As much as we try to get our kids to eat healthy, the allure and availability of junk food makes it hard. From the picky toddler years where every other food item is “yucky” ,to the teen years where they
We’ve all been there. You’re at the doctor’s office, in the crowded but quiet waiting room, when your child loudly blurts out a not-so-nice word they’ve heard on TV (or from you!) Or, you’re at the supermarket when your child
[video width="1024" height="768" m4v="https://mvppediatric.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/02/Webinar-1-1.m4v"][/video] Cough and Cold Medications in Young Children Research has shown that over-the-counter cough and cold medications offer little benefit to young children. But, they can have potentially serious side effects. There are often more than one ingredient in
You are at the playground with your child. She is running around and having fun. Suddenly, you hear crying and see that she has cut her arm on a sharp edge of the playground equipment. Your child has an open
“Mommy, it hurts to swallow”, your child says as she looks up at you with a sad face and holds her throat. Sore throats have many possible root causes. It can sometimes be hard to decide when your child’s sore
In Los Angeles and Los Angeles County, there are plenty of adult urgent cares. But when your child faces a serious health injury, you may find that there are not enough similar locations for children when things are simply urgent.