Parents

8 Things You Can Expect From Our Newborn Hospital Visits

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From the moment your little bundle of joy enters the world, we at Westchester Health Pediatrics will do everything we can to ensure that he or she is healthy, getting enough to eat and developing properly. In addition to checking your baby’s vital signs, weight and progress, we also want to give you peace of

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How to Avoid Dangerous Food Additives That Can Harm Your Kids

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Did you know that the United States allows the use of more than 10,000 additives to preserve, package or modify the taste, appearance, texture or nutrients in the everyday foods we eat? And that approximately 1,000 of these additives are legally permitted under a “Generally Recognized as Safe” designation process that doesn’t require U.S. Food

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You Now Have Access to Cohen Children’s Medical Center and Its Outstanding Commitment to Child Safety

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Now that Westchester Health Pediatrics is part of Northwell Health and its physician organization, Northwell Health Physician Partners, we have greatly expanded our services to bring you and your family the best possible care. Best of all, this new relationship means that you now have access to Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the New York metropolitan area’s

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Does Your Child JUUL (“jewel”) or PHIX (“fix”)? Here’s Why You Should Worry.

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Since 2011, there has been a gradual decrease in traditional cigarette smoking among middle school and high school students, as well as adults. This represents an all-time low. Yet the tobacco industry is still trying to get our youth and adults hooked on nicotine through various inhalation devices. Two new nicotine delivery systems are posing

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How Often And How Much Should I Feed My Baby?

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At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we have the joy and the privilege of taking care of a lot of newborns. We also get to help parents transition into that wonderful phase of caring for a baby. One thing we’ve noticed over the years is how much parents want to make sure (especially first-time ones) if they’re

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We’re Now Part of Northwell Health and Cohen Children’s Medical Center Where A Lot More Is Going On Than Just Great Medicine.

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Now that Westchester Health Pediatrics is part of Northwell Health and its physician organization, Northwell Health Physician Partners, we have greatly expanded our services to bring you and your family the best possible care. Best of all, this new relationship means that you now have access to Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the New York metropolitan area’s

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10 Ways To Help Your Kids Make Healthy Food Choices

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At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we feel strongly that helping your kids make smart, nutritious food choices, now and throughout their lives, is one of the most important things you can do to ensure their ongoing well-being. Yes, even in today’s fast food/takeout world, it is possible for kids to have a good relationship with healthy food! Of

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Now That We’re Part of Northwell Health, You Have Access to the Amazing Pediatric Specialists of Cohen Children’s Medical Center.

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Now that Westchester Health Pediatrics is part of Northwell Health and its physician organization, Northwell Health Physician Partners, we have greatly expanded our services to bring you and your family the best possible care. Best of all, this new relationship means that you now have access to Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the New York metropolitan area’s

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How Baby-Led Weaning Encourages Your Baby to Transition to Solid Food

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Lately, several of my patients have asked me about baby-led weaning. To be honest, at first I thought, “baby-led what?”, but then I did some research and have become very interested in this newer approach to feeding babies from 6 months of age and onward. In the United States, “weaning” means the cessation of breastfeeding.

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Now That We’re Partners With Northwell Health, You’re Linked to an Incredible Network of Specialists to Help You Raise Your Baby.

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Now that Westchester Health Pediatrics is part of Northwell Health and its physician organization, Northwell Health Physician Partners, we have greatly expanded our services to bring you and your family the best possible care. Best of all, this new relationship means that you now have access to Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the New York metropolitan area’s

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