Pediatric

As of today, December 1st, 2020, the last few weeks have been filled with exciting news from vaccine makers like Pfizer, Moderna, and AstraZeneca. Their phase 3 trials have indicated extremely high efficacy in their adult volunteers. Now, these companies are seeking emergency use authorization so that vaccination might begin in certain high-risk populations as early as the end of 2020. Many of us are breathing a sigh of relief as we recognize this pandemic may have an end in sight. As this light at the end of the tunnel grows brighter, it begs a question even more intently for parents…

Birthmarks in babies are often present in newborns and may be visible right at birth or appear in the first few months. Some birthmark types occur because of an abnormal collection of blood vessels, while others develop because of the maldistribution of pigment cells.

While urinary tract infections are not common in children, they can still get them. It is also more likely for a UTI in kids to progress to kidney damage than for an adult, so it’s important to be aware of the signs to look out for and to be educated on ways to prevent further infection in your child.

SYMPTOMS OF ACID REFLUX IN BABIES: WHAT TO WATCH FOR Symptoms of Acid Reflux in babies can be concerning for…

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Classic Strep Throat Symptoms To Look for
Red Swollen Tonsils
White Streaks on Tonsils
Tender Swollen Lymph Nodes In Neck
Red Spots on Roof of Mouth

For women, having a baby over the age of 40 is becoming increasingly more common. In 1970, 1 in 100 moms were over age 35. Today, that number is 1 in 7.

You may have heard about the increasing popularity of cord blood banking and wondered what it was all about and if it’s something you should be doing. Maybe you’re about to have a baby soon and are concerned about protecting his or her future health.

Why Does A Baby Get Rashes?

A baby’s skin is sensitive and still getting used to the elements of the world around it. It can react to different things like moisture, fabrics, chemicals, fragrances or heat.

TYPICAL EAR INFECTION SYMPTOMS
Crying/Fussiness

Pain in Ear

Pulling/Rubbing At Ear

Red/Hot/Swollen Ear

Understanding Oral Thrush in Babies

Thrush is a yeast/fungal infection of a baby’s mouth that appears as white patches that look like pieces of cotton or cottage cheese. Thrush can appear on the tongue, inner cheeks, inner lips, or roof of the mouth.

If you’ve never heard of it before, a concierge doctor offers services to patients directly in exchange for a fee instead of or in addition to an insurance payout.