What’s the Scoop on Zika?

(Updated August 2, 2016) Zika virus has been in the news with some regularity over the past few months.  This is a relatively new public health threat so we are still learning about what it is, how it affects us...

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Newborn Checkup Schedule

Newborns need to visit the pediatrician for well-child visits at certain intervals of time. These times may vary but it is recommended that they go at 3-5 days, 1 month, 2 months, 4 months, 6 months, 9 months. These visits...

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Developmental Screening

Your child’s growth is much more than simply physical. Starting at birth, children learn throughout their lifetimes. As your child develops, they’re supposed to achieve developmental milestones, such as smiling and waving “bye-bye” for the first time. Developmental delays are...

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ADHD Consultation

Most people know at least one child who is unable to sit still and can never seem to follow instructions or listen. While these children may be labeled as undisciplined, lazy, or even troublemakers, this isn’t always the case. ADHD...

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Newborn FAQs

Bringing your newborn baby home is an exciting experience, but can be confusing and overwhelming. As a new parent, you may have countless questions, and the following information answers some of the FAQs about feeding, bathing, and the sleeping habits...

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Immunization

When children are born, they naturally inherit certain antibodies from their mother through the placenta. These antibodies will protect the child from certain diseases. After birth, breastfeeding provides additional antibodies through breast milk. However, these antibodies are only temporary. Vaccines...

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Well Child Checkup

Childhood is a time for rapid change and growth. It’s important to have regularly scheduled visits and checkups (“Well Child Checks). Well Child Checks begin shortly after birth and last throughout your child’s teenage years. These visits allow Dr. Kim...

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