Autumn brings us crisp apples, fallen leaves, pumpkin carving - and Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). From late fall through early spring, RSV can gallop through schools, day cares and other places where children ... Read More
Alzein Pediatric Associates loves to share our patients’ stories. Darius Sanders has been our patient since he was a newborn and now he’s a world champion. While he’s always been a champion with us, we hope you enjoy his story.
Glenwood Teen ... Read More
Your newborn can curl her hand around your finger immediately, but it can take nearly a year to develop the fine motor skills to use a pincer grasp to pick up a Cheerio. Just like these muscles strengthen and refine ... Read More
The 2017-2018 vaccine to protect your child against influenza has arrived in our offices.
Your child needs a new flu shot each and every year. The influenza, or flu, viruses are constantly changing, so scientists change the formula each season to ... Read More
Summer seems to have hardly begun and we’re already staring down back-to-school. Where did the time go? We hope you and your child have had the opportunity to spend time together, enjoy the ... Read More
Your baby enters this big, exciting, colorful world able to actually see very little of it. Just like your infant’s motor skills and verbal skills, vision takes time to develop.
Your delivering physician will examine your child’s eyes for any ... Read More
There is so much information out there about your newborn; sleeping, eating, bonding, peeing, pooping and much more.
What seems to be lacking, however, is information about what else is contained in your child’s diaper. Parents should be aware of several ... Read More
While it might not be a birthday, 30 months old is HUGE for your child. So many important markers should now be met - or very close to it. Ensuring that your child is on track, or getting early ... Read More
Working with SAMS highlights human goodness for Dr. Hassan Alzein
- When confronted with poverty, violence and cruelty, Dr. Hassan Alzein looks in a different direction. He sees the kindness, compassion and selflessness of human nature amidst the tragedy.
Dr. Alzein, a pediatrician ... Read More
Making friends is one of our first joys in life, and we continue to feel that delight each time we add a new friend to our circle, no matter how old we get. For most children with autism, it’s extremely challenging ... Read More