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It happens seemingly overnight…

Type II diabetes gets all the press, mainly because the disease can be preventable and can often go into full remission with lifestyle changes. Type I diabetes, or juvenile diabetes, is a very different story. Scientists still don’t understand what…
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Blurp! Why does my baby spit up?

It’s a common hazard of parenting. You’re ready to leave the house, cleaned up and dressed up, when your baby suddenly spits a blob of drippy, smelly curdled milk all over your shoulder. Yuck. Why does this happen and is…
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Just a cold? Just a sniffle? Or is it RSV?

Autumn brings us crisp apples, fallen leaves, pumpkin carving - and Respiratory syncytial virus (RSV). From late fall through early spring, RSV can gallop through schools, day cares and other places where children and adults gather. As a matter of…
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Get to know Darius Sanders

Alzein Pediatrics loves to share our patients’ stories. Darius Sanders has been our patient since he was a newborn and now he’s a world champion. While he’s always been a champion with us, we hope you enjoy his story.  Glenwood…
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Can you thay thocks?

Your newborn can curl her hand around your finger immediately, but it can take nearly a year to develop the fine motor skills to use a pincer grasp to pick up a Cheerio. Just like these muscles strengthen and refine…
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The flu vaccine is here! Are you?

The 2017-2018 vaccine to protect your child against influenza has arrived in our offices. Your child needs a new flu shot each and every year. The influenza, or flu, viruses are constantly changing, so scientists change the formula each season…
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Do You See What I See?

Your baby enters this big, exciting, colorful world able to actually see very little of it. Just like your infant’s motor skills and verbal skills, vision takes time to develop. Your delivering physician will examine your child’s eyes for any…
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Newborn Hygiene Care

There is so much information out there about your newborn; sleeping, eating, bonding, peeing, pooping and much more. What seems to be lacking, however, is information about what else is contained in your child’s diaper. Parents should be aware of…
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