Category Archives: 101

Why didn’t anyone tell me about all the noises newborns can make?

I still remember bringing my firstborn daughter home. I had read every book I could get my hands on, I was a pediatrician-in-training and I had worked with children my … Full Entry »

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One question could save your child’s life

As we begin yet another summer filled with vacations, pool parties and family cookouts, parents are faced with asking many questions on how to give their children a safe and … Full Entry »

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When is it too early to talk about alcohol with your children?

With graduation season in full swing and summer approaching fast, everyone is in a celebratory mood. As you prepare to celebrate your teen’s achievements with them, here are some reminders … Full Entry »

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What is strabismus?

Strabismus is a condition when a person’s eyes don’t line up, or when one or both eyes wander. The eyes may turn inward (esotropia), outward (exotropia), up (hypertropia) or down … Full Entry »

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How a pediatrician prepares her child for vaccines

I am preparing to bring my youngest child in for her 4 year old checkup and worrying about how she will do with her vaccines. As a pediatrician, I know there are … Full Entry »

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