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Telltale Symptoms of Asthma

The incidence of asthma is growing across all demographics, and it’s a condition that often emerges in childhood. Though asthma isn’t curable, some children outgrow the condition. Here’s what to watch for in your child.

May 5th, 2021
What's Included in Newborn Care?

All parents want their children to start off well, a priority shared by everyone from delivery room staff to your pediatrician. Newborn care exams occur within the first week of your child’s life to assure a healthy entrance into the world.

Apr 5th, 2021
Is Your Child Up-to-Date on Their Immunizations?

Since early 2020, the world’s focus has been pointed toward one particular vaccine, both its development and roll-out. With shelter-in-place orders and lockdowns, many routine events have been put on hold. Your child’s immunizations shouldn’t be.

Mar 5th, 2021
Colicky Newborn? There Are Solutions

If you’re frustrated by your baby’s colic, you’re not alone. Doctors have no idea what, exactly, causes it in some children and not others. There are, however, things you can try that tend to relieve this stressful but otherwise harmless condition.

Feb 8th, 2021
Why Children Are More at Risk for Ear Infections

If it seems your child just got over an ear infection when another crops up, it may not be your imagination. It’s usually a case of youthful anatomy combined with a developing immune system.

Jan 6th, 2021
Tips for Keeping Your Infant Happy over the Holidays

When your entire life consists of new sights, sounds, and experiences, the holiday season can easily become overstimulating. Consider the effects of this joyous disorder on your infant child to help ease them through the holidays.

Dec 1st, 2020
The Ins and Outs of Asthma

Asthma affects over 5 million American children. A respiratory condition that complicates breathing, asthma can interfere with school, work, home life, and sleep. Over time, breathing passages can permanently narrow, making routine illnesses dangerous.

Nov 22nd, 2020
3 Treatment Options for Constipation in Children

Constipation might not be the first condition you think of as a childhood affliction, but it’s a common problem, sometimes for different reasons than those affecting adults. Fortunately, it’s usually a temporary situation for most children.

Oct 14th, 2020
Is Your Child Reaching these Milestones?

Though every child is different, there are a series of developmental stepping stones along the pathway to adulthood. Your pediatrician uses well visits and checkups to ensure your child reaches these milestones in a timely fashion.

Sep 18th, 2020
Pediatrics and COVID-19: What You Should Know

While children seem largely spared from serious consequences from COVID-19, there’s still much that’s not known about the disease. Play it safe with your children to help them stay healthy while preventing transmission of the novel coronavirus.

Aug 12th, 2020
Keeping our Children Safe During Coronavirus

Here at Katy Pediatric Associates, we are dedicated to keeping your children safe during this challenging time. Learn about what we are doing to keep kids healthy, and resources to help you do so as well.

Mar 15th, 2020
Does My Child Have ADHD?

The symptoms of ADHD often appear as ordinary childhood behaviors blown up larger than life size. Patterns may take years to emerge and even longer to recognize. It’s sometimes difficult for even experienced clinicians to diagnose ADHD, but early diagnosis

Mar 9th, 2020
Dealing with Eczema Flare-Ups

It’s common for children to develop one of several skin conditions collectively called eczema, and equally common for them to outgrow the issue during their teen years. While it’s active though, dealing with eczema flare-ups is an ongoing battle.

Feb 6th, 2020
Common Symptoms of Influenza

If your child gets sick, you need to know if it’s the flu. Read on to learn the common symptoms of the flu and how you can help your child battle the illness if they get it.

Jan 1st, 2020