Are Vaccines Safe for Children?
Vaccinating on schedule, with currently available vaccines, is the right thing to do for all children and young adults. Dr. Sanford L. Swidler of Stamford Health Medical Group Pediatrics discusses.
What Parents Should Know about Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children
The COVID-19 pandemic—and recent reports of Multi-System Inflammatory Syndrome in Children (MIS-C)—raise new questions for parents and caregivers. Stamford Health's pediatric team has the answers in this blog.
Pediatric Center of Stamford Joins Stamford Health Medical Group
The Pediatric Center of Stamford is the first pediatric practice to join Stamford Health Medical Group (SHMG). SHMG is a multi-specialty group of nearly 140 physicians that provides healthcare services to residents of Fairfield County and nearby Westchester County.
How to Choose the Right Pediatrician
You're faced with the big step of finding a pediatrician near you. Dr. Gerald Rakos of Stamford Health addresses how to find a pediatrician.
5 Facts About Gestational Diabetes
Read about our 5 gestational diabetes facts to better understand the risk factors, glucose testing and other things you might need to know.
5 Questions With Dr. Weinberg, Pediatric Surgery
Until recently, access to pediatric specialty care was limited. The leadership of Stamford Health has committed significant resources to upgrading pediatric care.
8 Things all NICU Parents Should Know
You've learned your baby requires some extra care in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit (NICU). Here are some tips to get through this challenging time.
Top 5 Questions About Epidurals Answered
Many moms-to-be feel confusion, guilt and pressure surrounding epidurals. The decision is personal, but here are some answers that may help dispel some myths.
Halloween Safety Tips for Parents
When it comes to Halloween, it pays to lay down some ground rules. Hint: bobbing for apples isn't sanitary.
Preparing Your Child for a Hospital Stay
For children, the anticipation of a hospital stay can cause mixed feelings. Dr. Gerald Rakos of Stamford Health discusses preparing your child for a hospital stay in our blog.