Is Your Child Scared of Their Pediatrician? 5 Ways to Calm Those Fears

Is Your Child Scared of Their Pediatrician? 5 Ways to Calm Those Fears

As a pediatrician, I have one goal: to help parents keep their children healthy. Sometimes, however, achieving that goal is difficult because my little patients are afraid of going to the doctor. In point of fact, according to a 2018 national poll conducted by the University of Michigan C. S. Mott Children’s Hospital, half of children aged 2 to 5 …

5 COVID-19 Tips Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know for Back-to-School

5 COVID-19 Tips Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know for Back-to-School

We are now nearly a month into the school year, and as a pediatrician, I feel for parents and their children. Whether they are going back to class in-person, learning online, or a combination of the two, children are adjusting, but it is a difficult adjustment to make. The resiliency of children always amazes me. To help you and your …