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Back to School and Staying Healthy!

It’s that time again…time to say “Good-bye” to summer and “Hello” to school starting. Some of us jump for joy, others cringe. School is many things - a place where kids learn and grow cognitively, develop social skills, and become independent individuals. However, it can also be a place where they pick up germs and illnesses and bring them home to... Continue Reading »

Summer Pool Safety

Did you know…?  May is National Water Safety Month.  For many of us, it marks the start of prime pool season. Pools are meant to be enjoyed, so let’s keep the pool a fun and safe place by taking some easy steps. Always have an adult present when children are in the pool. This goes for ALL age groups!  Drowning... Continue Reading »

Patient Portal!

Do you appreciate direct communication with your provider? [caption id="attachment_380" align="alignright" width="160"] Williamsville Pediatric Center Patient Portal[/caption] How about the the ability to ask questions in-between visits and conveniently requesting medication and referrals online? Set up your patient portal!     If you have not received your activation code from the office, call our staff at 716-631-3510. Learn more by watching... Continue Reading »

ADHD Parent Support Group

Williamsville Pediatrics is proud to announce the creation of our ADHD Parent Support Group Join other parents in the journey of parenting a child with ADHD.   Get information from expert speakers, spend time with other parents for support, information and connection. Meetings will be held at Williamsville Pediatrics, 2733 Wehrle Drive, Suite 100, Williamsville, NY. Third Monday of each month Time: 6pm-7pm All sessions are... Continue Reading »

Forced Family Fun!

In today’s society, we often find ourselves becoming more and more separated from our own family members in our own homes.  Our children are spending more time on electronic devices, often alone to entertain themselves.  As early as 2-3 years of age, children have their own tablets and can even navigate their parent’s phones and devices without help.  Our teenagers... Continue Reading »

FDA Warns Against Amber Teething Necklaces

Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration alerted parents, caregivers and health care providers to the safety risks that jewelry used for relieving teething pain pose for children. The agency warned that they should not be used to relieve teething pain in children or to provide sensory stimulation to persons with special needs, such as autism or attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). The FDA... Continue Reading »

5 Parenting Goals to Start the New Year

Making your family better, stronger, more harmonious in 2019 may not require a complete overhaul, but rather a few strategic tweaks. Instead of making the same-old lofty NYE resolutions to hit the gym and eat healthier, here are five concrete and tangible parenting goals to set for the year ahead. Keep kids riding rear-facing as long as possible, up to the limits of their car... Continue Reading »

Summer Tips 2018

Summer is on its way- FINALLY! And here are some great summer health tips… Avoid extreme heat High temperatures can be extremely dangerous, especially for the very young and the elderly. Stay out of the direct sun and seek shade when possible Schedule outdoor summer activities in the early morning or late afternoon Drink plenty of fluids Wear light colored clothing Wear... Continue Reading »

Walk-In Sick Visits!

Starting June 1st, Williamsville Pediatrics will be altering our walk in hour schedule.    The walk-in hours will be as follows:     Monday      5pm-6:30pm Sat               8am-11am These times are meant for new, acute complaints such as cough, sore throat, ear ache, or rash. If your child has a chronic or complicated issue, you may be asked to... Continue Reading »