Choosing a Pediatrician – 10 Questions to Ask Before You Decide

Choosing the right doctor for your child is one of the many important responsibilities you have as a new parent.  The anxiety and stress this decision causes is not without reason.  Your child’s pediatrician will partner with you in your child’s medical care for the next 18 yrs.  Whether your child is healthy or has […]

5 Folic Acid Facts You Didn’t Know

Dylan was officially diagnosed with Sickle Cell Anemia at 5 weeks old.  We left our appointment with 2 prescriptions, one for Folic Acid.  The doctor explained that Folic Acid will assist in red blood cell formation, which is crucial for sicklers whose red blood cells die faster than normal red blood cells.  I didn’t do […]

No Mom Should Receive Devastating Medical Results Over the Phone

“Your child has tested positive for strep. A prescription for antibiotics has been sent to the pharmacy for him to start today.”  This is a pretty common phone call for a parent to receive when they have small children.  Daycares and schools are bacterial war zones and kids are constantly bringing home unwelcomed viral and […]