Latest articles by Heather Ariagno Iezza, M.D.
1) Check for Potty Training Readiness Look for these signs in your child to see if they exhibit potty training readiness: Communicates needs Follows Directions Interest in underwear and toilet habits of others Simple dressing skills (able to pull elastic-..
Watching your children grow is exciting. Sometimes you may not realize how much they have grown when you see them every day. Your child’s health care team uses growth charts to keep track of growth over time. Read on to learn about: Body mass index (BMI..
A child’s growth is influenced by many factors, including: Genetics Nutrition Environment Overall health Factors that can cause a child to be underweight include: Not eating enough food Eating the right amount of food, but not absorbing the nutrients we..
Introduction There is a lot of buzz about vaccinations for children, both pro and con. People have raised many concerns about vaccine safety, for example: Do vaccines cause autism? Are the chemicals in vaccines harmful? Do vaccines impair the natural immu..