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December 21, 2021
Plus three recipes you can share with all the people giving you advice.
October 23, 2020
Young adults face numerous life changes and challenges as they prepare for adulthood (or “adulting” as they’d say). Learning how to cook and clean, do the laundry, get an oil change or run an errand at the store, adolescents pick up a significant amount of skills at this age, but one bit of education that
September 28, 2020
Parents have been asking what it takes to ensure they do a good job parenting their children - especially during the COVID-19 pandemic. Lewis First, MD, Chief of Pediatrics at The University of Vermont Children's Hospital, provides advices on how to build resiliency in your child.
April 16, 2020
Dealing with COVID-19 on an ongoing basis can be stressful and a high-stress environment has been associated with an increased risk of domestic violence and child abuse. Here are some tips to make your home as stress-free as possible for you and your children.
March 4, 2020
Lewis First, MD provides advice to parents on the best practices for disciplining their young children and teaching them right from wrong.
February 19, 2020
Lewis First, MD sheds some “lights, camera, and action” on how to determine when your toddler or preschooler is ready to go to the movies and how to prepare them in advance.
January 3, 2020
Innovative communication workshops enhance pediatric care and family experience to ensure patients and families feel seen and heard.
September 13, 2019
From a young age, our daughter told us in different ways that she was going to need something special to grow into the person she was destined to be. It took time for us all to develop the language we needed to understand that journey. Read Timna's story.
July 10, 2019
Parents of new infants often worry about when is the right time to take their newborn baby out into public places. Lewis First, MD goes public on this one and provides some information on the topic.
June 19, 2019
Lewis First, MD provides parents with advice on the best time to transition their teen from a pediatrician to an adult physician, along with tips for making it a smooth transition.
June 12, 2019
Why is my child sneezing so much? Is it good or bad? Lewis First, MD says there is nothing to sneeze at when it comes to having a better understanding of why your child sneezes.
May 22, 2019
Parents have been driving up to me with questions about new recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics regarding car seats. One question I get asked is, just how long should a child be placed rear-facing? 3 Types of Car Seats There are three basic types of car seats, rear-facing, convertible, and booster seats. Choosing
May 1, 2019
National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day Parents of infants, toddlers, and preschoolers have been eager to ask me questions about the benefits of child care. May 10 is National Child Care Provider Appreciation Day, so I’ll provide information on the benefits of high-quality child care. The American Academy of Pediatrics recently came out with a
April 24, 2019
April is national Child Abuse Prevention Month. Lewis First, MD takes this opportunity to share information on the signs of child abuse and what your role is in reporting suspected child abuse.
April 17, 2019
With the legalization of marijuana for medical and recreational use in Vermont and other states, I thought this week I would smoke out some concerns about its use in pregnant mothers, and mothers who breastfeed. Recently the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) issued a clinical report on the implications for infants and children of marijuana