At Alzein Pediatric Associates, we completely understand the need for support and friendship when you are a parent. Positive interaction with child caretakers of all sorts are important to getting through sleepless nights, ... Read More
Your infant was happy to be held by Grandma, loved being talked to by Uncle Fred and was all smiles when you left her at daycare. Suddenly, at about six months old, your child cries whenever ... Read More
Your baby is born with skin that’s almost too soft and beautiful to be believed. You’ve probably spent the first few weeks just rubbing your finger along her arm or cheek, practically addicted to the smooth tenderness.
And then suddenly your ... Read More
In 1990, about 5,280 infants died of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS). In 1994, the American Academy of Pediatrics rolled out the “Back to Sleep” campaign. This encouraged parents and caregivers to ... Read More
Do you catch other people - or yourself - saying that about your child? Perhaps it’s not “bad behavior”. Perhaps there is a real, scientifically proven, neurological reason for your child’s inability to control his impulses ... Read More
A pacifier, soother, binky - whatever you might call it - sparks all kinds of opinions and judgements about your parenting methods. Grandma may tell you a pacifier makes your child “weak” or will give her a bad overbite. Auntie ... Read More
It’s freezing cold outside, the grass is dead and there’s not a flower in bloom. Why in the world is your child having an asthma event?
For many children and adults, asthma attacks can be caused by many factors ... Read More
When your child wakes up in the morning complaining of throat pain, your first impulse might be to blame it on the dry air pumping from your furnace to keep you warm and comfortable. If that sore throat lasts much past ... Read More
As parents, we often wish we could keep our children in a bubble, completely protected from outside forces that could cause them harm. While a safety bubble just isn’t possible, we also know that you can take positive steps to ... Read More
It’s the time of year for family celebrations, neighborhood get togethers and school parties - along with runny noses, sneezes and coughs. Happy holidays!
As December begins, you may feel as if your toddler is never really fully healthy, ... Read More