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At UM Pediatrics at Midtown, our doctors work together with parents to keep kids healthy. One aspect of this team approach to pediatric primary care is that we try to be a resource for parents as they guide their families in healthy living.
And we know healthy living begins at birth. That's why we have a lactation consultant available for appointments, if you need some help with breastfeeding.
We also have created these health resources to answer common questions.
Are those "healthy" snacks that your child loves actually a healthy treat or are they a trick?
Angela Ginn-Meadow, senior diabetes educator and Dr. Mutiat Onigbanjo, assistant professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine and medical director for UM Pediatrics at Midtown, uncover the truth about hidden sugars in your child's everyday snacks.
UM pediatrician Dr. Rebecca Carter explains what asthma is, how to recognize its signs and symptoms and what parents can do to help lessen the disease's impact on their child's health.
Common causes of asthma flares include:
While many kids have trouble paying attention in some settings, children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) experience a range of symptoms that cause difficulty in their everyday lives.
Dr. Spanier, associate professor of pediatrics at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, discusses ADHD in children.