Staying Healthy: Knowledge Is Power

When it comes to partnering with parents to provider optimal health care for your child, we believe parents should be empowered by knowledge.  At every visit, whether for well child care or illness, we want to make sure we’ve explained everything to you in a way...

Should You Get A Pet?

Whether they are dogs or cats, hamsters, fish or parakeets, pets are found in millions of American households. Most families at least consider acquiring a pet, and for children an animal to love and care for can provide one of their most memorable experiences. The...

Safety Around Pets

Although most animals are friendly, some can be dangerous. More than any other age group, children between the ages of 5 and 9 are the victims of animal bites; about 5 percent of youngsters of this age are bitten each year. Children 9 to 14 are next in line as the...

Choosing A Pet

When selecting a pet, keep your child’s developmental stage in mind. If this is going to be his pet – and thus he agrees to care for it – choose an animal whose needs can be met by your child. Some pets – like dogs or cats – require daily...

You And Your Pediatrician

Child Health Experts Children have different health care needs than adults – both medical and emotional. In choosing a pediatrician, you can know that your child is being treated by an expert in children’s health. Pediatricians  are trained to prevent and...