Kids

Is Your Teen Cutting? Here’s Help.

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At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we care deeply about each of our patients and do whatever we can to help them grow up happy and healthy. When we discover (or suspect) that a patient is injuring herself/himself, we take it very seriously. We immediately evaluate the individual, and if need be, refer her/him to a mental

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Looking For Speech or Hearing Services For Your Child? Look To Phelps Hospital

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At both Westchester Health Pediatrics and Phelps Hospital, your child comes first At Westchester Health Pediatrics, our mission is to provide exceptional medical care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. When we recognize that a patient needs specialized help with speech or hearing or maybe even feeding, we recommend Phelps Hospital, one of our

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Are Your Kids Burned Out, Stressed Out? Maybe They’re Doing Too Much.

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Between school, travel sports, clubs, dance, religious classes, volunteer work, homework and maybe a job after school, a great many kids today are busier than their parents. And even though it can be a hassle driving them to and from all their activities, some parents take pride in their kids’ chock-full schedules and see them

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Could Your Child Benefit From Physical or Occupational Therapy? We Hope You Choose Phelps Hospital

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At both Westchester Health Pediatrics and Phelps Hospital, your child comes first At Westchester Health Pediatrics, our mission is to provide exceptional medical care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. In those cases when a patient requires physical or occupational therapy, we recommend Phelps Hospital, one of our partner hospitals through Northwell Health. Each

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Our Flu Vaccine Is In! Don’t Wait—Bring Your Child In Today To Get Vaccinated

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Flu season is here: time to get the flu shot! Even though it might seem like winter is still a few months away, now is the time to get your child (and yourself) vaccinated against the flu. Don’t delay—it’s very important to protect yourself and your family by getting the flu shot before flu season is in

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If Your Child Needs To Be Admitted To A Hospital, We Highly Recommend Our Affiliate, Phelps Hospital

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At both Westchester Health Pediatrics and Phelps Hospital, your child comes first At Westchester Health Pediatrics, our mission is to provide exceptional medical care to infants, children, adolescents and young adults. Sometimes delivering this highest level of care requires patients to be admitted to the hospital. In these cases, we’re proud to be affiliated with

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10 Things You Can Do To Help Your Kids Get Along Better

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If you’re a parent with more than one child, you’re probably experiencing some sibling rivalry. Often, siblings clash because they’re different ages and want different things, or because they’re close in age and want the same things. And, like all of us, even the most loving brothers and sisters (or brothers and brothers, or sisters

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Our Newest Office, Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Physician Partners Pediatrics At Phelps, Is Now Open

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Westchester Health Pediatrics pediatricians at the Grand Opening of Cohen Children’s Northwell Health Physician Partners Pediatrics At Phelps In Westchester County, trips to the pediatrician just got a lot shorter Westchester Health Pediatrics is pleased to announce the opening of our newest pediatrics office, located on the Phelps Hospital campus in Sleepy Hollow. In order to provide

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Why Teasing Kids About Their Weight Might Make Them Gain More

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At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we have quite a few patients who are overweight or obese, and together with them, we talk a lot about the emotional impact of this. And what we’ve learned over the years is that overweight kids, both girls and boys, are often teased or bullied because of the way they look,

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Realistic Tips For Managing Your Child’s Screen Time

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Is your child constantly on his/her phone? iPad? iPod? Laptop? Are you worried about the effects that hours of screen time might be having on your child’s eyesight, sociability or emotional health? Do you sometimes wish you could throw all the gadgets out the window and go back to the 19th century? At Westchester Health

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