Preparing Your Child For a Doctor’s Visit

I can usually tell if a family is prepared the moment I enter the exam room.  When children are prepared for a situation, there is a greater chance that they will cooperate, behave and enjoy their experience. When parents are…

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Feeding and Nutrition: Your One Year Old

You’ll probably notice a sharp drop in your toddler’s appetite after his first birthday. Suddenly he’s picky about what he eats, turns his head away after just a few bites, or resists coming to the table at mealtimes. It may…

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Too Strict? Or Not Strict Enough? – Web MD

Parents often worry that if they are too strict their children won’t like them, but if they aren’t strict enough their children may get into trouble.  This is a common dilemma for many moms and dads.  How do you decide…

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Changes to Acetaminophen (fever reducing medication)

CBS Early show came to my office to discuss the new FDA advisory panel recommendation on acetaminophen.  This is good news for parents who are often confused about dosing acetaminophen for fever and pain relief in young children. Dosing instructions…

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