Greenwood Pediatrics Blog

10/12/2017 12:20:49 PM | 0 comments
If you have been coming to our practice long enough, there’s little doubt that we’ve discussed the concept of time-outs in person.  Not necessarily because there was a significant behavioral problem, but simply because contrary behavior is part of your child’s normal development beginning in the second year of life.  As parents, using time-out properly as one of our tools can make these behaviors much easier to deal with and allow your child to progress developmentally.  The key is proper use.  Let’s talk about it.


8/21/2017 2:25:56 PM | 0 comments
Congratulations!  You have a new baby in your life, and so many wonderful experiences are ahead of you. Some experiences, like breastfeeding, may be a little challenging, but there are a few things I can share to make the learning curve for both you, and your little one, a little easier and a whole lot better.


8/8/2017 9:26:48 AM | 0 comments
Recently, the media reported several stories that may bring this question to the forefront for you, your teens and their friends. Three students committed suicide recently in the Denver Metro area. A 21-year-old Massachusetts woman was convicted of involuntary manslaughter for goading her apparent boyfriend to commit suicide in 2014....


7/19/2017 11:45:29 AM | 0 comments
To immunize your child or not isn’t the question. Rather, it’s more a question of what vaccines to give and when. Vaccinations are necessary for the simple reason that they work to protect our children against a host of deadly diseases we rarely encounter in the developed world.


7/6/2017 3:35:34 PM | 0 comments
Sometimes it’s difficult to remember that you’re the adult when your toddler has a temper tantrum.  We get frustrated ourselves, we worry what other people think if we’re in a public place.  Take a deep breath...


6/22/2017 2:52:59 PM | 0 comments
Fleas, gnats, black flies and mosquito bites galore, oh my.  Given the fact we have more insects on the planet than anything else, it’s not surprising that we clash from time to time. Read more...


1/17/2017 11:38:35 AM | 0 comments
Choosing a pediatrician is an important decision for any family. Every parent hopes to find a doctor that can get to know their child well and follow them as they grow up. But how do you choose one? You can’t rely on reviews or word of mouth alone. Here are five C’s that you should look for...


10/27/2016 9:51:09 PM | 0 comments
Click on the Title above to learn why the Baby popcorn bucket and other last-minute DIY Halloween costumes for kids are dangerous for your baby. 


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