Dear Center City Pediatrics Family and Friends, Our 10 year birthday is fast approaching! As we reflect upon our first decade, we are amazed and humbled by our growth, which has been driven by the Philadelphia urban "baby boom". In the face of this growth, and as a result of the changing medical landscape, we are forced to make some tough decisions. September 29th is the last day we … [Read more...] about Important News from Center City Pediatrics
Archives for September 2017
Why do toddlers bite? One of our Center City & Main Line pediatricians shares some helpful information about what to expect and how to respond when it comes to kids and biting. At age 2, my child became the class biter. Around that time, he ran over a little girl’s fingers with his toy fire truck and refused to apologize. I panicked, jumped on Amazon and bought a book on moral development. … [Read more...] about Hannibal Lecter or My Sweet Little Bundle of Joy?
Our Philadelphia and Main Line pediatricians provide some helpful information about unstructured play and its role in children’s development. In a society where families tend to focus on giving children the best opportunities for success, they often mistakenly schedule and guide a child’s day from beginning to end. They fill children’s days with activities that they think are important to … [Read more...] about The Importance of Unstructured Play
In this blog post, our Center City and Main Line pediatricians provide guidelines for protecting kids in sports against common risks such as concussions and overuse injuries. In kids, concussions especially must be taken seriously. Sports are a large part of many youths’ lives. There are many developmental achievements that children learn through athletics, including lifelong fitness, teamwork, … [Read more...] about Injuries, Burnout, Concussions: Keeping Kids in Sports Safe and Healthy
Register for Our Fall Workshops Registration is now open for our Fall groups and parent education workshops. Visit our class calendar for more detailed class descriptions, information about our facilitators and availability. Dates marked with an * will be held in our Bala Cynwyd office. Others are offered at our Center City location. Why Does My Newborn Do That? Wed 9/13 11am *Tues 9/26 … [Read more...] about Back to School Time: Fall Workshops Enrolling Now!
Online Scheduling Beginning in September! Weekday Mornings & Sundays in Bala Cynwyd Beginning next month we are excited to offer a new service - Online Scheduling - with weekday morning and Sunday availability at our Bala Cynwyd location. With Online Scheduling, you can reserve your space during available hours via our website. Online Scheduling is available for children who have become … [Read more...] about Online Scheduling for Bala Cynwyd