• 15
  • Apr2015

What to do if your child was bitten by a tick? How to Watch for Lyme Disease

 Lyme disease is caused by the bacterium Borrelia burgdorferi and transmitted primarily by deer ticks. In the United States, Lyme disease typically occurs in the Northeast, Northwest, and parts of the upper Midwest. So where you live (or travel) and what type of tick you find will help determine if your child is at risk […]

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  • 31
  • Mar2015

Epilepsy in Children

Hearing your child has epilepsy comes with a lot of uncertainty and fear. Although most children are able to live normal lives after being diagnosed with the seizure condition, it’s important to be well-informed to provide the best care and to limit the amount of seizures your child has.

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  • 03
  • Feb2015

What you Need to Know about Measles

Measles is a hot topic right now. Every news station is covering the current outbreak that’s affecting hundreds of people throughout the country. It’s important to be well-informed in order to properly protect you and your children. While vaccinating your child is a personal decision, it has become a public health issue where both the […]

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  • 27
  • Jan2015

Nutrition Tips for a Breastfeeding Mom

New mothers often wonder how breastfeeding impacts their diet and nutrition. Though breastfeeding doesn’t cause any major changes in diet, there are some things to keep in mind if you are breastfeeding your infant. Eat a well-balanced diet The baby will receive the proper nutrition from breast milk regardless of the foods you are eating. […]

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  • 04
  • Nov2014

Pros and Cons About Ear Tubes for Children

All children get ear infections, but what happens when they become recurring? Myringotomy tubes, or ear tubes, are often brought up as a possible option to reduce the amount of ear infections children get. Here are some pros and cons about ear tubes for children:

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  • 28
  • Oct2014

Is Your Child Being Bullied in New Jersey?

Bullying is a problem that affects millions of children and teens throughout the country. Because you aren’t always with your child, you might not realize how severe bullying can be. It’s important to become aware of the warning signs in order to be able to protect them from bullying.

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  • 14
  • Oct2014

Complimentary Wi-Fi at the Pediatric Center

We realize waiting for the doctor is an annoying, but sometimes inevitable . We do all we can to minimize waiting time while still providing your children excellent patient care. We are proud to offer free Wi-FI internet for our patients’ use while visiting the Pediatric Center. Your laptops and wireless devices are welcomed. We […]

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  • 09
  • Sep2014

Tips for Parents of Teen Drivers in New Jersey

Traffic crashes are the leading cause of death for teens and young adults. More than 5,500 young people die every year in car crashes and thousands more are injured. Parents can play an important role in reducing these numbers and keeping their teens alive.

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  • 04
  • Aug2014

Five Tips to Prepare for Breastfeeding

Considering breastfeeding for your newborn? Here are a few helpful tips that may make your decision on whether to breastfeed or use formula easier:

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