Syeda Amna Husain

Burping 101

Burping a newborn can seem daunting especially if you’re worried about spit ups, the best way to hold baby, when to burp… The list goes on! Below you will find my thoughts on some of the most asked questions on burping. What is the best way to burp a baby? There is no one method […]

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Thoughts on Gentle Parenting

Parenting today is, in my opinion, more difficult than when our parents cared for us. The digital age has complicated our lives and with access to more knowledge, we also wonder if we’re doing enough, or doing too much when it comes to parenting. A concept that has gained alot of traction in media and

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This Pediatrician Explains What We Currently Know about the Novel Coronavirus

The 2019 n-CoV, or CoViD-2019, has been all over the news recently.  Yet, there’s so much about this virus that we don’t know- like how infectious or transmissible it is, the total number of infected people (including asymptomatic patients) and as a result, the mortality rate. There are currently 60 confirmed cases of n-CoV in

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Sports, COVID, and Your Child

School is in session but what about extracurricular activities? Sports are an integral part of many children’s day. How do we weigh the risks associated with playing a sport? Guiding principles judge risk by how many people a child or coach interacts with, the closer the physical interaction, the more sharing of equipment there is

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Pediatric Rashes

May is National Skin Cancer Awareness Month. Melanoma, the most serious skin cancer, is rare in children. Between 300 and 400 cases are diagnosed in the United States each year. Because it is so rare, many childhood melanomas are found in the later stages when treatment becomes more involved. Melanoma can look different in children. The “ABCDE’s”

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