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!

To tan or not to tan… That is the question

My 14 year old daughter brought home a permission slip for her to use a tanning bed. Should I sign it? The short answer and one that most teenagers don’t like to hear: NO. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a report urging pediatricians and...
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The Problem With YouTube Kids

If you're a parent, you likely are all too familiar with that very moment of silence -- the moment of despair when you hand your smartphone or iPad over to your child. Enamored into a bug-like trance, your little ones go into wide-eyed silent mode, and you have a few...
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Honey & Cough

Does honey work as a treatment for cough in children? There are any number of home remedies for treating a child who is coughing.   Usually, these include an old family secret concocted by a grandmother who believes in its effectiveness to cure a nagging cough that...
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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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Bed Wetting

Nocturnal enuresis, more commonly known as bed wetting, is often a source of significant frustration for parents and has the potential to be a source of poor-self esteem for children. Bed wetting is a very common condition for young children, especially those who are...
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