Childhood obesity is an issue that we must address with care and urgency. It is not a mere fad but a growing concern that’s causing harm to young individuals worldwide. The impact on their physical health can be severe, leading to heart disease, diabetes, and hypertension. But let’s also not overlook the impact on mental
Infant nutrition is vital, but it need not be complicated, puzzling, or scary. With just a little guidance from your pediatric team, you can get your baby on track during that all-important first year of life. Let’s talk about the seven keys to success in infant nutrition and where you can go in Tampa/St. Petersburg,
As the parent of a newborn, you face great joys and a lot of responsibility. Your pediatrician wishes to partner with you in caring for your precious baby. Here are some practical tips to help you navigate through the first few months of life. Seeing Your Newborn’s Doctor Your pediatrician will see your baby soon
The rate of development is different for everyone. Many children are ready to start trying solid foods when they have at least doubled their weight since birth — typically between 4-6 months of age. This is when a baby should have developed the enzymes needed for proper digestion. A few ways to determine if your
Did you know that NPCMC has Certified Lactation Consultants in our Trinity, Palm Harbor and Westchase locations to help new moms successfully nurse their babies? Click here for more information!