Author | Mary Beth Nierengarten, MA

Articles

Why high-quality pre-K programs matter

April 17, 2020

Prekindergarten (pre-K) is a key way to prepare children for school and the benefits of a high-quality program can have long-term benefits.

Choosing specialty formula

March 26, 2020

When a child cannot tolerate cow's milk, the choice of formula should be informed by the condition that precludes the child from consuming cow's milk or breast milk. Here are 4 specialty formula types.

13 ways to involve fathers in pediatric care

February 28, 2020

Although fathers are becoming more involved in the lives of their children and a more common sight in the pediatric office, they are infrequently the focus of care or discussions. Here are 13 ways to be more inclusive and improve paternal bonds.

13 indications for a medically prescribed diet

February 21, 2020

A balanced diet is the cornerstone of lifelong physical and mental health. However, some children may have conditions that require a medically prescribed diet. Here’s a look at the medical indications and potential complications for some of them.