Blog, Pediatrics

10 Easy-to-Make, Easy-to-Love Breakfast Recipes For Your Kids

Yes, breakfast matters! Is breakfast really the most important meal of the day? Yes! Studies show that kids who eat breakfast perform much better in school and show extra energy in sports and other physical activities. Conversely, children who come to school hungry experience more learning difficulties compared to well-nourished children. Plus, eating a healthy […]

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

How Discipline Ultimately Creates A Happier, Healthier Child

As a parent, one of your jobs is to teach your child to respect others, obey authority, be kind to those older and younger, and share. In other words, to be a good person. At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we feel strongly that appropriate discipline, along with plenty of praise, is an important component of helping your child develop […]

Blog, Pediatrics, Rheumatology

How To Avoid Tick-Borne Diseases

In the United States, a number of different variety of ticks carry pathogens that can cause human illness and disease, more than just Lyme disease. Dr. Mason Gomberg, a pediatrician in our Westchester Health Pediatrics group, has recently written a blog which lists the most common tick-borne diseases specific to the Northeast (where our offices are located […]

Blog, Pediatrics

Nov. 21st, Get Important Information For Giving Your Newborn The Best Start In Life

Expecting a baby? Congratulations! Get ready for one of the most exciting and rewarding experiences of your life. Here at Westchester Health, we want to make sure you have all the information you need to give your newborn a healthy start. That’s why we’ve created a series of 8 prenatal talks, once a month from November 2016-June 2017. The […]

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

6 Best Tips For Maintaining a Happy, Healthy Family

At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we feel strongly that there is no perfect family, or even a “normal” one. Families come in all shapes and sizes, and have their unique ways of interacting with each other. However, something we’ve observed over the years is that healthy, well-functioning families tend to have several key characteristics in common: […]

Blog, Pediatrics

How To Survive Toddler Tantrums

Got a toddler? Then we bet you’ve got tantrums! While tantrums are a normal part of child development and a natural response to anger, disappointment, frustration and a host of other strong negative emotions, they can be horrible to deal with, especially in a public place. At Westchester Health, we’ve dealt with toddlers’ tantrums for decades, as […]