Blog List

Newborn Hygiene Care

There is so much information out there about your newborn; sleeping, eating, bonding, peeing, pooping and much more. What seems ...
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Your child is 2-1/2! That’s a milestone!

While it might not be a birthday, 30 months old is HUGE for your child. So many important markers should ...
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Dr. Alzein Donates Skills to Children in Syrian Refugee Camps in Lebanon

Working with SAMS highlights human goodness for Dr. Hassan Alzein - When confronted with poverty, violence and cruelty, Dr. Hassan ...
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Help Your Child Make Friends With A Child With Autism

Making friends is one of our first joys in life, and we continue to feel that delight each time we ...
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Enough Negative Mommy Blogs!

At Alzein Pediatric Associates, we completely understand the need for support and friendship when you are a parent. Positive interaction ...
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Handling Separation Anxiety

Your infant was happy to be held by Grandma, loved being talked to by Uncle Fred and was all smiles ...
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My Baby Is Breaking Out!

Your baby is born with skin that’s almost too soft and beautiful to be believed. You’ve probably spent the first ...
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Does my baby need a head-shaping helmet?

In 1990, about 5,280 infants died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). In 1994, the American Academy of Pediatrics rolled ...
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What that kid needs is a good….

Do you catch other people - or yourself - saying that about your child? Perhaps it’s not “bad behavior”. Perhaps ...
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To Binky or Not To Binky

A pacifier, soother, binky - whatever you might call it - sparks all kinds of opinions and judgements about your ...
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Why does my child have asthma when there’s no pollen??

It’s freezing cold outside, the grass is dead and there’s not a flower in bloom. Why in the world is ...
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Is It A Sore Throat Or Strep Throat – And Why It Matters

When your child wakes up in the morning complaining of throat pain, your first impulse might be to blame it ...
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Protect Your Child From Sexual Abuse

As parents, we often wish we could keep our children in a bubble, completely protected from outside forces that could ...
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The holidays – and cold season – are here!

It’s the time of year for family celebrations, neighborhood get togethers and school parties - along with runny noses, sneezes ...
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What Would Abraham Lincoln Think About Vaccinations?

“The problem with quotes on the Internet is that it is hard to verify their authenticity.” - Abraham Lincoln. Yes, ...
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Is my child having a stroke?

It can be a parent’s most terrifying moment - when your child suddenly exhibits symptoms that are intense, difficult to ...
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Where did this ATTITUDE come from?

Lately, there are elements of your child’s behavior that you just don’t understand. They may have come on suddenly, or ...
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A “rash” of hand-foot-and-mouth disease!

Pardon our pun, but we’ve seen a “rash” of hand-foot-and-mouth (HFM) disease cases in the last few weeks. This viral ...
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A flu shot already?!

It’s sunny, hot and muggy  - the perfect time to make an appointment for your child’s flu shot! Protecting your ...
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Know how your child learns best to better help them learn!

It’s back-to-school time and we here at Alzein Pediatric Associates know you want your child to be as successful as ...
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Ouch! Why does my child have ear pain?

When your child has a painful earache, you just want it fixed. You may be much less concerned about what ...
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Summer time is movie time! What are your kids watching?

While summer is a time of sun- and water-filled days, it’s also a time of sleepovers, popcorns and movie watching ...
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Make sure your Fourth is happy and healthy!

Fourth of July is a day to celebrate our beautiful country’s independence, picnic with family and community and of course, ...
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Let’s Hear It For Dad!

We celebrate dads every day at Alzein Pediatric Associates, but today especially we want to praise them for the positive ...
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YUCK! What is that rash?

It’s (finally) summer, which means your kids are outside and their skin is getting a workout! For little ones, it ...
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What keeps your child healthy?

For the first three years of your child’s life, we at Alzein Pediatric Associates check health, development and growth every ...
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Let’s Play Ball – Safely!

Baseball, softball, and lacrosse have kicked off their seasons and we can practically hear our parents cheering from the stands! ...
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School and Sports Physicals Already? YES!

School may not even be out for summer, but we here at Alzein Pediatric Associates are already thinking about back ...
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ACHOO! Does your child have allergies?

This spring could be the worst season in years for allergy sufferers. Alzein Pediatric Associates doesn’t want your child to ...
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Oh me, oh my, it’s MUMPS!

There are mumps in Indiana - and evidence shows they are spreading! The mumps cases that initially seemed contained to ...
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