Simple Ways to Ensure Your Newborn’s Health

Having a newborn can be anxiety-inducing, especially for mothers and fathers who are handling newborn child care for the first time. While children can seem fragile and delicate, they are actually very resilient. However, they still can be vulnerable as their immune systems are obviously still adapting; therefore, precautions need to be taken. There are…

Treating Childhood Acid Reflux

Acid reflux is a painful condition caused by stomach acid reaching the esophagus and other parts of the upper digestive tract. Pediatric specialists are well-trained in handling acid reflux, both in infants and young children. The treatment plan looks very different between these two groups, and it is important to consider a child’s development. Medication…

Well Child Exams for Preschoolers – What to Expect

During the first couple of years of a child’s life, they see a doctor more times than you can probably keep count of. While less frequent, preschool age well-child exams can be just as vital to a child’s overall health. Once children get to age 3-5, provided they are overall healthy and up to date…

What are Pediatricians?

Even if you’re not a doctor, it’s clear that children and adults are very different. The early stages of life undergo rapid change (as any new parent will tell you how giant their two-month-old is). With children growing like weeds, how do you know that everything is going well? Luckily for the typically paranoid parent,…