How to know you are now the parent of a 9 month old
Pediatric Associates of the NW Blogs
Summer is here. Time to explore all the healthy, fun activities the Portland area has to offer!
As a parent and a pediatrician I am concerned that young athletes are getting into more competitive sports at a younger age, which increases their risk of injury. For that reason, I have researched the latest information in pediatric sports medicine
You’ve had your baby, you have your gear, you’re now a few weeks or months into this thing called parenting. Maybe it is everything you expected. Maybe it is way harder than you thought it would be. Here are the things to remember and to do to....
I give medical advice to new and expectant parents all day long as a pediatrician. When I had my own baby, though, I learned some more personal lessons about having a newborn. Some were practical, some were about perspective....
Colic is a real, difficult, confusing thing to go through with your baby. The good news: it does end.
Fun, Fun in the Summer Sun - How to keep it safe by Whitney Casares, MD, MPH
A new study out this week shows that many parents are introducing solid foods before the recommended 4 to 6 month window recommended by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP).
You’ve been through this a million times: your child has ear pain in the middle of the night. You suspect an ear infection and take them into the doctor’s office. The doctor looks and says, “Yep, it’s an ear infection, let’s treat it.”
Every year during this season we see and hear so much about the flu. CNN has a story about the flu epidemic sweeping the country. Someone at work calls in sick with the flu. Daycare sends a note home saying a child in class was diagnosed with flu.