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The Importance of Early Childhood Vaccinations

Children are one of the most vulnerable age groups because a child’s immune system is not as well developed as that of an adult. Early childhood vaccinations play an important Read More

Childhood Obesity: Causes, Risks, and Strategies for Prevention

Childhood obesity affects approximately 30% of children in the U.S., and numbers continue to rise. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), obesity is one's body mass Read More

Caring for Your Newborn

When it comes to newborn care in Lutz, FL, you can count on Dr. Wendy Masterman of SandHill Pediatrics to provide the care and emotional support that you need. Our Read More

Best Ways To Prevent Ear Infections

Ear infections are common in children because their ears are not fully developed, and it can be difficult to properly drain fluid. Ear infections can be brutal, and it can Read More

The Role of Pediatricians in Early Childhood Development

Monitoring your child’s development is an important part of what a pediatrician does. It’s important to visit your pediatrician, because child development is a complex area and needs the expertise Read More

Promoting Mental Health in Children

You want your child to be healthy, and an important part of good health is great mental health. Promoting mental health in your child is one of the most important Read More

Tips To Help Your Child Eat Healthier

Caring for your child involves many decisions each day. One of the most important things that you can do is ensure that they’re getting the right nutrition and that they’re Read More

Sports Injuries in Kids: Prevention and Treatment

Child sports injuries refer to physical harm in children while participating in sports and recreational activities. They can range from minor bruises to painful conditions, affecting muscles, bones, and joints. Read More

The Importance of Well Care Visits for Adolescents

Find out why visiting the pediatrician is just as important for teens. We all know just how important it is to bring newborns and children to the pediatrician’s regularly, but we Read More

Asthma Prevention: A Pediatrician's Guide to Respiratory Health

An asthma attack can be scary, especially if it happens to your child. There are some steps you can take to help prevent an asthma attack. Our pediatrician can tell Read More

Why Is A Sports Physical So Important?

When your child wants to participate in their favorite sports, it’s important that you’re doing all that you can to keep them protected. Not only do they need all of Read More

Common Childhood Illnesses

Your child comes into contact with millions of microscopic viruses and bacteria daily. Your child’s immune system also isn’t as robust as that of an adult. These two factors combine Read More

Understanding Developmental Milestones: Tracking Your Child's Growth

One of the best parts of being a parent is being able to watch your child grow and develop. Once they’re born, they’ll start hitting specific milestones throughout their lives Read More

Signs and Symptoms of ADHD

Children who are impacted by ADHD can face struggles in many different aspects of their daily life, so it's very important to learn to recognize the possible symptoms of the Read More

Why You Should Consider Newborn Care as a First-Time Parent

When you're a first-time parent you can become overwhelmed with information and advice, and some of it will undoubtedly be conflicting. It's why it's important to seek professional help and Read More

Managing Screen Time for Kids: Striking a Balance for Healthy Development

Screens are now a common part of our society. Your child can easily spend a full day on their screen, but that’s not great for their developmental and physical health. Read More

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