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  • Infant & Baby Circumcision
    Once your baby is born, there are many decisions that you’ll have to make. You obviously want to be well informed so that you can make the best choices that Read more
  • Can You Benefit From Having a Pediatrician Before Your Baby Is Born?
    You may not realize that a pediatrician can do more than just help you care for your child after they are born. It’s important you find a pediatrician before your Read more
  • What to Expect When Expecting During The Coronavirus
    For many people, pregnancy, and being the parent of a newborn, already causes a lot of anxiety. It is only natural to worry about the health of the pregnancy, how Read more
  • Protecting Our Patients During The Coronavirus Outbreak
    The Pediatric Specialists Medical Group   We pray that you are all doing well through this difficult time. Pinellas County has issued a Safer at Home order meaning everyone should stay home Read more
  • Covid 19 Pandemic
    Things seem to be getting a little crazy with this Coronavirus pandemic.  People are not getting accurate or consistent information and are starting to get confused and scared.  A few Read more
  • Eczema
    Hello, Dr. Hernandez here.   Many children have atopic dermatitis (AD) also known as eczema. I thought today I would I share some of our latest understanding and knowledge of AD.   AD affects Read more
  • Starting Solids-Baby Led Weaning
    Thinking of starting your baby on solids? Try Baby Led Weaning.   Baby led weaning is a method of introducing baby food which relies of your baby’s natural cues and interests. It Read more
  • The facts about spanking
    Hello Parents!   My blog today discusses a recent study that assessed the effects spanking. Now I know this blog will be considered controversial by some, and the study I am going Read more
  • Flu-what you need to know.
    Flu season has hit our area in full force.  How do you know if someone in your family has gotten the Flu?  IF they suddenly develop fever, especially with chills, headache, Read more
  • What is the Flu and Does My Child Have It?
    Flu season has hit our area in full force.  How do you know if someone in your family has gotten the Flu?  IF they suddenly develop fever, especially with chills, Read more
  • Antibiotic Overuse
    THE FACTS. Did you know that antibiotics are the most common cause of adverse drug reactions in children?   As much as 30% of all antibiotics prescribed in outpatient settings are unnecessary. Most Read more
  • SIDS-New Guidelines from the AAP
    New AAP SIDS (sudden infant death syndrome) prevention guidelines.                                     The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recently released a report indicating that studies have shown, that sleeping in the Read more
  • Zika-How to protect yourself
    Best Insect Repellents to Protect Against Zika Virus    Zika infection is transmitted by the Aedes mosquito. Prevention plays a crucial role in deterring its spread as there is currently no available Read more
  • Why We All Hate Viruses
    As a pediatrician, I hate viruses. I hate them even though they are one of the most relevant reasons my job, as a pediatrician, exists. Here's the main reason I Read more
  • Zika Virus Update
                                          As of this writing there have been 263 confirmed cases of Zika virus in Florida since January. As the number Read more
  • The Nature Deficit
    Did you know that some Pediatricians are writing prescriptions for their patients to be taken to a park or other green space for an hour a day? This has shown to Read more

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