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

Rainy day got you down? Whether it's summer, spring, winter, or fall, what to do in Boca Raton 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 around and...

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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!

Flu

I am seeing on the news that the flu is really bad this year. What is the best way to protect my family and what should I do if my son or daughter gets sick?   Influenza, commonly referred to as the “flu”, is a very common virus that causes respiratory symptoms most...
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Don’t forget the meds

Going to the Emergency Room? --A tip every parent should know-- 1 in 5 children are brought to the emergency room (ER) every year.  With statistics as staggering as this, there may unfortunately be a time when you have to bring your child to the emergency room for...
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The Instagram Effect On Parenting

For centuries, we have long been obsessed as a society with portraiture and later, photography, a freeze frame moment in time that depicts the perfect family, the perfect backdrop, and the perfect split-second image. Fast forward to 2017, where taking and sharing a...
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Croup

My neighbor’s son was diagnosed with croup, what is this and can my children catch it? Affecting tens of thousands if not more children during the first 6 years of their life laryngotracheitis, better known as croup, is one of the most common pediatric respiratory...
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Beat The Heat

Preventing Heat-Related Illness The summer is coming to an end, and along with the start of the school year comes the beginning of the scholastic and community sports leagues.  The organized sports that children are a part of are invaluable in building skills needed...
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