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  • When a Fever Requires Medical Attention
    A fever is one of the biggest concerns that parents have when it comes to their infant or child. We understand that a fever can sometimes be considered an emergency Read more
  • Breastfeeding and Lactation Consultations
    Embracing motherhood is a beautiful experience for a woman, though sometimes they encounter a few hurdles in the journey. After childbirth, a baby does not derive nutrients from the mother's Read more
  • Does My Child Have a UTI?
    When bacteria enter the bladder or the kidneys this can result in a urinary tract infection. Unfortunately, UTIs are quite common in infants and kids, so it’s important to recognize Read more
  • Your Infant and Constipation
    It’s not typically common for infants to have issues with constipation; however, sometimes it happens. While many babies won’t deal with constipation they may have irregular bowel movements as their Read more
  • Food Poisoning in Children
    Food poisoning isn’t just a problem that impacts adults. It can also affect children, too. While, as a parent, you may be used to dealing with vomiting or diarrhea, food Read more
  • Know the Warning Signs of Prediabetes
    Diabetes is on the rise, and not just in adults. More and more children in the US are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes used to be Read more
  • Understanding Child Behavioral Issues
    Are you looking for help with developmental screening in Newark, DE? If so, Dr. Kerry Kirifides, Dr. Sonia Shastry, and Dr. Bonni Field of Just Kids Pediatrics can help you. It can be difficult Read more
  • Does My Child Have a Concussion?
    A concussion is a traumatic brain injury that occurs as a result of a blow to the head. Since concussions can be serious, it’s important that you’re able to recognize Read more
  • Bike Safety for Your Child
    Just like responsible parents, our pediatricians are interested in keeping your children well – this includes helping your kids stay safe while riding their bikes.  The National Safety Council reports Read more
  • Is Your Child Struggling With Potty Training?
    Potty training is a big moment for your child and is something that may challenge them in many ways. Unfortunately, many young ones do struggle during this process and may Read more
  • Cleft Lips and Cleft Palate
    The day your child is born is one of the most exciting moments in a parent’s life. Of course, finding out your precious newborn has a cleft lip or palate Read more
  • Guidance for Treating Child Obesity
    Just Kids Pediatrics is here to help if your child is struggling with obesity in Newark, DE. Dr. Kerry Kirifides and Dr. Sonia Shastry are dedicated to providing compassionate and Read more
  • FAQs About Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease
    Hand, foot and mouth disease isn’t a childhood infection that’s often discussed but should be. After all, this communicable viral infection is more common in young children than most people Read more
  • Your Baby and Cradle Cap
    Noticing rough, scaly patches of skin on your newborn’s scalp? If so, this is a sign of cradle cap. This condition (also known as infantile seborrheic dermatitis) is fairly common Read more
  • FAQs about ADHD
    Children are naturally curious, energetic and eager to explore, making it difficult to focus on one task or to patiently wait for their turn at something. Developing concentration skills takes Read more
  • The Benefits of Getting Nutritional Guidance for Your Child
    Is it time to ask your child’s pediatrician about their nutritional needs? We know that many families are so busy that they often don’t have time to sit down to a Read more