Concierge Pediatrician Blogs

Sports, COVID, and Your Child

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 09/16/2020

Sports are an integral part of many children’s day. How do we weigh the risks associated with playing a sport?

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A Pediatrician's Thoughts on Lactation Cookies

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 09/08/2020

As a new mother, remembering to eat and snack is a difficult task! Lactation cookies are helpful in that they are easily portable and quick to eat.

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Different Ways to Wean Nursing

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 08/31/2020

Weaning is a difficult decision for some and easy for others. Read on to discover some different ways to approach this important milestone.

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School Pods During the Pandemic

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 08/24/2020

Many parents balancing homeschooling and child care with a job have started organizing “pandemic pods”. But what are they?

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Dr. Husain's Best Baby Solid Feeding Products

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 08/19/2020

Getting to the age where your baby is ready to switch from an all-liquid diet to the world of solids and you're unsure of the best way to do it?

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Dr. Husain's Favorite Baby Skincare and Bath Care Products

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 08/12/2020

Your kids deserve the best, and tubby time is no exception. Here are the best baby skincare and bath care products on the market.

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Does my child need to take vitamins?

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/23/2020

Vitamins are chemicals that are needed in trace amounts in the body to help with certain chemical processes that take place in the body.

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10 Tips to Fight the Pandemic - Fatigue

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/15/2020

After months of social distancing, families are spending less time with others as the pandemic continues to stay.

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Back to School in the Fall

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/09/2020

Sending your children to school in the fall is not an easy decision and it’s not a one-size-fits-all approach. Here's my professional opinion.

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Traveling Safely During a Pandemic

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/01/2020

Travel plans may not be what we planned, but some families are getting creative on what we can safely do.

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Things to Know if Your Child is in the ER or Needs to be Admitted

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 06/24/2020

Being sent to the ER or hospital by your child’s physician is scary. Here is what to expect, what your child’s medical care means, and more.

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Picking a College Safely During Covid

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 06/17/2020

In light of COVID-19 closures, some admission offices are allowing interested juniors and admitted seniors a “virtual window” into the college campus.

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"Catching Up” After Falling Behind in Schools during Covid

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 06/10/2020

The abrupt switch to online learning has created difficulties for students who were behind, or falling behind in school.

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Talking to Children About Racial Bias

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 06/05/2020

Recent tragic events have had us re-evaluating our thought processes as parents and our own racial biases.

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Lupus in Children

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 05/27/2020

May is National Lupus Awareness Month. Lupus is an inflammatory condition in the body that affects many organs.

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Pediatric Rashes

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 05/20/2020

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Read more to learn about the various signs of skin cancer and be sure to watch the video.

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Protecting Your Baby from Developing a Food Allergy

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 05/13/2020

It’s food allergy awareness month and there’s lots of new research on smart ways to feed your baby to help protect them from developing a food allergy

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Outdoor Time for Our Children's Mental Health

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 05/06/2020

Stay-at-home orders may be expiring soon but either way, your child’s schedule, now more than ever, needs to include some outdoor time!

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Co-Parenting through Covid

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 04/29/2020

The recent pandemic seems to be more stressful on two-household families.

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Newborn Safe Sleep Q&A’s

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 04/22/2020

These are ways we can create and establish healthy sleep habits so that sleep training feels like a gradual dimming.

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