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.
In this post, our pediatricians share head lice information for parents. 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 lice folklore. While head lice are a common childhood nuisance of preschool and school-aged children, they don’t … [Read more...] about Getting Ahead of Head Lice: A Parent’s Guide
In this post from our pediatricians, learn essential car safety for kids to prevent accidents in and around cars. See our resource on PA car seat laws to learn how to protect kids from traffic-related accidents. When it comes to talking about the safety of our children around cars, discussion naturally sways to the newest car seat recommendations, booster seat requirements and child placement … [Read more...] about Car Safety for Kids: Protecting Kids In & Around Cars
Picky eating is a normal stage of child development, but it can still be frustrating and worrisome. In this post, our pediatrician shares tips for picky eaters. As a parent, dealing with picky eaters is almost a rite of passage. Somewhere around 18 months of age, you might notice that your child has developed some strong opinions about what will go into her mouth! This is a normal stage of … [Read more...] about 12 Road-Tested Tips for Picky Eaters
What’s the best sunscreen for kids? What kind of clothing offers the best sun protection? Our Main Line & Center City pediatrician offers sun safety tips for kids and babies. Our office staff teases that no matter where I go on vacation, I never come home with a tan. I’m vigilant about sunscreen use for my family and myself year round – for good reason. Skin cancer is the most common cancer … [Read more...] about Sun Safety Tips for Kids & Babies