Category: From the Doctor

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Information on Food Dyes – Is it Black and White?

By Guest blogger, Michael Lee Coates, M.D., Chair, Family and Community Medicine Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital If the available...

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Wishing You and Your Children a Happy and Safe New Year

By Shayne Bates, M.D. FAAP, Pediatrician, Wake Forest Baptist Health – Brenner Children’s Hospital Pediatrics – Westgate The new year is just days away,and with it...

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When Your Son Looks in the Mirror, Does He Like What He Sees?

By Takashi Hirata, M.D., Medical Associates of Davie at Hillsdale and Forsyth Medical Center When someone says “body image,” most of us probably think of a...

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Coping with Childhood Anxiety

By Kurt L. Klinepeter, M.D. Pediatric Behavioral Medicine Specialist With school starting and other changes happening this time of year, we thought this blog would be...

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An Everlasting Day

By  W.M. Satterwhite, III Happy Fathers’ Day! We hope that all of our readers are enjoying this day with the dads in their lives. Since today is all about dads, we...

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Finding Answers about ADHD

By Elizabeth C. Allen, MD Behavioral Pediatric Specialist Does my child have ADHD? How is it treated? And what can I do to help my child do his/her best? These are...

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Breastfeeding: One of the most important decisions a new mom makes

By Cherrie Welch, M.D., M.P.H. Neonatologist and Pediatrician at Brenner Children’s Hospital One of a mother’s first decisions is “Should I breastfeed my...

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Developmental “Red Flags”

By Dr. Kurt Klinepeter, Brenner Children’s Hospital Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrician Many parents worry at some point whether their child is developing...

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Q & A with Kaley Orthodontics

By Mark H. Kaley, DDS, Kaley Orthodontics When I talk to parents both in and out of our office, three topics come up over and over again: thumb sucking, tooth spacing,...

Preparing Your Child for Surgery

By Dr. John Petty, Pediatric Surgeon for Brenner Children’s Hospital Surgery! Parents react to the news that their child will need an operation with a wide range of...