Wondering about medical mask exemptions?

We at Partners in Pediatrics, after careful assessment of the data and recommendations from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, American Academy of Pediatrics, Children’s Hospital Colorado and Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment are strictly adhering to … Read More

Children’s Hospital Colorado / PIP FREE Zoom Event | Coping With COVID Part 2: Back To School Stress

We have heard your questions about returning to learning, at home, as a hybrid, and in person in the classroom. Partners In Pediatrics and Children’s Hospital Colorado are responding again with a 2nd Covid-19 pandemic-related “virtual” class: “Coping with Covid … Read More

Valentine’s Day as a Child: A Time of Love for Everyone!

Whether you’re in the Mile High City or somewhere else, Valentine’s Day is different for adults and kids. As an adult, It’s a day associated first and foremost with romance showing affection for your romantic partner. Generally speaking, it’s the … Read More

Healthy Eating Tips for the Holidays

Believe it or not, the holidays are fast approaching! As a parent, you certainly have your own childhood memories of the magic of the holidays, full of feasts and treats and sugar and spice! As parents ourselves, we understand the … Read More

Newborn Sleep Made Simple (If Not Easy)

Let’s be honest: having a baby is incredibly exciting and joyous.  At the same time, most of us are met with a new sense of overload and fear of the unknown.  The endless choices can send even the most rational person into a … Read More

Tips For Hiking With Your Kids Around Denver

As your Denver pediatrician, the integrative pediatric care we provide for your kiddos extends beyond office visits and includes providing advice on outdoor activities for kids to help them be healthy and happy. If you live on the Front Range, … Read More

Infant Nutrition Part 2: Formula Feeding

Part One of this blog on infant nutrition addressed breastfeeding. Although there is a consensus, by organizations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), that breastfeeding is the optimal source of … Read More

Infant Nutrition (Part One): Breastfeeding

So you have a newborn – Congratulations! As you know, there are so many things to think about, both during your pregnancy and once your baby is born, and nutrition is right up there. Nutrition needs will vary depending upon … Read More

How to Choose a Pediatrician for Your Baby

So, your due date is rapidly approaching and you’re about to have a baby! During your pregnancy you’ve been eating the healthiest food of your life, swallowing those huge prenatal vitamins, designing and setting up an adorable nursery, and making it … Read More

Remedies For Your Children’s Allergies (Part 2 of 2)

(This is the second part of our two-part series on childhood allergy remedies–click here for part one.) Part one of this series on childhood allergies sets forth a wide variety of suggested home care remedies, under conventional medicine, for the … Read More

Remedies For Your Children’s Allergies (Part 1 of 2)

Probably everyone has experienced the wide variety of allergy symptoms–the swelling, redness, runny nose, itching, scratchy throat, plugged ears, sneezing and watery, red eyes. Other symptoms may include a cough, wheezing, throat clearing or sore throat, exhaustion, sleep and feeding … Read More

Talking To Your Children About Violence In The Media

As integrative pediatricians and your family’s medical home, Partners in Pediatrics is not only concerned with your child’s physical pediatric health care, but also with their emotional wellness. Mind, body and spirit are all equally important in a holistic approach … Read More

Concerns Over the Rise in US Measles Cases

Once upon a time, measles was a common, albeit dangerous, childhood illness in the United States. Then advancements in medicine made it quite rare in the US for decades, rendering it a very minor concern. But in recent years, there … Read More

Fighting Food Allergies During the Holidays

Tis’ the season for holiday cheer — and holiday parties. For the parent of a child with food allergies, the constant occurrence of food-based parties at school, home, and elsewhere can come with added stress. Many people make goods for … Read More

Teaching Your Child About Gratitude

For many of us, Thanksgiving is a time to step back and reflect on what we’re grateful for. We think Thanksgiving is also a wonderful time to involve your kids in the exercise of showing gratitude. Stuck on how to … Read More

How To Teach Your Kids About Voting

Did you know only 40% of Americans on average vote in midterm elections? That’s a pretty low number! But you can do something about it – at least for the future. This Election Day, put your parent multitasking skills to … Read More

Halloween Safety Tips for Your Family

Do you remember dressing up and trick-or-treating as a kid? For many of us, those are cherished memories that we want our children to have, too. We want our kids to have fun on Halloween, but we want them to … Read More

Concussion Symptoms in Children: What to Look For

Whether your child is a regular on the monkey bars at recess or plays a sport, concussions are something that you should know about and know how to recognize. The majority of concussions incurred in childhood are not serious and … Read More

Easy, Healthy Snacks for Kids

It’s hard to find healthy foods that kids will enjoy eating; however, providing your child with healthy snacks and meals is critical to their overall health and to maintaining a healthy weight. September is National Childhood Obesity Awareness Month, and … Read More

Get Back to the School Year Sleep Schedule

Getting back into the routine of the school year can be tough. Those late nights and lazy days give way to early mornings and long hours at school. A critical part of your child’s back-to-school success? Their sleep schedule. Here … Read More

Digital Media and Kids: Can We Find the Right Dose?

Digital Media and Kids: Can We Find the Right Dose? William T. Basco, Jr, MD, MS DISCLOSURES July 26, 2018 Many studies have examined the association between the degree of a child’s digital media exposure (DME) and health outcomes, finding … Read More

Swimmer’s Ear: Treatment and Prevention

If your child is beating the heat with long days in the pool, they could end up with a nasty case of swimmer’s ear. Read on to find out the cause, symptoms, and solutions to get your tyke back to … Read More

Choosing the Best Sunscreen for Summer

From SPF to UVB, sifting through the lingo to pick the best sunscreen for your kids can be overwhelming. There are thousands of products on the market — where do you start? Here are some quick tips for choosing the … Read More

Gardening With Your Child to Encourage Healthy Eating

As summer quickly approaches, it’s a good time to start thinking about activities you can do with your kids that will keep them engaged and active, and keep them from spending all summer watching television or glued to a smartphone. … Read More