January 2014

Monthly Archives

  • HPV vaccines and failure to communicate


    My second favorite** part of being a pediatrician is talking with parents about the best ways to keep their kids safe. I spend a lot of time discussing safe sleep habits, or how long to keep their child rear-facing in their car seat (at least two!), or wearing helmets when they are riding bikes and skateboards, […]

  • The Grandma I Wish I Knew


    From what I’ve been told, my maternal grandmother was a vivacious woman, full of life. I have been told many stories about her, but never met her in person. I never knew her because she died young, taken from my mom far too early. My grandmother passed away when I was two years old. My older siblings […]