Does My Infant Need Vitamin D Supplementation?
At every newborn visit the topic of Vitamin D supplementation comes up, usually at the end of the visit as a side note- “oh by the way, you need to give your baby a vitamin D
Top 5 Questions to Ask When Looking for the Right Pediatrician
Like almost everything else related to child-rearing, people have very strong opinions about their pediatricians. Finding the right pediatrician can feel like a big task, especially for new parents. Here are five useful questions to
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
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
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
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
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
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
Choking Prevention for Infants and Children
Wednesday, 5/18 MVP is hosting our first Basic Infant and Child CPR and Choking Prevention Class. Email firstname.lastname@example.org to be notified of our next class later this summer! Many of the families
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