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Autism Awareness

April is National Autism Awareness Month! At Lake Country Pediatrics/Delafield Pediatrics we have been using a standard screening tool for Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) at 18 and 24 month Well Child Examinations called the M-CHAT (Modified Checklist for Autism in Toddlers).  This is in line with the recommendations from the American Academy of Pediatrics for formal screening of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD)  ASD ... Read More

TAGS     autism,  pediatrics,  screening,  well,  child,  exam
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What a great first month at Lake Country Pediatrics ! It has been a pleasure to meet families with patients of all ages.  Wisconsin is certainly a friendly state.  I have enjoyed getting to know the patients in our practice and hope that I can share a bit about myself.   I was born and raised in the Boston area and attended University of Vermont where I received my bachelor’s degree in psychology ... Read More

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Are Pox Parties Safe?

Are “Pox Parties” Safe? Varicella, more commonly referred to as chicken pox, is a highly-contagious virus that is spread through the air by coughing and sneezing. It can also be spread by touching the virus particles in the blisters caused by chicken pox. Chicken pox lasts 5-10 days usually beginning with a high fever, fatigue, body aches, headache, and loss of appetite. These symptoms lead into an itchy ... Read More

TAGS     vaccines,  chicken pox,  side effects,  complications,  risk
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What's New At Lake Country Pediatrics, S.C.

Lake Country Pediatrics, S.C., with locations in Delafield and Oconomowoc WI, serves the greater Western Waukesha County residents and beyond. We have some exciting programs in place that have been big hits with new moms and dads, namely breastfeeding support and home visits. Lake Country Pediatrics, S.C. serves children and young adults from birth to college graduation. We serve parents and grandparents, offering ... Read More

TAGS     breastfeeding,  support,  lactation,  new moms,  feeding,  
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What’s new at Lake Country Pediatrics S.C.?  Medical Teams  Lake Country Pediatrics, S.C. has heard the common complaint that patients cannot see their provider on the day and time that they want.  Many of the providers have schedules that have been booked out for a long time and are tight most days.  Between play dates, activities, naps and work schedules, it can be hard to schedule an ... Read More

TAGS     Lake Country Pediatrics,  pediatrics,  independent,  physician,  doctor,  nurse practitioner,  medical team,  home visit,  new baby
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