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Winter Illness Part 2

Winter Illness Part 2

Along with holiday cheer, snow and cold weather comes Influenza (flu) and Respiratory Syncytial Virus (RSV), two common winter illnesses that can be very serious for children. Below is Part II of my primer on winter illnesses. Influenza (flu):   This illness presents with the sudden onset of fever (often with chills),

Newborns Part II

Newborns Part II

Here are items 6 – 10 of the top 10 concerns at the newborn visit. Please see part one of this blog post for items 1-5.  6.       Sleeping:  Sleep is a topic that parents and pediatricians talk about for 18+ years but with regard to newborns,

Free Family Fitness Bootcamp

Free Family Fitness Bootcamp

Please join our dietitian Jennifer Littau for a Facebook Live event on September 26th at 8 PM. Jennifer will be sharing details of an upcoming Free Family Fitness Bootcamp, scheduled for October 24th at 7 PM in the Lorton office. This will be a fun-filled spooky evening as we invite parents and children ages 6-12 to wear their costumes and enjoy learning new,

Newborns Part I

Newborns Part I

I completed my pediatric residency in July 2000 and found out I was pregnant with my first daughter shortly thereafter.  One of the pediatricians I worked with at that time said, “You know the final step in becoming a good pediatrician is having a child”.  

September news

September news

ALL Pediatrics is sad to announce that our beloved Dr. Shanti Chang, RN, FNP, Doctor of Nursing Practice, is resigning from ALL Pediatrics, effective September 15th.  We are sad to see Shanti go, but are proud that she will be taking her skills onward to George Mason University where she will be teaching nurse practitioner students and helping to manage a clinic for underserved children.