News & Events

Williamsville Peds Nurse Practitioner Recognized

Congratulations to Kelly Naab, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner at Williamsville Pediatric Center for being recognized as one of "Buffalo Business First's Health Care Champions"! Here are some of the highlights... KELLY NAAB Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Williamsville Pediatrics Here for: 5 years Born in: Buffalo Lives in: Clarence College: B.S., University at Buffalo; M.S., University at Buffalo Spouse: Timothy Children: Cooper, Ryder Awards/achievements: In 2011, I became an Internationally... Continue Reading »

Breast-Feeding Friendly Practice Designation

The Erie County Department of Health (ECDOH) hosted a press event and awards ceremony on Wednesday, February 11, 2015, to recognize the outstanding achievements of the “Breastfeeding Friendly” Erie County initiative. This initiative focused on increasing the number of mothers who are breastfeeding exclusively from hospital discharge through the first three months after birth among low income women participating in... Continue Reading »

Flu Vaccines 2014-2015

Due to production delays, delivery of the flu vaccine has been delayed nationwide. We are currently scheduling appointments for the following: Private insurances - nasal flu vaccine and injectable flu vaccine for all ages Medicaid/Vaccine-For-Children insurances - nasal flu vaccine and injectable flu vaccine for all ages Call today for an appointment (631-3510).   As per New York State law and insurance regulations, we can... Continue Reading »

Children Face the Highest Health Risk from Cell Phones

Roxanne Nelson, August 13, 2014 The potential harm from microwave radiation (MWR) emitted by wireless devices, particularly for children and unborn babies, is the highlight of a new review. Although the data are conflicting, associations between MWR and cancer have been observed. The review, by L. Lloyd Morgan, senior science fellow at Environmental Health Trust, and colleagues, was published online July 15 in the Journal of Microscopy... Continue Reading »

New Web Site for Williamsville Pediatrics!

Welcome to our new and updated website!   Feel free to look around.   There are lots of sources of information for parents through our "Is Your [caption id="attachment_79" align="alignright" width="150"] New Web site for Williamsville Pediatrics![/caption] Child Sick?" feature.   This contains info on symptoms, diagnoses, and medications.    You will notice multiple options to communicate with our office, whether for appointment requests, referral requests,... Continue Reading »

Nutrition

Today, about one in three American kids and teens is overweight or obese, nearly triple the rate in 1963. Among children today, obesity is causing a broad range of health problems that previously weren’t seen until adulthood. These include high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes and elevated blood cholesterol levels. There are also psychological effects: Obese children are more prone... Continue Reading »

Breastfeeding

Lactation Consulting Services Williamsville Pediatric Center offers lactation  support in our office for the price of your co-pay.   We will typically attempt to make your child’s first appointment with one of our nurse practitioners in order to provide this service.    We currently have 5 IBCLC certified lactation consultants on staff to assist breastfeeding Mom's.   Call now for your appointment! Should I breastfeed my... Continue Reading »

What is the Flu?

What is the flu? The influenza (flu) virus causes serious illness that may result in hospitalization or death. It mostly affects the breathing system, but may also affect the whole body. The flu season usually starts in the fall and ends in the spring. People can get the flu many times in their lives. Flu viruses are always changing over time and... Continue Reading »