Wondering if it’s necessary to buy organic food for kids? Confused about common nutrition terms? In this post, our pediatricians weigh in with the most recent research. As a parent, I spend a fair amount of time thinking about food—what to make for dinner, what to pack for lunch, what exactly qualifies as a nutritious snack. As a nurse practitioner and former dietitian, I am often asked these … [Read more...] about Free Range, Cage Free, GMO: What Do Parents Need to Know?
Baby still waking up frequently at night? Our expert offers insights into why your little one may be struggling to stay asleep. Being a new parent is one of the greatest joys you can experience – but the sleep deprivation that often accompanies it can be one of the greatest challenges. When you’re exhausted, it’s difficult to be your best. The key to a good night’s sleep is having the right … [Read more...] about Why is My Baby Waking So Much?!
Got Milk? Our providers and nurses field a lot of questions from caregivers about how to introduce whole milk to babies. Here, you’ll find some of the most popular inquires – from timing to intolerance to decoding the differences in the various types: When should I introduce whole milk to baby? Whole milk is traditionally introduced at the first birthday. There is nothing magical that occurs on … [Read more...] about How to Introduce Whole Milk to Baby
Flu season is upon us! As the weather cools down, many symptoms of illness are heating up. Wondering if your child or toddler has the flu and how long it will last? Hoping to prevent the spread of flu? Below, you’ll find some fast facts about the flu in kids and adults to keep you healthy this season: What is influenza and what are the signs of flu in children? Influenza is a virus typically … [Read more...] about Treating the Flu in Kids and Other Flu FAQs for 2018
Brian P. Daly, Ph.D., is co-owner of Center City Psychological Services, LLC, with offices located in the same suite as Center City Pediatrics. Dr. Daly and the team of psychologists at Center City Psychological Services provide counseling services for children, adolescents, and families and specialize in behavioral and cognitive-behavioral therapy and evidence-based treatment strategies for a … [Read more...] about Praise Your Child’s Failures. Yes, Their Failures.
Received notice of an outbreak of lice in school? In this post, our pediatricians share head lice information for parents. Learn about lice symptoms, lice treatment, and lice prevention. For many parents, receiving the inevitable school email about the latest case of head lice in the classroom is enough to strike fear into hearts, trigger house-cleaning frenzies, and lead to outbreaks of head … [Read more...] about Getting Ahead of Head Lice: A Parent’s Guide