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Breastfeeding and Returning to Work

By Kendra Nagey, CPNP, IBCLC at Annapolis Pediatrics Returning to work after maternity leave can be very difficult – it’s emotional for some,...

Bedwetters Anonymous

You know what’s great? That my 8 year old is not totally stressed out that she is still an occasional bed wetter. It happens...

High-Risk Holiday Season Scenarios – Tips for Keeping Your Family Safe

Article written by: Samuel M. Libber, MD, Annapolis Pediatrics The holidays are times of great joy, celebration, and sharing with family and friends. Our...

Be Still My Beating Heart: 5 explanations for an elevated pulse that you should know

Today I want to talk about some vital signs. These are important, right; they’re VITAL. And we need to have them all working (fairly)...

Growing Pains: A Real Pain in the…Leg!

by Christina Johns, MD, MEd I never really know what to say when people talk about “growing pains.” It kind of sounds like some...

Infant Sleep: Forming Healthy Habits for Babies and Parents

By Katherine Edwards, MD, Annapolis Pediatrics A year in the life of a pediatrician can become predictable – the sports physicals are predominant in...

Sports Nutrition for Children—Focus on the Basics

Sponsored Editorial by Dr. Charles Parmele, Annapolis Pediatrics Children’s sports are an important part of many families’ lives and have certainly seen an exponential...

Does your child suffer from asthma?

Sponsored editorial provided by The National Center for Healthy Housing. For more information visit HealthyHomeStudy.com If you’re like most parents of children suffering from...

Is It PANDAS?

As a physician who has treated many cases of this enigmatic disease, I can tell you that it is not a easy diagnosis. Patients...

Act Early and Often to Combat Teen Substance Abuse

Sponsored editorial provided by Oasis Mental Health Care Kathy L. Miller MA, LCPC Erin Merli, CPNP Oasis Mental Health...

The Who, What and Why of Occupational Therapy

  A child's life is busy. From the minute a child wakes up, his or her day is full to the brim with...

The Right Time for an Orthodontic Check-Up: No Later than Age 7

Dr. Steven Siegel Joins the American Association of Orthodontists in Recommending Orthodontic Check-Ups for Children No Later Than Age 7 Although many people associate...

The Effect of Mental Illness on the Family

When a family member has been diagnosed with a mental illness, such as depression or anxiety, it can feel as if the whole world...

Underperformance in the Workplace: Depression May Be Cause

Depression is debilitating to the individual and distressing to the family, but it’s also costly to the workplace. Depression is a major cause of...
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Stress Management in 2020 – For Kids and Families

Part 1   By: Dr. Sharon Richter, Annapolis Pediatrics’ Behavioral Health Department Parents are role models for their children when it comes to teaching life skills, including...

It’s a “Delmarvalous Fall” at the Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina

Just in time for the fall season, Hyatt Regency Chesapeake Bay Golf Resort, Spa and Marina is providing local residents with the “Delmarvalous Fall”...

Maintaining — and Retaining — Your Retainer

One day in the not-too-distant future, your braces will come off. In a few moments, you'll be free of bands and...

The Importance of Early Orthodontic Treatment

The American Association for Orthodontists recommends that every child have an orthodontic evaluation by the age of 7. Early detection and...

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