Blog, Pediatrics

Nutritional Assessments Are An Important Way We Make Sure Your Child Is Growing Up Healthy

At Westchester Health, your child’s nutrition is one of our top priorities and something we really pay attention to each time your child comes in to see us for an office visit. To help parents understand what developmental signs and benchmarks we’re looking for, we offer this highly informational blog by Lauren Adler, MD, FAAP, a […]

Infants/Toddlers, Kids, Parents, Teens

Nutritional Assessments: An Important Way We Help Your Child Grow Up Healthy

When you’re a parent, there’s no shortage of things to worry about when it comes to your kids. Are they on track developmentally? Are they up-to-date with their vaccinations? Are they getting the right nutrition? At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we’re parents too and we feel the same way, especially about nutrition. In fact, your child’s […]

Blog, Pediatrics

How To Know If Your Child Has Bulimia

Do you suspect that your child may have bulimia? Eating disorders like bulimia are serious health conditions that can be both physically and emotionally destructive, particularly for teenagers. Here at Westchester Health, we have a number of teenage patients who suffer from bulimia, and we want to stress to parents that early diagnosis and intervention […]

Kids, Parents, Teens

Does Your Child Have Bulimia?

In a recent study, one in five 9th graders and two in five 12th graders (high school seniors) admitted to stuffing themselves with food and then forcing themselves to vomit, at least once. In the entire population, one in four U.S. teenagers are believed to binge and purge regularly. This is known as bulimia, often accompanied by […]

Blog, Pediatrics

What You Need To Know About Teenage Eating Disorders

Here at Westchester Health, we have a number of teenage patients with eating disorders. Eating disorders are serious health conditions that can be both physically and emotionally destructive, particularly for teenagers. Affecting boys as well as girls, they can escalate into life-threatening conditions and require professional help. That’s why you need to read Rachel Managed, MD’s […]