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In general: In general, you should breast feed your newborn baby every 2 to 3 hours for about 15-20 minutes on a side. Your baby's breast feeding will slow when they start taking solid food at around 5 months of age. ...Read more
Yes: Almost everything in the pediatric office carries germs, including books, toys and even the doctor's stethoscope. Most offices try to clean these items but it would be very difficult to clean everything between each patient. Hand washing is a good idea when you leave using soap and water or hand sanitizer which should be available in each room. ...Read more
No.... But: There are no official online tests from the government or aap recognized websites for the diagnosis of adhd. It's diagnosed predominately from careful history taking and in-office observation. However, there are questionnaires available online that can assist your doctor in making the diagnosis. One of the more widely used is the nichq vanderbilt which has parent and teacher versions. ...Read more
Good question: I don't see a way to file a complaint with abp. However, if you really feel that your pediatrician has done something wrong, please start a conversation with him/her. Pediatricians are extremely interested in helping your child and can even suggest second opinions. The abp maintains specialty certification, the worst they could do was revoke certificaiton, but not a medical license to practice. ...Read more
Boomer babysitter for grandkids. I have the 1980 something nelson peds book. Is that still useful?
Why does the american academy of pediatrics say not to exceed a maximum of 32oz of formula in 24hrs?
No treatment!: Not only is there no treatment to prevent sids, it is the most common cause of death in infants. We DO know risk factors are smoking, NOT breastfeeding, Warm room temperature, baby wearing a hat to sleep, and prone sleeping. So the least SIDS risk is the baby who is breastfed, put down to sleep on his back, in a 68 degree room, without a hat, in a nonsmoking environment. ...Read more
You have to love it.: Then go to Medical school. Good luck ...Read more
It's not: It's not contraindicated. We use it for emergency cases quite often. ...Read more
Which hospital is better for pediatrics:chop children's hospital of philadelphia or morgan stanley?
CHOP: Chop is internationally reknowned. It's my choice. ...Read more
Ok,? benefits: Dr lambes answer is right there. There generally is no need to use regularly unless there is a problem with cow's milk. In smaller quantities should present no problems. Benefit of almond milk, not clear there are any. ...Read more
Yes: If your child has a developmental, learning, or behavioral problem, a developmental-behavioral pediatrician has the training and expertise to evaluate and care for your child. Developmental-behavioral pediatricians possess training and experience to consider, in their assessments and treatments, the medical and psychosocial aspects of children’s developmental and behavioral problems. ...Read more
Knows how kids grow: Developmental pediatrics is special branch of pediatrics that deals with how kids normally and abnormally develop emotionally and with their skills, speech and learning. Is your child starting to talk at the right time? Is you 5 year old "wild child" more wild than other 5 year olds? Why isn't my toddler walking yet, etc. All pediatricians have some developmental training, some are expert trained. ...Read more
I am an Egyptian pediatrician and I want to know how can I have a residency of pediatrics in the USA?
Follow the steps: Foreign medical school graduates have to take tests for FMG's (foreign medical graduates), and then apply to various pediatric residency programs. Try this website for more information: http://www. Ecfmg. Org/about/index. Html ...Read more
Baby doctors (peds, fp), what is the thing you wish ob providers would tell their pregnant patients?
History and Physical: We all do the same things on every visit. We ask questions and then do a physical. At adolescent visits you can expect to be asked about starting your period, about drinking, smoking, friends, school, what makes you happy, how you get along with family etc. Many ask about pelvics and they are not a routine part of a 14 year well visit in a teen who is not sexually active. ...Read more
Is completion of medical school one of the pre-requisites to becoming a fellow in the american academy of pediatrics?
Pediatrics only. Feel rushing fluids and gurgling in 6wk babe. I hv very fast milk she drinks 90 gulps in 90 seconds and full. Causing peristalsis?
Normal:-): 6 week olds have very loud gurgly tummies. I call them "volcano belly". This is normal and is not related to the speed of your milk flow, though yours does sound fast. Persistalsis is the term for the normal movement of the intestines. So yes, the milk is causing peristalsis because it is supposed to. If your baby is gaining weight easily, relax mama and enjoy your 90 second speed feedings. ...Read more
Healthy 8M baby has small palpable nodes <5mm in groin (1 node x side). Peds say is normal as most healthy infants have them palpable in there. Agree?
Hello! I am a highschool student creating a project on pediatrics and would like to ask a few interview questions. If you don’t mind taking the time t?
Pediatrician: ...for 25 years. ..it will be an honor. ...Read more
When we were little, mom took us to peds for antibiotics a lot> now 40 I wonder why they did that. My peds wont.?
Difficult to know: In earlier years antibiotics were given out, often without an obvious need. Now most doctors are very cautious because we have become increasingly aware of the potential for overuse and complications due to antibiotics. ...Read more
My son has perpetual pinkish lesions on his elbow that he picks. Thought MRSA but peds said just use bacitracin. What is it?
My son was born in July 2014 and Within in 4 months his left testicle shrank from normal size to very small. None of pediatrics, while performing routine checks (after he was immediately born, 3-4 wellness visit check) noticed this and now after 4 month
? small testis: It is important to have him checked by a Pediatric Urologist so they could diagnose and handle the situation as soon as the problem needs further management. This is a general professional advice limited to USA patients based on information provided and is to be verified by a Physician familiar with the patient ...Read more