You dropped her off at preschool, put her on the bus for the first day of kindergarten, then came middle school and high school. Now it’s time to drop her off at college where she’ll be living on her own for the first time. Don’t panic! Help is on the way.
Children learn to communicate early in infancy, and any challenge with speech or language can have a significant effect on social, emotional and academic development. That’s why it’s so important to identify the difference between speech and language disorders and to intervene early so that children can be more likely to be successful academically and […]
Normal growth requires a child be healthy, well-nourished and loved. Hopefully, all children develop “normally” but sometimes, either due to nutrition deficits or genetics, certain children develop growth disorders. The good news: Today there are excellent treatments and therapies to help reverse many growth disorders, such as short stature. Also, in many cases, growth disorders are temporary and […]
Here at Westchester Health Pediatrics, we firmly believe in immunizing your child against preventable diseases and feel that this is one of the best ways to keep him/her healthy and thriving. Short of basic sanitation and nutrition, no medical intervention has done more to save lives and prevent disease than immunizations. Plus, vaccines cause virtually no significant adverse effects. The following are three vaccines you especially need to […]
The Tuckahoe/Bronxville office of Westchester Health Pediatrics would like to remind families that it’s never too late to educate. We are firm believers in doing all we can to help you and your family stay safe, this summer and all year round. Below are some local CPR courses and locations to get car seats installed and […]
Poisonous Itchy Plants: Avoid At All Cost! Hot summer weather means playing and running around outside. It also means the re-growth of poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac, which can cause lots of people lots of problems! Poison ivy, poison oak and poison sumac: Know what they look like so you can avoid them As many […]