Pediatrics

Pediatrics is the branch of medicine that involves the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents. and the age limit usually ranges from birth up to 18 years of age

Tonsillitis: Should My Child Have a Tonsillectomy?

Guides through decision to have your child have a tonsillectomy for tonsillitis. Includes common reasons to have a tonsillectomy. Describes how this surgery is done. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Umbilical Hernia: Should My Child Have Surgery?

Guides through decision to have your child have surgery for an umbilical hernia. Describes symptoms of an umbilical hernia and when they normally occur. Covers benefits and risks. Includes an interactive tool to help you make your decision.

Your Child’s First Vaccines: What You Need to Know

Your child will get these vaccines today:The vaccines covered on this statement are those most likely to be given during the same visits during infancy and early childhood. Other vaccines (including measles, mumps, and rubella; varicella; rotavirus; influenza; and hepatitis A) are also routinely recommended during the…