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March 7, 2023

Starting Solids for Infants

  Starting solids is an important milestone for you and your baby!     It’s an exciting new stage in your baby’s development that often comes with a lot of questions: When should I

January 26, 2023

Your Child is Diagnosed with ADHD, Now What?

Sophia was at work when her phone rang. She looked down at the caller-id and immediately felt a pit in her stomach. It was Jack’s school again. What was it this time? His inability

November 17, 2022

How to Tell if Your Baby Has a Cold or RSV

  Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV)! It’s a hot new topic these days, and everyone is panicking.   Is it the new COVID? Should we go back into quarantine? Is it time to wash our groceries

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 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

LGBTQ Legislation Across Country 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