Important Information Regarding Office Safety and NEW FAST TRACK Well Child Visits How is Stamford Pediatrics keeping patients safe during COVID19? This has been a stressful time for everyone, particularly because information on the virus is changing every day. The doctors at Stamford Pediatrics are reviewing recommendations by the CDC, The American Academy of Pediatrics,…

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From all of our doctors and staff at Stamford Pediatric Associates we would first like to thank you for your ongoing patience and understanding during a difficult and unprecedented time.  We understand that many of you will have questions in the coming weeks and the advice we give may continue to change on a daily basis…

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Children so far have been minimally affected by Coronavirus, but they may serve as carriers of the illness to others (this includes influenza as well).  Coronavirus is a flu like illness which in a minority of cases causes severe respiratory compromise. As there is currently no treatment for Coronavirus, and testing is highly limited thru the state,…

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It’s never too soon to teach kids to be culturally competent — to learn about, respect and accept people whose culture is different from their own. Children as young as 2 start to become aware of differences among people — starting with gender — and to be sensitive to attitudes held by those around them.…

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For young athletes, focusing on only one sport at an early age ups their odds for injury, a new study warns. Sixty million kids play organized sports. By age 14, a growing number of them specialize in one sport with the goal of a college scholarship or professional career. Researchers analyzed surveys completed by 202…

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Kids can start becoming couch potatoes as early as age 7, a new study reveals. A review of 27 studies published between 2004 and 2018 in different countries found high rates of decreasing physical activity among children and teens. Read More

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All models of Rock ’n Play Sleepers by Fisher-Price are being recalled after reports of infant fatalities occurring while using the product. More than 30 infant fatalities have been reported since the product was introduced in 2009, “after the infants rolled over while unrestrained, or under other circumstances,” according to the Consumer Product Safety Commission.…

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