Know the Symptoms of Mononucleosis
posted: Apr. 14, 2021.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
posted: Mar. 29, 2021.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
posted: Mar. 17, 2021.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
posted: Feb. 25, 2021.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?
posted: Feb. 16, 2021.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
Diabetes in Children
posted: Feb. 04, 2021.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?
posted: Jan. 21, 2021.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
posted: Jan. 08, 2021.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
Does My Child Have a Broken Bone?
posted: Dec. 22, 2020.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
posted: Dec. 04, 2020.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