Children’s Health Articles

Children and Fear of Doctors: How You Can Help

Children and Fear of Doctors: How You Can Help For many children, the prospect of seeing a doctor is a cause for concern. This fear of doctors is common and can stem from a variety of factors, from worries about shots to fear that a medical exam might reveal scary...

COVID-19 Vaccines for Under 5

Vaccination is the best way to reduce the negative impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic in all age groups. Babies and younger children are now eligible to get protected with the emergency use authorization of two vaccines. Donna Zappi Fox, MD, Board Certified pediatrician...

Sleep Schedules for Heading Back to School

Part of getting ready for heading back to school is reestablishing a good sleep routine.  With the longer days of summer and more flexible schedules it’s very easy to slip into habits that just aren’t sustainable once class is back in session. Check out our tips to...

How to Cope with Back-to-School Anxiety

Transitions can be hard, and children may experience anxiety when heading back to school after summer vacation. Anxiety is a part of being human. Managing and reducing that anxiety—and your own—in the face of the transition back to school is doable. We’ve gathered...