Blog Archive

Is Your Child Reaching these Milestones? Sep 18th, 2020

Becoming a parent gives you a front row seat to the amazing progress a child makes from birth to adulthood. Right from the start of life, learning and growth seem to happen at an astonishing pace.  Sometimes, though, it’s hard to have a clear picture of your child’s overall development,...

Pediatrics and COVID-19: What You Should Know Aug 12th, 2020

One of the frustrations of the 2019 coronavirus pandemic is the lack of an effective medical playbook, a common issue any time a new illness emerges. The good news for everyone is that children don’t seem to contract serious versions of COVID-19, the disease caused by the virus. Medical professionals...

Infant Colic: Managing Parental Stress and Your Baby’s Discomfort Apr 8th, 2020

There’s a three month period that many parents come to dread — their baby’s period of infant colic. Defined as excessive crying and fussiness for no apparent reason, colic bypasses some babies while bearing down heavily on others. It’s a temporary phase, but it can be a distressing one, particularly for...

Keeping our Children Safe During Coronavirus Mar 15th, 2020

Here at Katy Pediatric Associates, we are dedicated to keeping your children safe during this challenging time. We are separating well and sick visits in both space and time of day. We are also increasing our already frequent cleaning schedule for the waiting area and patient rooms.  We ask that...

Does My Child Have ADHD? Mar 9th, 2020

As parents, you want the best for your children, so watching for early signs of behavioral problems such as attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) is naturally a concern. The Centers for Disease Prevention and Control estimates over 6 million American children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and the difficulty of...

Dealing with Eczema Flare-Ups Feb 6th, 2020

Eczema isn’t a single condition but rather a collection of similar skin problems. However, of the seven common types of eczema, the name is most closely associated with atopic dermatitis, stemming from an immune system disorder. While it can affect people of any age, it’s most prevalent in children, with...

Common Symptoms of Influenza Jan 1st, 2020

Anyone can get the flu, even children. But do you know what to look for to tell whether your child has the flu? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recommends that children 6 months and older get the flu vaccine. But even with the vaccine, children can still come...