Myths and Facts About Measles

So far in 2019, the U.S. has had its largest outbreak of measles since 1992. Why this has happened is still being debated, but the number of unvaccinated children in the country, combined with an influx of unvaccinated people traveling from and arriving from other countries has certainly contributed to the spread of this disease. […]

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Alleviating Some Concerns About Your Newborn

For more than four decades I have had the privilege of sharing the joy parents experience as their babies are born.  And I have also been privy to their concerns, their fears, and the sense of being overwhelmed once it is time to take their newborn home – especially first-time parents.  So, in anticipation of […]

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What to Look for in a Pediatrician

The doctor you choose for your child will likely see them from infancy to young adult.  That person will know their medical history, gauge their physical and emotional development, be there for the small and not-so-small milestones.  You will call on your pediatrician for the common ills and bruises your child will pass through, and […]

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Let’s Keep Our Kids Reading

The statistics on kids and reading in the United States are alarming. 1 in 4 children in America grow up without learning how to read. Students who don’t read proficiently by the 3rd grade are 4 times likelier to drop out of school. 20% of seniors graduating from high school read only at an eighth […]

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