Digital and Interactive Media Concerned about the effects of screen time on your family? Enjoy this follow-up to our earlier piece on the benefits and challenges of screen time. Confession #3: I love my iPhone. I love it so much that I check it first thing in the morning, before I go to bed, and many times an hour during the day. I am not proud of this, particularly when my 9-year-old son … [Read more...] about Screen Time Confessions # 3 and #4
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Perri Shaw Borish, MSS, LCSW, BCD, shares her thoughts on the symptoms and treatment of postpartum depression. If you’re interested in learning more about postpartum depression, Philadelphia and surrounding-area parents can join Perri’s weekly Moms Supporting Moms Group in our Center City office. Information, availability and registration links can be found on our website. “The only thing that … [Read more...] about Signs and Symptoms of Postpartum Depression
Anna Bechtel, MPH, RN, shares tips for celebrating the upcoming holidays while protecting family members with food allergies. Have a child that has been diagnosed with a food allergy and need more support? Anna facilitates a Food Allergy Support Group at Center City Pediatrics. Check our website for more information and to register online. Food allergies at the holidays can be stressful for … [Read more...] about Celebrating Passover and Easter with Food Allergies
Erica Desper, a Certified Baby and Child Sleep Coach, shares tips for parents and children to navigate the sleep impacts of the Daylight Saving Time change. Need additional help overcoming bedtime issues or naptime struggles? Erica facilitates classes monthly in both our Center City and Bala Cynwyd offices. Calls and emails are flying my way in anticipation of the clocks shifting forward. … [Read more...] about Daylight Saving Time Tips for Babies & Kids
Sherry Pomerantz, Ph.D. shares tips for parents and children to help navigate social media safely. Interested in learning more about the emotional and social pressures on your teen/tween and how to support them during this often difficult time? Dr. Pomerantz, a licensed psychologist with more than 20 years of experience in private practice, facilitates our new workshop series – Parenting Teens – … [Read more...] about Social Media Safety for Teens & Tweens
Fee, Fi, Fo, FLU The giant is among us: the seasonal influenza epidemic. This viral infection, known as Influenza or "the flu," for short, is hitting us hard and early this year. Given all the questions and concerns, Center City Pediatrics would like to equip our families with important and accurate information on flu prevention and treatment for children. What are the symptoms of the flu? Flu … [Read more...] about Flu Season Is Here