Monthly Archives: April 2014

Everything Soon-to-be Moms Should Know About: Breastfeeding

By Shilpa Vernekar, M.D. Along with the excitement of seeing the positive pregnancy test, sharing the news with friends and family, finding out the baby’s gender and decorating the nursery in pink, blue or neutral colors, expectant moms tend to do feel anticipation and nervousness about parenthood. First-time moms-to-be may be especially anxious about the… Continue Reading

April 2014

Fort Mitchell Community Volunteer Fire Department Safety Fair and Spring Fling– Preferred Medical Group sponsored this event, and Ms. Amanda set up a table to give out washable tattoos to the children.   Fort Mitchell Clinic Easter Egg Hunt and Family Fun Night– Approximately 650 kids attended our first Family Fun Night & Glow-in-the-Dark Easter Egg Hunt on Friday, April… Continue Reading

 What is bullying? Recognizing signs and symptoms in your child

By: Ritu Chandra, M.D. In the past year, I saw more than a dozen real-life cases of bullying in my own practice, which were certainly not obvious to parents or even medical professionals at first glance. Reported symptoms ranged from intractable headaches, poor school performance, chest pain, throat pain, and hives. In each of these… Continue Reading

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