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  • Learn About the Benefits of Breastfeeding
    Breastfeeding offers numerous benefits for both babies and mothers. Also called nursing, breastfeeding helps mothers and babies bond. It also provides a number of health benefits, such as helping prevent Read more
  • Know the Symptoms of Mononucleosis
    Mono, nicknamed the “kissing disease” because of how easily it spreads from person to person, is a viral infection caused by the Epstein-Barr virus (EBV). Pediatricians most often see this Read more
  • Bringing Your Child in for Whooping Cough
    Pertussis, more commonly referred to as whooping cough, is a contagious bacterial infection of the lungs. The nickname comes from the “whooping” sound that occurs when a child breathes. While Read more
  • Your Pediatrician's Guide To Thumb-Sucking
    Reflexively, your baby is born with the ability to suck. It makes sense. After all, your little one must be able to suck to get nutrients, whether breastfeeding or bottle-feeding. Read more
  • Head Lice And How To Treat It
    You’ve just received a call from the school: someone in your child’s class has head lice. We know that hearing that your child has or might have head lice can Read more
  • When Does My Child Need Stitches?
    We all know how accident-prone kids can be. They get bruises, bumps, cuts, and scrapes from time and time. Most of the time, these boo-boos are nothing to worry about, Read more
  • We Provide Developmental Screenings
    Learn more about developmental screenings and why they are necessary for all children. Did you know that about one in six children in the US has one or more developmental disabilities Read more
  • Diabetes in Children
    In the past, the most common type of diabetes to affect children and teens was type 1 diabetes. This is also referred to as juvenile diabetes. In children with type Read more
  • When Should My Child Get a Tetanus Shot?
    All children need to get a tetanus shot. When we think of tetanus we often think of rusty nails; however, this bacterium isn’t just found on rusty metal items, it Read more
  • Keeping Your Child Safe While Traveling
    Whether you’re simply taking a weekend trip to visit the grandparents, or you and the family are flying internationally, you must know how to keep everyone healthy and safe while Read more
  • Helping Your Child Overcome Obesity
    Carrying around excess weight can affect your child’s physical health and increase the risk of developing other conditions, such as heart disease or type 2 diabetes. Being overweight can also Read more
  • Does My Child Have a Broken Bone?
    Accidents happen. Perhaps your child hurt themselves falling off their bike or taking a rough tumble down the stairs. In these instances, the first thing you’ll probably do is check Read more
  • Signs of a Pediatric UTI
    A urinary tract infection isn’t just something that happens to adults. Children can also develop UTIs. Since children are more likely to suffer from kidney damage as a result of Read more
  • Keeping Your Child Safe in the Car
    You may be surprised to learn that many car seats are not used properly. In fact, around 46 percent of car and booster seats are improperly used, which greatly impacts Read more
  • Your Child and Chicken Pox
    You just got the call from your child’s school: someone in your kid’s class has chickenpox. This highly contagious virus isn’t usually anything to worry about, but it can certainly Read more
  • Nutritional Counseling for Your Child
    Our pediatric team can help you develop a recipe for success with your child’s eating habits.   Dealing with a picky eater? Does your child prefer processed chicken nuggets, sodas and Read more