Welcome to Stamford Pediatrics
Whether you are new to the practice or we have been caring for your children for years, it is our pleasure and honor to care for your family. We are proud of the practice and are pleased you have selected us. Our site is organized into several sections with useful information for both existing and prospective patients.
Meningococcal Group B - New Vaccine For Teenagers and Young Adults Now Available – College Students should come during break 11-11-15
Exciting News from Stamford Pediatrics!
We are pleased to announce that Dr. Saima Jafri will be joining our practice on a full time basis starting in November. Some of you may have met Dr. Jafri over the summer and fall as she has been helping us while Dr. Rommeney was away on maternity leave. Dr. Jafri is an experienced pediatrician practicing general pediatrics for more than 12 years. Read more about Dr. Jafri here
Seasonal Flu Vaccine Update – 11/20/15
Patients and families of Stamford Pediatric Associates,
We hope everyone is having a healthy fall season.
Below are dates for additional flu clinics in December in both offices. We have flu vaccine available. We currently do not have flu mist nasal vaccine available. We may or may not receive more flu mist. If we have flu mist when your child arrives for the appointment, we can give it to you.
If your child has a check-up scheduled soon, you do not need to come to a flu clinic. Your child will get the flu vaccine at the check-up appointment.
Clinics will be held on the following dates:
Friday, December 4
Wednesday, December 2
Please call to schedule an appointment.
Book of the Month – Chrysanthemum
Reading Aloud: A Pathway to Talking about Feelings With Young Children
Fall is officially here, and its cooler days and longer nights provide a great opportunity to curl up and read with your pre-schooler. In my work as a parenting consultant, I often encourage parents to read books with their young children as a way to facilitate discussions about difficult feelings their children may have. Direct conversations about their own feelings are sometimes difficult for children, and books can be a useful aid.
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New Mom’s Group
The New Mom’s Support Group is a bi-monthly informal meeting for moms of newborns held every other Wednesday from 1 pm to 2 pm in our Darien office. The goal of this group is to assist in making this exciting but scary and exhausting period in a parent’s life as fulfilling as possible and to serve as a support system. It is a place to share concerns, questions, and experiences.
Click here for more info and dates for the upcoming events.
To all Stamford Pediatric Families,
We hope everyone is enjoying the fall season. We would like to take this opportunity to remind all of our families that we are available to help and serve your needs during the upcoming Thanksgiving holiday. Please see below, for office hours during the upcoming holiday. Also remember that throughout the entire year our doctors are available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week to assist you even if the office is not open. We can provide your family advice and information over the phone as needed.
Thursday, November 26, 2015 there will be a doctor on call to answer any questions or concerns. They will also be able to make arrangements for a doctor to see your child in the office if necessary during the early morning hours. There are no walk-in hours on holidays.
Friday, November 27, 2015 both offices will be open for limited morning hours. There will be walk-in, which is for sick children only from 8:00 a.m. to 9:00 a.m. in both locations. The office will also be open for newborn visits, re-check appointments and any sick children who need to be seen. If your child is sick and you cannot make the walk-in hour, please call our office at 8:30 a.m. to schedule an appointment.
Saturday, November 28, 2015 the Stamford office will be open for sick, emergency visits starting at 8:30 a.m. Please call our office at 8:30 a.m. to schedule an appointment for the morning hours. There are no walk-in hours on Saturdays or Sundays.
Sunday, November 29, 2015 there will be a doctor on call to answer any questions or concerns. They will also be able to make arrangements for a doctor to see your child in the office if necessary during the morning hours. There are no walk-in hours on Saturdays or Sundays
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Patient Centered Medical Home
We are proud to announce that Stamford Pediatric Associates is a Level 3 Patient Centered Medical Home (PCMH), as accredited by the National Committee for Quality Assurance (NCQA). As a NCQA-Recognized medical home we ensure that systems and processes are in place to meet nationally recognized standards for delivering high-quality care. As your medical home, we will work together as a team to meet all your healthcare needs.
Why keep your child in a rear facing car seat until 2 years old? Watch this video and you’ll be convinced!
Safe Sleeping Tips from the AAP – Please click here to download this important flyer.
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