces?

Top tips on taking care of your kid's mouth.

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Sleep Apps for Kids

6 APPS TO HELP WITH BEDTIME ROUTINE & SLEEP With the start of the school year comes the need for [...]

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10 Ways to Work With Picky Eaters

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

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Autism & Communicating

There’s a good chance that you’ll know a child with autism before your own kids have finished high school. Autism [...]

Health

Sweet Baby Sounds

NEWBORN CRIES & FLEETING MOMENTS IN TIME A stranger’s passing comment kept pulling me back to the person I used [...]

Health

Diaper Bag Checklist

PACKING LISTS FOR BABY, TODDLER & MOM, ALL-IN-ONE The digital age has unburdened us from the physical heft of books, [...]

Health

Expecting a Baby This Winter?

TAKE STEPS TO PROTECT YOUR NEWBORN AGAINST RESPIRATORY ILLNESS Respiratory illnesses like the Flu, COVID-19 and RSV tend to rise [...]

Health

Does Your Child Need Braces?

Top tips on taking care of your kid's mouth.

Health

Sleep Apps for Kids

6 APPS TO HELP WITH BEDTIME ROUTINE & SLEEP With the start of the school year comes the need for [...]

Health

10 Ways to Work With Picky Eaters

  CharlottesvilleFamily.com, a collection of local resources including a popular calendar of events, family services guides and features on education, [...]

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Essential Oils That Repel Ticks

Looking for more outdoor fun? Visit our Events Calendar and check out the Family Fun section of our website for [...]

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Virginia Daytrips and Museums

Enjoying a daytrip in Virginia might mean hiking the Shenandoah National Park, exploring a world-class museum or taking in the sites in Richmond or Washington DC. Some family favorite daytrips in and around Charlottesville include getting outdoors to explore a playground, hike, pick berries or visit the Piedmont Botanical Garden in the heart of McIntire Park. For rainy days, families love the Children’s Museum of Richmond, the Science Museum, Virginia Discovery Museum, Amazement Square and the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts. Whatever you enjoy, CharlottesvilleFamily has researched science daytrips to art experiences and animal outings to daytrips to historical attractions so your family can have a great time exploring Virginia.

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Virginia’s Best Water Parks

Cool off this summer by visiting some of these top water parks in Virginia.

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Massanutten Water Park

Massanutten Outdoor Water Park From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, visitors can cool off from the summer heat [...]

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4th of July Events in Charlottesville

From parades to fireworks, enjoy these family-friendly Independence Day events in Charlottesville.

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Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and [...]

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Visit Agecroft Hall with Kids

Imagine being so taken with the idea of an English country house that you dismantled it piece by piece and [...]

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Top 13 Charlottesville Museums & Attractions

Enjoy lots more family fun in the Charlottesville area – Zoos & Aquariums, Historic Attractions, Interactive Kids Museums, Swimming Pool Guide, [...]

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Days Out With Dad

Enjoy a Charlottesville Dad’s fresh perspective on honoring special occasions with the gift of an experience rather than a fleeting [...]

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Visit Booker T. Washington National Monument with Kids

To celebrate Black history in Virginia, explore the humble beginnings of Booker T. Washington: born a slave on the Burroughs [...]

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Massanutten Water Park

Massanutten Outdoor Water Park From Memorial Day weekend to Labor Day weekend, visitors can cool off from the summer heat [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

4th of July Events in Charlottesville

From parades to fireworks, enjoy these family-friendly Independence Day events in Charlottesville.

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Virginia County Fairs to Visit This Summer

Celebrate agricultural heritage and country life at fairs across the Commonwealth, where you can see tractors pull, pigs race, and [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Visit Agecroft Hall with Kids

Imagine being so taken with the idea of an English country house that you dismantled it piece by piece and [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Top 13 Charlottesville Museums & Attractions

Enjoy lots more family fun in the Charlottesville area – Zoos & Aquariums, Historic Attractions, Interactive Kids Museums, Swimming Pool Guide, [...]

Kids Rec/Family Fun

Days Out With Dad

Enjoy a Charlottesville Dad’s fresh perspective on honoring special occasions with the gift of an experience rather than a fleeting [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Visit Booker T. Washington National Monument with Kids

To celebrate Black history in Virginia, explore the humble beginnings of Booker T. Washington: born a slave on the Burroughs [...]

Education Kids Rec/Family Fun

Visit the Science Museum of Virginia with Kids

Your children can explore science while having fun with hundreds of unique, hands-on STEAM exhibits at the Science Museum of [...]

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