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Breastfeeding Consultations

Breastfeeding Consultations

We’re excited to announce Catherine Micinilio, APRN, IBCLC has joined the medical team at Pediatric Healthcare Associates. Catherine has been teaching our Prenatal Breastfeeding classes for the past 5 years and now is available for Breastfeeding Consultations in our Fairfield … Continue reading

Whooping Cough

We have received a number of phone calls recently regarding Pertussis.  Here is some useful information about it from the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Click here

AAP Family Media Plan

The American Academy of Pediatrics recently released a new tool to help create a Family Media Plan.  We suggest sitting down with the whole family to create the plan together.  The tool is simple to use and takes into account … Continue reading

Stomach Bug

Does your child have the stomach bug?  If so you need to read this article from the American Academy of Pediatrics.  Click here to read Surviving the Stomach Bug: Truths and Tips for Parents.

Care Packages for the Troops

Care Packages for the Troops

We can’t thank you enough for the enormous amount of supplies and cards you generously donated for our troops this holiday season.  Carol Weinshel was speechless when she saw the amount of donations collected.  We filled her SUV 2 times … Continue reading

Welcome Melissa Sestito, L.M.F.T.

Welcome Melissa Sestito, L.M.F.T.

Melissa Sestito, L.M.F.T. has joined the medical staff at Pediatric Healthcare Associates.  Melissa is a licensed marriage and family therapist who graduated from Fairfield University with an M.A. in Marriage and Family Therapy and the University of Delaware with a … Continue reading

Flu Season 2016-2017

Flu season is upon us once again! We recommend that all patients 6 months and older receive the annual flu vaccine. The nasal influenza FLUMIST vaccine is not recommended by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), the Advisory Committee on … Continue reading

School Supply Drive

School Supply Drive

Here are a few pictures from our enormously successful Back-to-School Supply Drive.  We filled over 60 backpacks with school supplies AND were also able to donate boxes of supplies to After School programs in our community.  Thank you so much … Continue reading

Welcome Dr. Maggie Kissel

Dr. Maggie Kissel has joined the medical staff of Pediatric Healthcare Associates.  Dr. Kissel obtained her medical degree from New York University School of Medicine in New York, NY.  She completed her Pediatric Residency at Yale-New Haven Hospital in New … Continue reading

Choosing a Pediatrician

Are you or someone you know looking for a pediatrician?  This article featuring Dr. Robert Chessin is a helpful guide on how and when to start your search.  Please click here to read the article.