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!

100 Fun Ways to Get Your Kids to Take Their Medicine

Get your kids to take their medicine! Always discuss with your pediatrician or pharmacist to make sure that the medication is able to be mixed with any of the recommendations below. Some medications may need to be taken on an empty stomach. Some medications in pills...
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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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This Boca Pediatrician Has The Top 5 Remedies This Cold/Flu Season

It’s been a particularly rough cold/flu season across the nation. And whether you and your children were spared from the circulating nasty bugs or spent some miserable days (or even weeks) home with chicken soup in tow, we get sick about 200 times in our lifetime. Of...
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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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Re-evaluating Reflux

GERD - Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease Gastroesophageal reflux, abbreviated as GER, or known simply as reflux, describes the process by which the contents of the stomach (stomach acid, formula, or food) moves backwards into the food pipe (esophagus) rather than out...
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