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  • Your Child and the Importance of Vitamin D
    Vitamin D deficiency is incredibly widespread in the US, and not just with adults! In fact, about one in 10 children in the US are deficient in vitamin D and Read more
  • Preventing Pediatric Heat Stroke
    Climate change has certainly caused the temperatures to climb here in the US, especially during the summer. While we know that kids love to play outdoors, when temperatures are high Read more
  • What Is Pediatric Urinary Incontinence or Enuresis?
    While children under 3 years old will not have control over their bladders, older kids that still have issues with bladder control may have something known as urinary incontinence or Read more
  • Keeping Up With Your Child's Immunization Schedule
    We understand that bringing your child in for a shot certainly isn’t fun for anyone, but keeping your child updated on vaccines is one of the most effective ways to Read more
  • FAQs about Children's Nutrition
    When you turn to your pediatrician for nutritional advice or help, they will always take a personalized approach to help your child meet their nutritional goals, whether that’s losing weight, Read more
  • Symptoms Of Your Child's Ear Infection
    Wondering if your child might be dealing with an ear infection? While you will certainly know when you’re dealing with an ear infection; unfortunately kids, particularly newborns and toddlers, can’t tell Read more
  • Bringing Your Child in for Whooping Cough
    Pertussis, more commonly referred to as whooping cough, is a contagious bacterial infection of the lungs. The nickname comes from the “whooping” sound that occurs when a child breathes. While Read more
  • Head Lice And How To Treat It
    You’ve just received a call from the school: someone in your child’s class has head lice. We know that hearing that your child has or might have head lice can Read more
  • Your Child and Chicken Pox
    You just got the call from your child’s school: someone in your kid’s class has chickenpox. This highly contagious virus isn’t usually anything to worry about, but it can certainly Read more
  • Staying on Track of Your Child's Immunization Schedule
    Immunizations protect your child against the dangers of communicable diseases such as measles, chickenpox, influenza, pneumonia and more. At West End Pediatrics, in Alexandria, VA, our pediatricians believe all children Read more
  • Conjunctivitis: What To Know
    Your child won’t stop rubbing their eyes. They say it’s incredibly itchy. When you go to examine it, you notice their eyes are also bloodshot and inflamed. Oh no, it Read more
  • The Importance Of Preventive Care
    What parent doesn’t want to protect their child from getting injured or sick? While it will happen at some point, there are certainly ways that both you and your pediatrician Read more
  • Seeking Help for Your Child's Sports Injuries
    Regular physical activity is so important for your child’s health. If they have decided to start playing on a sports team this can also be a great way for them Read more
  • Treating Your Child's Allergies
    Sneezing. Watery eyes. Stuffy nose. These could just be symptoms of a cold or these could be signs that your child has allergies. If you notice that your child’s symptoms Read more
  • What Happens During a Child Physical Exam?
    Once your child is born it’s amazing just how quickly they grow and develop. It seems like you blink and suddenly they are talking and walking. During these important milestones Read more
  • Why Hearing Screenings Are Important For Your Child
    A hearing screening is the easiest way to determine if your child is suffering from hearing loss. Thanks to a hearing screening, your pediatrician can determine the degree of hearing Read more

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