Blog, Pediatrics

Signs And Symptoms That Your Baby Is Sick

“Is my baby sick or just tired/hungry/wet?” “Is a fever good or bad?” “Is this a hospital emergency or should I simply phone the pediatrician?” At Westchester Health, we’ve taken care of thousands of babies (and their parents) over the years and know how important it is to be able to recognize the signs that […]

Blog, Pediatrics

How to Help Your Toddler Start Talking

Whether you realize it or not, parents have a huge impact on their children’s language and speech skills. The more you encourage your toddler to talk, the better he/she will do in preschool and in life. Conversely, if your child does not develop a solid verbal foundation as a toddler, he/she may struggle to keep […]

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5 Best Ways to Prevent Diaper Rash

If you have a baby, chances are you’re going to have diaper rash. Most babies get it at some point, but thankfully, it’s generally harmless if treated. With a newborn wetting and/or soiling diapers approximately 10 times a day (70 times a week), that’s a lot of diapers and a lot of potential diaper rash. But rest assured, […]