Posts from Nick DeBlasio, MD
How to Treat and Prevent Diaper Rash
Diaper rash isn’t fun for parents or babies. Fortunately, you can treat most cases of it at home and it often clears up quickly. About 1 in every 4 babies
The Importance of Well-Child Visits During COVID-19
We encourage families to schedule over-due and upcoming visits right away. Well-child visits are very important for ALL kids, especially those 24 months and younger, and our best advice is to keep those appointments.
How to Read A Sunscreen Label
There are so many sunscreens on the market! Learn how to read the label and choose the right one for your family with the following tips.
Infant Jaundice: 5 Things Expecting Parents Should Know
About 50-60 percent of otherwise healthy newborns will have some degree of jaundice. One treatment is light therapy. Learn more about treatments and what to look for in your newborn.
Kids’ Coughs: What Do They Mean?
The symptoms that come along with coughs often tell more about an illness than the cough itself.
Lice 101: What to Look for and How to Treat Them
Lice can spread easily from one child to another, which is why now is the time to pay close attention if your child complains of an itchy scalp or if the school sends out an email notifying you of an outbreak.
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease: What is it?
Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease is caused by a virus and typically starts as a fever and rash. The rash is most commonly found on the hands, feet and inside the mouth, but it can also be found on other places, especially in the diaper area.
Walking Pneumonia: 101 for Parents
Walking pneumonia isn't typically as severe as typical pneumonia, but it needs treatment. Learn more about the symptoms and when your child should see a doctor.
Fall Allergies Part II: How to Help Your Child
Learn how you can ease you child's fall allergy symptoms through both medical and non-medical approaches.
Fall Allergies Part I: Allergy Basics
Ragweed, dust and mold are the most common allergens in kids during fall. See what triggers allergy symptoms and when you should call the doctor.
4 Must-Know Facts About Whooping Cough
Most parents are aware of the dangers of whooping cough, a highly contagious respiratory disease. Here are four must-know facts about it.
Swimmer’s Ear: Your Questions Answered
Swimmer’s ear can occur any time of the year, but often shows up in the summer. Read about the symptoms of swimmer's ear and ways to treat and prevent it.
6 RSV FAQs
Learn more about respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) and get answers to the six most commonly asked questions by parents, including when to contact your child's doctor.
Whooping Cough: Is Your Vaccine Current?
What you need to know about whooping cough and the vaccine to prevent it.