In this essential post for parents, find drowning prevention guidelines from our pediatricians. Drowning rates have been steadily declining since the 1980s; however, drowning continues to be the 2nd leading cause of death for children ages 1-19. Only congenital defects for children ages 1-4 and motor vehicle accidents for children ages 5-19 rank higher. Toddlers and teenagers are at the … [Read more...] about Dive into Summer…Safely
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Is it safe to keep firearms in the house? Should I let my child play with toy guns? The answers to these kids and gun safety questions will be different for everyone, but all parents should understand the best practices for gun safety and storage. I am sure it is probably a cliché to talk about one’s youth by saying, ‘Things were different back then.’ Truthfully though, they were. When I … [Read more...] about Kids and Gun Safety: Keeping Firearms at Home
Request an Appointment Now on Our Website As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, Center City Pediatrics is committed to continuous evaluation of our policies and procedures to ensure we always provide our families with the best possible experience. This pursuit extends beyond the care we deliver in our exam rooms to include every aspect of your interactions with our office. It is with this pledge … [Read more...] about Request Appointments Online!
In PA, ticks are a real health threat. Our Philadelphia and Main Line pediatricians share guidelines on tick and mosquito repellent for kids, as well as other tips for keeping families safe this summer. In Philadelphia, the spring and summer months are a time when many of us enjoy the outdoors, whether taking advantage of the nearby Schuykill river and Wissahickon trails or venturing farther … [Read more...] about Tips to Stay Tick- and Mosquito-Free This Summer
Convenient Check-In at Your Fingertips As a Patient-Centered Medical Home, Center City Pediatrics is committed to making your experiences with our offices the best that they can be. As your partner, we pride ourselves on balancing evidenced-based care, personalized service and innovative technology. With that spirit of continuous improvement in mind, we are excited to begin offering Mobile … [Read more...] about Mobile Appointment Check-In Is Here!
Open House Sunday, May 21st 11am-1pm Stop by, Say hi, Grab a bite, Sing a song, Get crafty & Be Safe! Yes, the doctor's office can be FUN! Live music provided by The Lara & Joe Show Make & Take Craft Activities Snacks & Sips Free car seat checks courtesy of the Lower Merion Police Department (RSVP below to reserve your space) RSVP FOR A CAR SEAT … [Read more...] about Come Wish Us Luck! Open House 5/21!