Category: Dr. Mom

Why vaccinations aren’t a debate for me

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer This is a big week for Sprout…his 4 year physical is coming up! This will be the first pediatrician appointment in which we will be able to adequately assess his hearing and vision in the office, … Continue reading

Why is America losing the obesity race?

By: Dr. Abboud I was recently at a pediatric conference and attended a session on childhood obesity.  The presenter was from London, a pediatrician and an advocate fighting childhood obesity.  She was discussing the prevalence around the world and I … Continue reading

Why your pediatrician cares about guns

By: Dr. Shalini Forbis “Are there guns in your home?”  Why does your pediatrician want to know? Let me start with a true story.  When I was about 13 years old, there was a family I babysat for occasionally.  There … Continue reading

Is soda making your kids aggressive?

We don’t generally keep soda in our home except for ‘special events’.  Our children usually use that reason when asking to drink soda in our home or when we are out.  “But mom, it’s a special occasion!” We have all … Continue reading

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