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COVID-19 Vaccination Update

COVID-19 Vaccination Update

So many of our families are eager to get their children ages 5 and up protected against COVID-19. That is terrific news!  Initially, The Center for Advanced Pediatrics anticipated getting...

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Tonsils – In or Out?

Tonsils – In or Out?

Not long ago, having a tonsillectomy was a common rite of passage for children. A night or two in the hospital with a few days of not being able to...

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Flu Shot Clinics are Here!

Flu Shot Clinics are Here!

The Center for Advanced Pediatrics is happy to announce our Fall Flu Shot Clinic schedule. Getting your child protected from the flu is vitally important to prevent weakening their immune...

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Spanking Hurts A Child’s Body, Heart, and Brain

Spanking Hurts A Child’s Body, Heart, and Brain

Even the most patient parents may have had to struggle with the urge to spank their beloved children at one time or another. Until about 1990, spanking was a widely...

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For Two Days or Two Years, Breastfeeding Has Benefits

For Two Days or Two Years, Breastfeeding Has Benefits

It’s National Breastfeeding Month! Our Center for Advanced Pediatrics providers can support your breastfeeding journey in many ways. Parents may wonder if, with work and personal commitments that may cut...

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When Childhood Obesity is Not Your Problem

When Childhood Obesity is Not Your Problem

With rising obesity rates in children and teens in the U.S., the opposite problem, children losing too much weight, may not be considered a major concern. However, anorexia nervosa rates...

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Will *this* help my child with anxiety?

Will *this* help my child with anxiety?

You’ve probably seen ads on social media for “tapping” and wondered about it, especially if your child tends to be anxious, depressed or struggles with negative emotions. What is tapping...

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Splish, Splash, Baby’s Taking A Bath!

Splish, Splash, Baby’s Taking A Bath!

Ask any parent about their first favorite moment with their newborn and many will tell you it was when they were bathing them; the warm water, the wide eyes, the...

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Walk-in Pediatric Urgent Care Back in Norwalk!

Walk-in Pediatric Urgent Care Back in Norwalk!

As COVID-19 recedes (hooray!), Darien is opening for primary care again (double hooray!) and Urgi-KIDS is moving back to Norwalk (hooray! Hooray! HOORAY!)  On June 1, you will be able...

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Avoid the Physical Appointment Rush! Schedule Now!

Avoid the Physical Appointment Rush! Schedule Now!

Not only is the weather edging into glorious, the CDC is loosening COVID-19 restrictions as more adults, and now younger teens, are getting vaccinated. Our kids might just have a...

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