infants

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

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

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

March 25, 2022

RSV- What is it and why do we see it? ⁠

RSV stands for Respiratory Syncytial Virus, it is a viral infection that we usually see in the late fall and winter. RSV usually causes a regular old cold in most children and adults. In younger babies

March 10, 2022

Top 10 Questions Asked by Expectant Parents

1) How quickly after we leave the hospital do we need to see our pediatrician? We generally see newborns 2-3 days after you leave the hospital. The pediatrician who sees your baby at the hospital

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