Our Lactation Consultant is located in our Cary office . Karissa collaborates with parents by creating customized plans to meet the needs of the each families’ unique goals. Her gentle approach to counseling develops better understanding of baby, generates a sense of empowerment within the mother, and enhances the enjoyment of the breastfeeding experience.
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We believe in the effectiveness and safety of vaccines to prevent serious illness and to save lives, and that all children and young adults should receive all of the recommended vaccines according to the schedule published by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and the American Academy of Pediatrics.
We are now offering CPR training for new parents, members of volunteer organizations, athletes, and anyone who wants to learn CPR that does not require certification. Those who participate in the course will receive a student manual and hands on practice.
At Cary, Fuquay and Apex Pediatrics, we are proud to be following the latest recommendations from the AAP for the most effective adolescent contraception. We offer traditional guidance for birth control, including but not limited to abstinence, condoms, oral contraceptives, Depo Provera, and Nexplanon.
We are now able to preform circumcisions on your newborn boy. The procedure is currently only performed in our Cary office.
We now offer computer-based cognitive function testing for young athletes to serve as a baseline for the child in case they would suffer a concussion. This is offered for children five and older. While this testing is available for athletes of contact sports in public schools and private schools, our middle school athletes often do not always have this option.
Eating disorders, obesity, picky toddlers, and vegetarianism are just a few of the topics our Nutritionist can cover.
Our office performs ADHD screening for our families and helps them navigate the confusing landscape of ‘attention’ in school and at home. Please call to set up a consult with one of our providers if you or the school has concerns.
We are using developmental screens in our office at many checkups to make sure we don’t miss any subtle problems. Our office has a special developmental nurse, Janice Genova, who can, when needed, perform more in-depth screens of preschool age children to better define their strengths and weaknesses.
Asthma affects one in ten children and is one of the most common chronic diseases of childhood. As a practice, we are committed to helping you and your child control their asthma symptoms so that they can have a normal and active lifestyle.