When it comes to asthma, hay fever and eczema, 2 is not company and 3 is definitely a crowd. Unfortunately, it’s common for children to develop one or more of these problems if they have a family history of any of these 3 conditions. In fact, since asthma, hay fever and eczema so commonly occur […]
Whether you’re a parent of an infant and toddler or school-age kids and teens, you probably have a zillion questions about your children. What’s normal? What should I expect when my child is sick? When should I call the doctor? You’ll find the answers to these questions and more in this section.
Spring is an especially busy time for high school seniors. There’s prom, graduation, a summer of celebrations and, for many, a lot of preparations for college. As you help your teen transition from high school to college, make sure he’s up to date with his vaccines. More teens today are being exposed to those […]
As your child gets closer to school age, well visits begin to transition. Your 4 year old is now enjoying more social interactions with her peers and gaining more independence each day. And as a parent, your concerns and challenges differ greatly from when your child was an infant or toddler. “We switch from more feeding, bodily […]
By the time you hold your newest addition in your arms for the first time, chances are you’ve already chosen one of the most important people in your little one’s early life – a doctor. You and your baby will probably visit the doctor more often during the first year than at any other time. […]
It probably seems like just yesterday you stepped into your pediatrician’s office for your child’s very first checkup. But after years of interaction, complete with late-night phone calls, last-minute appointments and trustworthy advice, it may be time for your teen to make the switch to an adult doctor. There’s no set age for making the […]
While good nutrition is essential for all children, eating right is particularly important for kids with diabetes. It keeps their blood sugar levels on track and helps prevent problems from diabetes that can occur later in life, such as heart disease. Children with diabetes don’t need to be on strict diets, but they do need […]