Please try to schedule these well-‐child visits when your child is well! A sick child is often not cooperative, and we only do shots when a child is well. Please call several days or weeks in advance for a well-‐child checkup. We are very busy with school physicals at the end of July and early August.
We support breastfeeding enthusiastically! Breast milk is the best nutrition for your baby, and the encounter between mother and baby at nursing time is emotionally satisfying to both. In our opinion, most newborns, if stable, can be placed directly on the breast after delivery and given no supplement. Breast milk usually comes in three to
Signs of infant illnesses and general safety tips.
The first few months of your newborn’s life are often difficult. First time parents especially are adjusting to the shock! Remember that at about six weeks, a routine begins to emerge. Until then, just try to rest during the day when possible and call upon friends and family for help. Let our handouts guide you though your
Always know what vaccines are recommended and when to see your pediatrician with this downloadable schedule. For children from birth through age 6. We recommend taking a look at our our vaccination policy as well.
We understand you want what is best for your child and so do we. We know that you are bombarded by conflicting information on vaccine safety. We can help you get the information you need to make an informed decision. We firmly believe in the effectiveness of vaccines to prevent serious illness and to save
Safety seat guidelines and important rules to remember for all ages.
Infants are typically ready for solids around four months old, when they have good head and neck control and can sit up with support. Aside from talking to a pediatrician, here are several resources that will help kick off the occasion.
News, community and advice for adoptive families.