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Asthma – Start the school year off right!

The start of school is always a busy time, but it’s a particularly important time of year for those with... Read more ›

Breastfeeding Concerns

Although experts agree that breastfeeding is the best option for babies, it does come with its own set of challenges.... Read more ›

To Breastfeed or Not To Breastfeed?

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends that babies should be breastfed exclusively during the first 6 months of life.... Read more ›


Occasional bad dreams are normal. On average, you dream 4 or 5 times each night – some dreams are pleasant,... Read more ›

Exercise: Where to Start

As with making any changes, it is important to start with small, attainable goals and gradually increase activity based on... Read more ›

Let’s All Get Moving!

A major component of creating or maintaining a healthy lifestyle for your family and children is to include physical activity... Read more ›

Put on Your Pajamas and Head to Bed!

Having trouble getting your little one to bed? Use the following tips to overcome bedtime resistance: Establish a relaxation routine. Allow... Read more ›

Patient Portal Has Arrived!

Metropolitan Pediatrics is pleased to announce the arrival of our Patient Portal, an easy-to-use website that allows secure online communication between... Read more ›

Water Safety

Metropolitan Pediatrics wishes you and your family fun and safe water adventures this summer! Protect your family this summer by... Read more ›

Preventing Sunburn in Babies & Fair-skinned Children

Infant skin is thinner and more sensitive to the sun than that of older children.  In general, babies younger than... Read more ›

Preventing Sunburn

Sunburn is caused by overexposure of the skin to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun or a sunlamp. Minor... Read more ›

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