Age: Infants

5 surprising facts about RSV

It is now officially winter. We have had our first snow that stuck to the ground and the kids are back in school. But as pretty as it is, this is the time that parents also associate with cold viruses, … Continue reading

O Safe Christmas Tree

The holidays are here and with it comes the Christmas Tree.  This year was really special because Mary helped to decorate the tree – but we had to be very careful because we have a little 6-month roller who in … Continue reading

The bumper issue

Crib bumpers continue to be a dangerous item in baby cribs.  As I’ve mentioned in previous blog posts, crib bumpers have been responsible for multiple infant deaths.  We continue to spread the message that babies should sleep Alone, on the … Continue reading

Why I’m scared of what Justin Timberlake says

By: Dr. Patricia Abboud “I’m not going to vaccinate my child!” These are the scariest words for me to hear as a pediatrician.  Wow! It never ceases to amaze me the misconstrued data that people believe regarding vaccinations.  Science has advanced … Continue reading

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