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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Addressing Newborn Parenting Concerns during a Pandemic

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 04/15/2020

Addressing Newborn Parenting Concerns during a Pandemic

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A Pediatrician’s Guide to Handling Tantrums

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 04/08/2020

Read tips and tricks on how to handle tantrums. Once you know your toddler's cries, you can take better check of your own emotions.

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Family Claustrophobia

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 04/01/2020

I have a few tips that might help you get through your cabin fever and new found family claustrophobia.

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Screen Free Options while Social Distancing

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 03/25/2020

Some tips, advice, and ideas for low-screen activities while we engage in social distancing during COVID19.

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Constipation in Kids

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 03/11/2020

Besides diet, there are a number of reasons children (outside of the infant age) may be having constipation.

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Helping Our Children Through Grief & Loss

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 03/04/2020

When it comes to comforting adults through grief and loss, we have different ways of personalizing our words and techniques.

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This Pediatrician Explains What We Currently Know about the Novel Coronavirus

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 03/01/2020

Dr.Husain discusses the Coronavirus.

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Navigating Your Child's Sweet Tooth and Dental Trauma

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 02/26/2020

This month is National Childhood Dentistry Awareness Month, and I had the pleasure of interviewing pediatric dentist Dr. Adam Silevitch.

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