Infants and Toddlers
Hold onto your hat, these first 3 years of your child’s life go by in a flash. In no time, your
precious little baby becomes your on-the-go toddler.
This tremendous transformation is filled with exciting developments, difficult challenges
and lots of questions, so we designed this section of the website to lend a hand. Click on the
links below to find what you’re looking for or search our site for more resources.
Come in and talk with us; we’re here to help
At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we’ve helped lots of parents raise happy, healthy kids, and
we’re ready to help you with yours. Please come to us with any questions or concerns you may
have; we’re here for you with information, guidance and advice. If you feel your child’s development
is not quite on target, please share your concerns at any time with your child’s pediatrician.
Great news! You now have access to some of the nation’s best pediatric specialists
Now that we’re part of Northwell Health, you have access to Cohen Children’s Medical Center, the New York metropolitan area’s only hospital exclusively for children and one of the nation’s best children’s hospitals, according to U.S. News & World Report.
If you have a child with a serious health issue, such as sickle cell disease or cancer, we can now refer you to the outstanding specialists at Cohen Children’s Medical Center who provide a full spectrum of diagnostic, medical, interventional and surgical treatments for your child. Today, our valuable partnership with Northwell Health not only allows you to take advantage of these extraordinary resources but it also enables us to greatly expand our services to bring you and your family the best possible care in the region.
Tips and advice for infants
We’re found through the years that moms and dads not only want information about their
infant’s present stage of development but also about the one that’s coming next.
Remember: It’s important to realize that every child develops at his/her own pace, but if you’re
concerned about any stage of development, please let your pediatrician know.
- Breastfeeding support
- Developmental stages
- Handling your newborn
- How to tell when your baby is sick
- Newborn hospital visits
- Umbilical cord & circumcision care
What you need to know for toddlers
Amazingly, the toddler years arrive before you know it. All too quickly, your busy little boy or
girl is walking (running!), talking and throwing tantrums, all while pulling a little red wagon.
And with these new stages come new concerns. Here are our thoughts on the toddler topics our
parents ask us about the most:
- Different parenting styles
- Milestones for the first 2 years
- Napping and sleep issues
- Preventing tantrums
- Social development
- Talk to your child
- Terrible 2s
- Terrible 3s
- Toddler development
For the highest quality of personalized care, please come see us
At Westchester Health Pediatrics, we’re committed to delivering the very highest level of compassionate, community-based medical care, centered around you and your family. To experience this firsthand, please make an appointment to see one of our friendly, highly-experienced pediatricians. No matter what the issue is, we’ll take all the time you need to have your questions answered and reach the best possible solution. Whenever, wherever you need us, we’re here for you.