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!

Back-to-School Tips

With the weeks of summer winding down, parents begin to rejoice and children begin to lament about going clothes shopping for school. The days leading up to the start of a new school year can be very hectic.  Here are some tips to make the return to the classroom easy...
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This is Nuts! {An Introduction to Peanuts for Your Little Peanut}

Peanuts can be a scary topic for new parents. Peanut allergies affect 1-2% of children and can be severe and lifelong. Most schools typically have peanut bans or at the very least, peanut-free classrooms or lunch tables. The American Academy of Allergy, Asthma, and Immunology has recently come out with updated guidelines that reduces the risk of developing a peanut allergy.

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Ear Infection

My 19 month old just got over their first ear infection. How common are ear infections? Acute otitis media (inflammation of the middle ear), commonly known as an ear infection, is responsible for approximately 24 million visits to the doctor’s office each year.  Ear...
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Infant Sun Exposure

Can babies be in the sun? The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that children under the age of 6 months avoid sun exposure.  Remember, there is no such thing as a “healthy tan” – regardless of age. Whether outdoors, at the beach, or the swimming pool, it...
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Sore Throat

If my child has a sore throat, will they need antibiotics? Pharyngitis, commonly known as a sore throat, is one of the leading causes for children’s visits to pediatrician.  The cause of a sore throat is most commonly due to a virus.  This virus is oftentimes the same...
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