For the Parent of a Premie

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 11/08/2019

Being a parent is a wonderful and life-changing experience, but by no means is it always a happy experience 100% of the time.

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Coughs, Colds, and What You Can Do to Make Your Child Comfortable

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 11/01/2019

If you thought cough and cold season was a pediatrician’s busiest times, you were right.

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Halloween Safety

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 10/30/2019

Halloween safety may seem intuitive, but it’s important to use common sense if candy appears opened or tampered with.

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Fever Myths

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 10/23/2019

For many parents, fever is one of the most concerning symptoms a child can have.

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The DO’s and DON’T’s when Taking Your Child to the Urgent Care

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 10/09/2019

What Your Pediatrician Wants You to Know

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Understanding Mom’s Emotions in the Postpartum Period

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 10/02/2019

Interview with Postpartum Mental Health Expert Bernadette Hubbs

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Let’s Talk Colic

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 09/25/2019

Colic is defined for scientific studies as crying in an infant aged 3 weeks to 3 months for greater than 3 hours a day more than 3 days a week.

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Picking Child Care-Daycare versus Nanny

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 09/19/2019

Dr. Husain explains taking the leap into child care-Nanny vs. Daycare.

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Weighing in on Screen Time for the Millennial Parent

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 09/11/2019

According to the survey, 1 in 5 parents say they plan to purchase their elementary school aged child a cell phone this year.

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Is My Child Eating Too Many Carbs? A Look at the Ketogenic Diet in Children

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 09/04/2019

As a general pediatrician, I look at the child’s health as a whole-physical and mental health- not just their diet.

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Washing Baby Clothes 101

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 08/28/2019

One thing I see parents often worry about is detergents and soaps when it comes to caring for your infant’s clothes and skin.

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Is Your Child's Backpack Hurting Them?

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 08/21/2019

Backpacks are handy and incredibly sensible way to carry books and papers from home to school and back again, but they must be used properly.

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The Transition from Hospital to Home with the Baby

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/24/2019

As you get ready for discharge and the transition from hospital to home, you may understandably have a lot of questions.

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All Your Burning Vaccine Questions, Answered! Part 3

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/22/2019

Today, I’d like to discuss “all the other stuff” that goes into a vaccine, besides the actual antigen.

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Dr. Husain’s Tips for Guiding “Back to School” Season

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/19/2019

School is back in session. In this post, we’ll cover a few topics that are the most common questions I get when it’s “Back to School” season.

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All Your Burning Vaccine Questions, Answered! Part 2

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/15/2019

Today, I’d like to dive in more about the controversies and linkages we all have heard about but may not know the details.

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All Your Burning Vaccine Questions, Answered! Part 1

Syeda Amna Husain, M.D., FAAP | 07/08/2019

Vaccines, which were never a topic of controversy when I was a child, have since morphed into a new subject riddled with speculations and theories.

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