The COVID-19 Vaccine and Kids: A Pediatrician Weighs In

**By Derrick L. Soong, MD, FAAP** As research on COVID-19 continues, how the virus affects adults is more widely apparent than how it affects kids. Preliminary studies have shown us that children are seemingly not transmitting the virus as easily … [Read more...]

Q&A with a Family Doctor: Tips for a Happy, Healthy, Safe Birth

There are lots of articles out there about birthing styles, the best ways to give birth and how to prepare for birth. However, despite what they might tell you, it turns out there is not one “right” way to give birth. We sat down with Dr. Juliana … [Read more...]

Helping Your Child Wear a Mask During COVID-19

**By Rebecca Partridge, MD** If you are a parent of a young child during the pandemic, you know firsthand how hard it can be to explain what is going on and why your child must wear a face covering when in public places or around people outside of … [Read more...]

Well-Child Checks Help Keep Kids Healthy Throughout Their Lives

**By David J. Schneider, MD** Mercer Island resident Susan George is Mom to a 6-year-old stepson. But when she and her husband became parents to newborn son Kaden, Susan admits she found it a learning experience. After being referred by a friend to … [Read more...]