October 11, 2021

DOES MY KID NEED A COVID TEST (AND IF SO, WHAT KIND?)

One of our most common phone calls at night and over the weekend is: DOES MY KID NEED A COVID TEST? Usually the call is triggered by a fever, cold symptoms, diarrhea, vomiting, or a COVID

September 19, 2021

Automobile Safety: Car Seat & Air Bags – The Facts

Unfortunately, car accidents are a leading cause of injury and death in children each year. One of the most important ways to protect your children in a car is by properly buckling them into an appropriate

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