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Halloween Safety

2019-10-23T09:39:15+00:00Parent Resources|

Halloween Safety By: Jennifer Redmond, CPNP Trick-or-treat!  Princesses, Unicorns, Super Heroes and Ghosts, oh my!  Halloween can be a very exciting time, for children and adults alike.  However, many parents find there is a fine line between Halloween fun and concerns for their children’s safety. According to the National Safety Council, children are more [...]

Say “Yes” to Kindness and “No” to Bullying

2019-11-19T16:19:55+00:00Parent Resources|

Say “Yes” to Kindness and “No” to Bullying By: Anita Weissburg, CPNP As health care providers, we see many children and adolescents suffering the consequences of bullying. The initial signs sometimes present with physical symptoms such as headaches or stomachaches. At other times it may be school avoidance, progressing into other serious symptoms such [...]

Teething 101

2019-10-14T14:39:09+00:00Parent Resources|

Teething 101 By Dr. Piyumi Fonseka Baby’s first tooth can be a very exciting phase for new parents but can also be a bit of a tough one. Teething can occasionally be associated with fussiness, sleepless nights and crying. Teething is the eruption of the primary aka “baby teeth” from the gums. The start [...]

Hay Fever and Fall Allergies

2019-10-03T14:13:32+00:00Parent Resources|

Hay Fever and Fall Allergies By Dr. Fassil What is Hay Fever? Hay fever is a condition with a collection of symptoms, namely nasal congestion, sneezing and itching that occurs during certain times of the year. Fall, like Spring, brings allergy symptoms for many children. Allergy symptoms are caused by pollens that are circulating [...]

Flu Season 2019/2020

2019-09-10T16:11:05+00:00News, Parent Resources, Services|

Flu 2019/2020 We will begin giving flu vaccines at well visits (insurance and supply dependent) starting on September 3rd, 2019. Siblings are also able to receive the flu vaccination at these well visits. Please remember, we cannot provide flu vaccines during sick visits or in our walk-in clinic.   If you do not have a scheduled well visit coming up this [...]

Welcome Dr. McLeod and Amanda Alberotanza, CPNP


Welcome Dr. McLeod and Amanda Alberotanza, CPNP Annapolis Pediatrics is happy to announce the addition of two new providers to our practice - Dr. Zwena McLeod and Amanda Alberotanza, CPNP. Dr. McLeod is from Trinidad and Tobago. She attended Colgate University, receiving a B.A. in Molecular Biology. She then went on to Columbia University [...]

Measles – What You Should Know

2019-04-24T11:16:00+00:00News, Parent Resources|

Measles - What You Should Know At this time, there is not a measles outbreak in our area. We will update this page with instructions if the situation changes. Please call our office immediately if you live in zip codes 21208, 21209 or 21215 and are concerned you may have had contact with someone with [...]