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Peds, how often should I be breastfeeding?

Peds, how often should I be breastfeeding?

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

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Are clipboards at pediatrics offices germy?

Are clipboards at pediatrics offices germy?

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

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Are there any official online tests for ADHD from gov or pediatrics websites?

Are there any official online tests for ADHD from gov or pediatrics websites?

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

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Teen mental health question --does it go to adol peds or psych?

Teen mental health question --does it go to adol peds or psych?

Depends: Most adolescent pediaticians can care for many mental health issues like adhd or depression but things like schizophrenia are always best cared for by a psychiatrist. ...Read more

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What happens if you file a complaint with the american board of pediatrics?

What happens if you  file a complaint with the american board of pediatrics?

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

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Why does the american academy of pediatrics say not to exceed a maximum of 32oz of formula in 24hrs?

Why does the american academy of pediatrics say not to exceed a maximum of 32oz of formula in 24hrs?

Obesity: Excessive formula delivers excessive calories thus leading to obesity. There are studies that show excessive weight in infancy can lead to obesity in childhood - which can lead to various other medical problems. Sometimes a baby cries - it is not always related to hunger. ...Read more

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What is the hardest condition for peds to treat==sids?

What is the hardest condition for peds to treat==sids?

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

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Please explain why is atropine contraindicated in pediatrics?

Please explain why is atropine contraindicated in pediatrics?

It's not: It's not contraindicated. We use it for emergency cases quite often. ...Read more

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Is almond milk safe for my 2.5 yo? And what are the benefits of it for pediatrics and adults?

Is almond milk safe for my 2.5 yo? And what are the benefits of it for pediatrics and adults?

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

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What does board-certified in pediatrics mean?

Exam done: Means that the person has completed the pediatric board specified exams after the completion of the residency training. ...Read more

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Is developmental/behavioral pediatrics a form of mental health service?

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

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What is the definition or description of: developmental and behavioral pediatrics?

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What is the definition or description of: developmental and behavioral pediatrics?

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

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I am an Egyptian pediatrician and I want to know how can I have a residency of pediatrics in the USA?

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

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Baby doctors (peds, fp), what is the thing you wish ob providers would tell their pregnant patients?

Baby doctors (peds, fp), what is the thing you wish ob providers would tell their pregnant patients?

Wishes: Start with healthy habits now (no smoking, eat healthy, loose weight if you need to, exercise, ) - you need to model the behaviors to keep your child healthy. ...Read more

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What should a 14 year old girl expect at a physical with adolescent peds?

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

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