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  • 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
  • Does My Child Need Glasses?
    We all want our children to be healthy and to have the best chance for success, especially once they start school. Of course, your child must be getting regular vision Read more
  • Your Child and the Importance of Vitamin D
    Vitamin D deficiency is incredibly widespread in the US, and not just with adults! In fact, about one in 10 children in the US are deficient in vitamin D and Read more
  • Preventing Pediatric Heat Stroke
    Climate change has certainly caused the temperatures to climb here in the US, especially during the summer. While we know that kids love to play outdoors, when temperatures are high Read more
  • What Is Pediatric Urinary Incontinence or Enuresis?
    While children under 3 years old will not have control over their bladders, older kids that still have issues with bladder control may have something known as urinary incontinence or Read more
  • Keeping Up With Your Child's Immunization Schedule
    We understand that bringing your child in for a shot certainly isn’t fun for anyone, but keeping your child updated on vaccines is one of the most effective ways to Read more
  • FAQs about Children's Nutrition
    When you turn to your pediatrician for nutritional advice or help, they will always take a personalized approach to help your child meet their nutritional goals, whether that’s losing weight, Read more