Why Give Your Child Multivitamins?

Delivered by a parent with instant accusation, “Why do I need to give my child a multi-vitamin?” “I don’t have any idea, why?” was the only response I could muster. As the conversation weaved around the horror of life without a multi-vitamin the accompanying guilt and anger was triggered by advertisers and marketers not doctors. […]

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Why do Bad Things Happen to our kids

A parent’s plan for their children are by design and we don’t like a lot of variation from the plan. However, there are moments when the wheels fall off the wagon and plans take a sudden turn and we’re faced with a death, injuries, illness, financial problems or whatever the trial de jour might be. […]

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Why do Fevers happen at night?

As a pediatrician the question, “Why do they always get fever at night?” is heard frequently. Other than your child’s prankster heart knowing the doctor’s office is closed at 3am and how much you love to worry there is an actual reason why a temperature will spike in the wee hours. We all know that […]

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