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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5 Tips to Raise A Non-Bully

5 Tips to Raise A Non-Bully

One of the worst parenting nightmares is to see our kids suffer. Be it physical or emotional, there is nothing quite like the osmosis that happens within us when our child is hurting. Struggling socially is nothing new, but what is new is the accessibility of bullying...

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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!

The ABC’s of Cribs

New Crib Requirements New federal safety requirements approved by the CPSC (Consumer Product Safety Commission) for cribs went into effect on June 28, 2011.  There have been numerous changes to the previous standard for crib safety requirements.   Virtually all...
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The Juice on Juice

When can an infant have juice? Fruit juices should not be introduced to an child's diet until 1 year of age. Only use 100% fruit juice that has been pasteurized.  Other fruit drinks which don’t say 100% fruit juice on the label contain more added sugar and other...
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Energy Drink Use

Should children be allowed to consume energy drinks? If you have recently visited a local youth baseball diamond, basketball court, or soccer field, you have undoubtedly seen children and adolescents consuming energy drinks prior to and during athletic events. Unlike...
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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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Hand, Foot, and Mouth…Oh My!

What is it? Hand, foot, and mouth disease is a common, contagious illness caused by different viruses. It typically affects infants and children under age 5, but older kids and adults can catch it as well. From the time the child is exposed to hand, foot, and mouth...
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