Does your Child Need a Sports Physical?

It’s that time of year again. Time for Pre-Participation Exams (PPE) or better known as sports physicals. All young athletes’... Read full post »

Got a Cough? Hold the Antibiotics!

I was a pediatrician before I was a parent. It sounds funny to say, but I was helping parents comfort... Read full post »

Tips for Making the Next Shot Visit Less Stressful

Guest post by: Andrew Kroger, M.D., M.P.H., medical officer for the National Center for Immunization and Respiratory Diseases at the... Read full post »

Surviving the Stomach Bug: Parent Edition

Vomiting, diarrhea, chills and aches…stomach bugs are never a fun adventure. Often times called the stomach flu, stomach viruses are... Read full post »

Why Isn’t Your Baby Gaining Weight? And When Should You Worry?

All babies grow at different paces. For most, growth after birth is fast and easy. But some babies do not... Read full post »

Questions to Ask When Choosing a Pediatrician

When you are expecting your first child, there are numerous decisions to be made. Nursery colors, diaper brands. The list... Read full post »