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Check out our posts highlighting practice news, seasonal health tips, or general information for the health of your infant, child or adolescent.

Practice Update

By |2024-02-03T16:58:39-05:00February 1st, 2024|General|

Dear Families, As always, we are grateful for the trust you place in our practice to care for your growing children. Everything we do serves our mission of providing the best care possible at a medical home where you feel heard and understood. We know you have many options for medical care for your family [...]

Contacting Premier 101

By |2023-11-12T19:18:00-05:00November 12th, 2023|General|

Understanding Your Needs At Premier Pediatrics, we know how important it is to reach us when you need us. Whether you are worried about your child's fever, scheduling an appointment between back-to-back work meetings, or just reaching out to a trusted source for parenting advice, reaching your pediatrician is critically important. We're Parents, Too. We [...]

A Farewell from Dr. Weinberger

By |2023-09-12T19:23:26-04:00September 12th, 2023|General|

It is with mixed emotions that I am writing to bid a fond "Farewell." It has been 37 years since Premier Pediatrics first opened and 53 years since starting Medical School. At 76, and as I am in fairly good health...

The Nursery to the Newborn Visit: 8 Important Questions

By |2023-08-29T18:22:50-04:00August 26th, 2023|General|

Drs. Julie Capiola and Jon Sarnoff of Premier Pediatrics answer eight essential questions you will want answered before discharge! It can be a daunting feeling to leave the hospital with a newborn. The doctors at Premier  Pediatrics understand this and have put together answers to the eight most common questions we receive from parents at [...]

Teaching Mindfulness to School Age Kids

By |2023-04-10T11:25:56-04:00April 10th, 2023|General|

 We always talk about big feelings and how to help kids navigate their world when they encounter these emotions. The book Marleigh is Mindful offers practical exercises for just such situations. There are so many things I like about this book. First, it takes the abstract concept of “a big feeling” and it breaks it [...]

Graduating from Liquid to Pills

By |2023-06-04T18:37:54-04:00March 9th, 2023|General|

There is definitely no single age when kids should move to pills. We have 5 year olds who nonchalantly shrug their shoulders when asked and 12 year olds who look at us like we are crazy to ask “pill or liquid”. As a child of 8 or 9, my parents brought out a bag of [...]

Reading with a 6 month old

By |2023-03-13T17:47:31-04:00March 3rd, 2023|General|

A parent of a 6 month old asked, how can I stimulate development at this age?  We wanted to pass on a highlight from this visit that all parents of older infants can enjoy. One of the most remarkable things about 6 months is the ability for infants to start to “think across the midline” [...]

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