July 7, 2021

Lyme Disease – What You Need to Know

  As the weather heats up and kids spend more time playing outside, ticks become a bigger threat. Although Lyme Disease can be contracted throughout the year, cases spike between the months of June and October. With

July 7, 2021

Understanding and Treating Concussions

  In order to understand how to identify and treat a concussion it is important to understand what a concussion is. A concussion is a type of traumatic brain injury (TBI), generally caused by a sudden

May 11, 2021

Diversity & Inclusion Book List

Grades K – 2   Immigration Mama’s Nightingale Mango Abuela & Me Coming to America The Keeping Quilt Going Home Primer dia en las uvas El camino de Amelia Pancho rabbit and the coyote My Name

April 25, 2021

When to start Potty training your child

  Potty training is an extremely important development in your child’s (and your own) life. We’re here to provide you with the information you need to help your child take this big step.  At what

March 2, 2021

Infant Solid Food Introduction

  Most of you love food and eating, and hopefully you can pass this onto your little one. Many parents find starting solids overwhelming or stressful at first, we are hoping this information helps to make

February 7, 2021

Some Exciting Updates from MVP!

Some big news from Manhattan Valley Pediatrics… Now Offering Rapid Antigen Testing! This testing is covered by insurance for all kids. For parents it is $75 out of pocket, or $100 if they want both

December 30, 2020

Everything you need to know about the COVID Vaccine…

As we celebrate the FDA approving two COVID-19 vaccines recently, many questions have arisen. Here are some thoughts from the MVP team. If you have any other questions, please reach out to your pediatrician. – What

December 30, 2020

Grow with Us: The Newborn

In this video, Dr. Grant and Dr. Hoffman give you the rundown on everything a new parent needs to know in the first two weeks of their Newborn’s life

December 4, 2020

Alcohol and Breastfeeding

Alcohol and Breastfeeding   You have been abstaining from alcohol for a full nine months and have finally delivered your precious newborn… is a celebratory glass of champagne ok? Or will it get your little one

December 2, 2020

Weed and Breastfeeding

Using Marijuana and Breastfeeding. Let’s talk about it.   Now that recreational marijuana is legal in many states, (besides New York…) parental marijuana use has become a less taboo topic during routine visits. More and