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Posted on Aug 11, 2015

A few months ago, the father of one of my best friends was diagnosed with cancer. He had to have surgery to remove the tumor. His father, being someone I’d known since childhood was like an uncle to me. After the surgery, I sat across…



Posted on Aug 4, 2015

It’s World Breastfeeding Week and what better way to celebrate than to talk about all of the ways you can support your loved ones who have chosen to breastfeed.  The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, up…



Posted on Jun 23, 2015

I love being a pediatrician.   I get to practice medicine while spending the day with adorable, silly children. I help them feel better, watch them grow up and guide their parents through each stage of development. But, once a year I give that all up…



Posted on Jun 18, 2015

This popular children’s TV show on Disney can help prepare your child to see the doctor.Going to the doctor can be a scary experience for a child.  The grown ups are big, use big words and have weird looking tools.  Furthermore, children often don’t know…



Posted on Jun 11, 2015

The start of summer is an exciting time. School is out and kids are ready for some outside play. While safety is important year round, summertime involves many fun family activities that bring with them special safety reminders. Below are some ways to stay safe…



Posted on May 28, 2015

While examining a newborn baby for the first time, a mother happened to ask me, “Doc, what was your name?” “Dr. Bailony,” I replied.  “Wow, that was the name of my pediatrician as a kid,” she said with a surprised tone in her voice. It…



Posted on May 19, 2015

Every spring I breathe a big sigh of relief that flu and RSV (respiratory syncytial virus) season are over. Unfortunately, the reprieve is short-lived.  Winter viruses give way to spring and summer illnesses.  One such illness is called hand, foot and mouth disease.  That’s right,…



Posted on May 4, 2015

Parents regularly report that their kids are picky eaters. However, the definition of what picky eating is varies from family to family. Some parents claim that their child is picky when they don’t eat very much and some say that they are picky if they…



Posted on Apr 23, 2015

The mommy blogger event is fast approaching. I am in the midst of preparing a talk on picky eating and thought I would share a few tidbits along with this week’s recipe. Check back after the event on 4/29/15 for my full post. Model healthy…



Posted on Apr 22, 2015

One night while on call, I was sitting in a loud downtown restaurant when I received a phone call from the hospital. I didn’t think I’d be able to hear the call, and so I scurried around to find a place to speak. The bathroom…




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