Kellie Cathey, LSW, Child and Family Play Therapist, explains the significance of mindfulness for kids and offers tips for families to employ proven techniques as part of their daily routine as anxiety in children seems to be on the rise. Kellie facilitates a monthly workshop at our Center City office – Mindfully Me – that helps kids 6-10 years of age build confidence using relational and … [Read more...] about The Power of Mindfulness for Kids: Coping Strategies for Anxiety in Children
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Our pediatricians share helpful information about preventing cavities for kids. Proper dental hygiene is an important habit to develop before any problems with teeth or gums arise. Dental caries (i.e. tooth decay/cavities) is the most common chronic disease of childhood in the United States. More than 40% of children have caries by the time they reach kindergarten! Fortunately, a large number … [Read more...] about Preventing Cavities For Kids: Dental Hygiene and Fluoride Facts
For parents in Philadelphia, vaccines for children are a top concern. Our providers often get questions about vaccine schedules, natural immunity, and the safety of vaccines. We understand it can be difficult to find reliable, evidence-based information on vaccines. We’ve compiled our most frequently asked vaccine-related questions with answers from a physician to help you navigate this … [Read more...] about Childhood Vaccines: Too Much of a Good Thing? Our Most Common Vaccine Questions at Center City Pediatrics
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
Yes, you read that right! We have heard you! Now that we have so many more children to serve, our old way of doing "Flu Clinics" has overwhelmed us, and more importantly, you. This season we are introducing a new, and hopefully more convenient way to help you (and us) protect your children from Flu. It is incredibly important for your children to get their flu shots. During this past flu season, … [Read more...] about No More Flu Clinics at CCP!
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