September 22, 2022

Your baby may sleep less while teething — here’s how you can soothe their pain and help them rest

Is your baby’s teething interrupting their sleep?   Insider health writer Courtney Telloian interviewed our very own Dr. Judith Hoffman to get the “inside” scoop on what families can expect when babies

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

July 12, 2022

Sunscreen & Heat Safety Tips for Families

Happy summer MVP families! Hope you’re staying hydrated and finding lots of ways to stay active while having fun as a family! Please refer to this post when shopping for sunscreen and reapplying wherever your

June 23, 2022

Pride 2022: A Review of LGBTQIA Resources w/ Dr. Saha

The flurry of legislation that is being passed in many states in this country has targeted LGBTQIA communities in an alarming fashion. In Florida, there is a bill that has passed making it illegal to discuss

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

April 20, 2022

Our IG Live with UWS Allergist, Dr. Loewy

MVP talked Seasonal Allergies with a local allergist, Dr. Elizabeth Loewy. We at MVP were lucky enough to have some time for a one on one conversation with Dr. Elizabeth Loewy, a beloved Upper West Side

April 7, 2022

Dr. Hoffman’s Experience with Sleep Training her 4.5 month old

DR. HOFFMAN HAD A BABY RECENTLY As my second child approached four months, my husband and I were getting a lot of “you look tired” comments. I was investing in a lot of under-eye concealer