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Managing Asthma in Children

If your child suffers from asthma in the Alexandria, VA, area, you need an experienced doctor on your side. That’s why Dr. Lisa Rainey and Dr. Perdita Taylor-Zapata work closely Read More

Why Are School and Sports Physicals Important?

School and sports physicals ensure kids are ready to conquer the challenges of school and sports. It's like a doctor's appointment where they evaluate your child's overall health and fitness Read More

What Diseases Do Pediatricians Treat?

A pediatrician specializes in providing healthcare to infants, children, and adolescents. Our Alexandria, VA, pediatricians diagnose and treat many illnesses and medical conditions, including routine check-ups, vaccinations, and developmental assessments. Read More

What Are the Symptoms of ADHD in a Child?

ADHD, or attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, is a complex yet common neurodevelopmental disorder, the signs of which typically begin to manifest in childhood. It can affect your child's school and Read More

Promoting Healthy Eating Habits in Children

You want your child to be healthy, and one of the cornerstones of good health is nutrition. If your child is a picky eater, likes to eat junk food, or Read More

The Benefits of Regular Well-Child Visits

Regular well-child visits can help protect your child from serious illnesses, diseases, and injuries by identifying potential problems early. The early identification of medical issues allows you and your child Read More

Managing Asthma in Children: Tips and Techniques

Asthma is a common problem in children, and its effects can be serious. When your child has difficulty breathing, it’s scary for your child and for you. Your pediatrician can Read More

The Role of Nutrition in Promoting Healthy Development in Children

Good nutrition is important for everyone, especially children. Your child isn’t through growing and developing. Your child’s body needs help from the nutrients and vitamins contained in foods. Good nutrition plays Read More

Sick Child Diagnosis and Treatment

When your child is sick, you need the expertise and compassion of a pediatrician. Your pediatrician knows how to treat childhood illnesses and injuries and can help your child feel Read More

The Importance of Children’s Mental Health

Adults aren’t the only people that need mental health services. Children can suffer mental health issues like depression, anxiety, and other conditions, just like adults. If your child suffers from Read More

What Should I Do for My Child’s Fever?

When your child is sick, it can be difficult to know what to do. When your child has a fever, it can be especially scary, because a fever may indicate Read More

Behavioral Health and Your Child

Children exhibit all kinds of interesting behaviors. Many of these behaviors are normal boundary testing, showing independence, and other healthy milestones you want to see. Children can also exhibit behaviors you Read More

Helping Your Child Live Well With Asthma

Need help controlling your child’s asthma symptoms? Your pediatrician can help. We know that seeing your child cough, wheeze and have trouble taking a full breath can be more than a Read More

Does My Child Have a UTI?

When bacteria enter the bladder or the kidneys this can result in a urinary tract infection. Unfortunately, UTIs are quite common in infants and kids, so it’s important to recognize Read More

Know the Warning Signs of Prediabetes

Diabetes is on the rise, and not just in adults. More and more children in the US are being diagnosed with type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes used to be Read More

Your Baby and Cradle Cap

Noticing rough, scaly patches of skin on your newborn’s scalp? If so, this is a sign of cradle cap. This condition (also known as infantile seborrheic dermatitis) is fairly common Read More

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