Tag: specialists

Developmental milestones and adjusted age for premature babies

Developmental milestones and adjusted age for premature babies

During the first year of life, a baby grows and learns very quickly. Although babies develop at their own rate, most babies reach developmental milest ...
How to find a specialist for a birth defect or rare disease

How to find a specialist for a birth defect or rare disease

We often receive inquiries from individuals asking for help finding information and resources for their child’s particular birth defect or medical con ...
Your NICU healthcare team

Your NICU healthcare team

At times, it may seem that there is a constant flow of different people caring for your baby in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).  A team of pr ...

Table of Contents for the Delays and Disabilities series

If you are new to this series, or if you want to catch up on posts you may have missed, this is a good way to see all the posts. They are grouped by t ...
Finding pediatric specialists

Finding pediatric specialists

There are many different kinds of doctors who treat babies, children and teens. In last week’s post, I gave brief descriptions of 26 medical specialti ...
What are pediatric specialties?

What are pediatric specialties?

There are many different areas of medicine. If your child has ever been referred to a specialist it is often difficult to know how one differs from an ...
What is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician?

What is a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician?

Is there a difference between a Pediatrician and a Developmental Behavioral Pediatrician? In a simple word - yes. A Pediatrician is a medical docto ...