• Behavioral Health and Your Child
    Children exhibit all kinds of interesting behaviors. Many of these behaviors are normal boundary testing, showing independence, and other healthy milestones you want to see. Children can also exhibit behaviors you Read more
  • Helping Your Child Live Well With Asthma
    Need help controlling your child’s asthma symptoms? Your pediatrician can help. We know that seeing your child cough, wheeze and have trouble taking a full breath can be more than a Read more
  • Does Your Child Need a School Physical?
    When your child begins school, it’s time for your child to begin having school physicals by a pediatrician. School physicals are a great way to help ensure the continuing health Read more
  • Understanding Pediatric/Child Nutritional Counseling
    Our pediatricians can help guide your child toward a healthier diet and lifestyle. It can be challenging to get your child to eat healthily. Of course, we know that our diet Read more
  • What Happens at Child Wellness Checkups?
    Find out more about well-child checkups and why they are crucial for your child’s health. From the moment your baby is born, you want to give them everything. You also want Read more
  • The Importance of Behavioral Health and Children
    Is your child acting up? Here’s how a pediatrician can help. Poor grades, fighting with others, lashing out at parents—If you find yourself dealing with these issues, no doubt you’re concerned Read more
  • FAQs About ADHD
    When you start noticing that your child is having issues paying attention or they can’t sit still, it may be time to start asking your child’s doctor about ADHD. You Read more
  • FAQs about Children's Nutrition
    Get the facts on your child’s ideal diet and more. We know how challenging it can be for kids to get all the nutrients they need from diet alone, especially if Read more
  • Developmental & Behavioral Visits
    Learn more about developmental and behavioral disorders in children. A growing child can greatly benefit from visiting their pediatrician regularly for routine checkups. No, a child doesn’t have to be sick Read more
  • Summer Safety Tips for Children
    Keep your child safe while enjoying fun in the sun. School’s out for summer, and your child may be gearing up for outdoor adventures, summer camps, swim team, and other activities. Read more
  • Developmental Screening FAQs
    Are you worried about your child's behavior or mental health? A development screening offered by the Newark, DE, pediatricians at Just Kids Pediatrics, Dr. Kerry Kirifides and Dr. Sonia Shastry, Read more
  • Does My Child Have Anxiety?
    Be able to spot the warning signs of anxiety in your child. Anxiety is undoubtedly on the rise, not just for adults but for children. The pandemic has certainly left kids Read more
  • The Importance of Children's Nutrition
    Make sure your child is following a healthy, balanced diet. One in 5 school children is considered obese in the US. So, how do we stop these statistics from getting any Read more
  • Helping Your Child Deal With Minor Illnesses or Injuries
    Here’s your first-aid guide on how to care for minor childhood injuries. In a perfect world, your child would never get injured, sick, or hurt; unfortunately, this just isn’t 100 percent Read more
  • When To See Someone About Child Obesity
    Are you concerned about your child’s weight? Obesity is an epidemic in US children and teens. We have seen a drastic increase in the number of kids who are severely overweight Read more
  • Ear Infections in Children
    Does an ear infection automatically warrant seeing a pediatrician? Here’s what you should know… Your child is dealing with an ear infection for the first time and just like when they Read more