Sherry Pomerantz, Ph.D. shares tips for parents and children to help navigate social media safety for teens. Taking time to learn more about the emotional and social pressures on your teen/tween can help you support them during this often difficult time. Social media represents a major form of social interaction and communication. This is particularly the case for teens, who rely on social … [Read more...] about Social Media Safety for Teens & Tweens
If you’re expecting, we’re expecting you! Come Meet Us nights are held most Monday evenings in Center City and the 2nd Monday of every month in Bala Cynwyd. These free events give you an opportunity to meet our staff, tour our offices and hear more about why we’d like to be your partner in parenting. Events are free, but space is limited. Reserve your spot on our website. We look forward to … [Read more...] about A Pediatrician’s Advice On Newborns in 2019
It’s a topic that no one really likes to talk about, and yet questions about infant stool are among our most common. When is it time to worry and when can a bowel movement be classified as “normal”? Our baby poop guide below lists the more frequently asked questions we receive, organized by age group. Baby Poop Guide: Newborn 0-3 months 1. My baby is stooling less than usual. Should I be … [Read more...] about CCP’s Baby Poop Guide: The Scoop on Poop
Living in an older city that is under seemingly constant construction, many of our families are concerned about the potential of lead in Philadelphia homes and their children’s health and well-being. Here, our pediatricians offer some information about lead and how to reduce the possibility of exposure, plus share some additional resources for your family. With Michigan’s Flint lead crisis … [Read more...] about Lead and Your Family
Is your toddler biting others? In this blog post from our pediatricians, learn why toddlers bite and how to respond. This is a typical stage of development for children under the age of three! 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 … [Read more...] about Hannibal Lecter or My Sweet Little Bundle of Joy?
Sun safety for kids & babies is incredibly important as we enter the summer months. In this blog, learn about the best sunscreens for kids, how to protect infants and other vital tips from our pediatricians. 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. … [Read more...] about Sun Safety for Kids & Babies