So What’s The Deal With This Solar Eclipse?

So What’s The Deal With This Solar Eclipse?

Our resident science genius, Dr. Paul Gilbert M.D. is about to break down this whole total eclipse thing for parents! by Paul Gilbert, M.D. What’s Happening? On Monday, August 21st a total solar eclipse will occur in the early afternoon, peaking around 2:50 PM in the...

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The History Behind Boca VIPediatrics

The History Behind Boca VIPediatrics

Hi there! We're Boca VIPediatrics. But more importantly, we are a family. Once upon a time in 2012, we had this crazy idea for a pediatric practice. And by crazy, we actually mean quite practical. We're in the digital age of everything. You can order food through an...

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What To Do With Your Kids On A Rainy Boca Raton Day

What To Do With Your Kids On A Rainy Boca Raton Day

Summer is here! That means fun in the sun, camp, swimming, and lots of other outdoor activities. But what to do when it starts raining? And raining? AND RAINING? We’ve compiled a list of our “Mommy Recommended, Pediatrician Approved” Boca rainy day activities for kids...

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Why We’re All Responsible for Kids With Food Allergies

Why We’re All Responsible for Kids With Food Allergies

Sending a child with food allergies out into the world everyday is a source of anxiety and fear for parents and caregivers.The U.S. Centers for Disease Control reported that food allergies result in more than 300,000 ambulatory-care visits a year among children under...

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Should We Still Be Worried About Zika?

Should We Still Be Worried About Zika?

It's been a little over a year since the Zika virus came to South Florida. You heard about it on the news constantly, read about it online, and maybe even tuned in to our Facebook live video featuring special guest, OB/GYN Dr. David Lubetkin. So what's going on with...

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They say raising a child takes a village, so we’re here to bring parents the information about common pediatric topics direct from the pediatrician!

Social Media, Teens, & Tweens

Is it OK for my child to use Facebook? This is a question asked by parents to my colleagues and I on a regular basis.  Along with sex, drugs, and alcohol, social media use has also become part of the anticipatory guidance I discuss with adolescents during routine...
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The First Shoes

My child just started walking, do they need shoes? Up until the time when they start walking, shoes can be thought of as merely fashion accessories.  While they can help to provide warmth to your child’s feet, socks are best for keeping feet warm.  The age which...
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“Our Favorite Things” by Mommy Recommended, Pediatrician Approved!

Look out, Oprah! We cozied up by the fire sipping on hot cocoa (in our 85 degree Boca Raton weather), and compiled a list of OUR favorite things, "Mommy Recommended, Pediatrician Approved" style! With the holidays right around the corner, this list includes old...
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Sunscreen Tips

Keep the sunscreen on your skin!With the end of the school year approaching and the summer sun heating swimming pools in homes, communities, and summer camps, the importance of sunscreen needs to be re-addressed.  As a former summer camp lifeguard, I have seen...
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Molluscum

My son was exposed to another child who has molluscum. What is this and is it contagious? Molluscum contagiosum, commonly referred to as molluscum, is a common and benign viral infection that affects the skin.  Rare among infants less than 1 year old, this condition...
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