October 14, 2022

What is Infant Torticollis and Should I Be Concerned?

What is Infant Torticollis and Should I Be Concerned?     Infant or Congenital Torticollis is a common condition that usually results from the way an infant was positioned in utero. Infants with torticollis have a tight

September 8, 2022

My child has a fever? A guide for parents

The number one after-hours call we get at MVP? MY CHILD HAS A FEVER!   We know that it can be very scary when your child, no matter their age, has a fever. A few

August 24, 2022

Puberty 101: Boys

An overview of puberty for parents and families with young sons, ages 9-14   At MVP we usually start the puberty discussion with boys at the nine or ten-year visit.  Often parents are surprised

August 10, 2022

Puberty 101: Girls

An overview of puberty for parents and families with young daughters, ages 8-13   At MVP we usually start the puberty discussion with girls at the 9-year visit.  Often parents are surprised when we

June 6, 2022

All the things that haunt you late at night in one blog post!

Intro to Gross Stuff: Let’s face it- no one wants to discuss lice, bed bugs, pinworms, or scabies. But let’s also face it- this stuff happens and we have to face the music sometimes

May 16, 2022

Choking Prevention for Infants and Children

Wednesday, 5/18 MVP is hosting our first Basic Infant and Child CPR and Choking Prevention Class. Email info@manhattanvalleypediatrics.com to be notified of our next class later this summer!   Many of the families

February 24, 2022

12 Facts About Newborns

12 interesting facts about newborn babies for parents and families. Great reminders for both first-time families and growing families

July 7, 2021

Lyme Disease – What You Need to Know

As the weather heats up and kids spend more time playing outside, ticks become a bigger threat. Although Lyme Disease can be contracted throughout the year, cases spike between the months of June and October. With

July 7, 2021

Understanding and Treating Concussions

  In order to understand how to identify and treat a concussion it is important to understand what a concussion is. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI), generally caused by a sudden

May 11, 2021

Diversity & Inclusion Book List

Grades K – 2   Immigration Mama’s Nightingale Mango Abuela & Me Coming to America The Keeping Quilt Going Home Primer dia en las uvas El camino de Amelia Pancho rabbit and the coyote My Name