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Is It Constipation?

2020-01-30T16:15:39+00:00Nutrition, Parent Resources|

Is It Constipation? By Dr. Conrad Constipation is when a child has delayed passage of stools. The stools are often very hard, dry, and difficult to pass. Constipation is a very common complaint in kids and often among the top 10 reasons for doctor’s office visits. Symptoms of constipation can include: Less than three [...]

2020 Forms – New Year, New Forms

2020-01-03T15:59:37+00:00News, Parent Resources, Services|

Happy New Year! 2020 Electronic Forms are Now Updated on the Annapolis Pediatrics Website. Existing patients who have already completed the full intake packet of health information for each child in 2018 or 2019 will ONLY need to complete a few forms before your first 2020 office visit.   These forms require annual signatures, for [...]

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

2020-01-03T15:34:29+00:00News, Parent Resources, Services|

The Flu Flu is the short term for influenza. It is an illness caused by a respiratory virus. The flu is passed person to person. When someone with the flu coughs or sneezes, the influenza virus gets into the air, and people nearby, including children, can inhale it through the nose or mouth. [...]