What Is a Tongue Tie?

What Is a Tongue Tie?

M. Elise Graham, MD A tongue tie is a band of tissue underneath the tongue that may make it difficult for the tongue to move. However, every person has a band under the tongue that can be seen or felt and it does not always cause problems. Tongue ties may make it...
Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children

Autism Spectrum Disorder in Children

​​Autism spectrum disorder (ASD) is a developmental disability that can affect a child’s social skills, communication, and behavior. Because most children with ASD will sit, crawl, and walk on time, you may not notice delays in social and communication skills...
What doctors wish patients knew about wearing sunscreen

What doctors wish patients knew about wearing sunscreen

Sara Berg, MS Wearing sunscreen is one of the easiest ways to protect your skin’s appearance and health at any age. But more often than not, people are not wearing—or reapplying—sunscreen properly. Knowing what type to buy and how to properly apply sunscreen are key...
Your Baby’s Head

Your Baby’s Head

​By Laura Jana, MD, FAAP & Jennifer Shu, MD, FAAP Many parents have been mistakenly led to believe that all newborns are born picture-perfect, with pretty little round heads. Let us just say that for anyone who has gone through or will experience vaginal delivery,...

Update in Developmental Milestones

Darren T. Scoggin, MDChildren’s Medical Group Jackson, MS Pediatrics is a unique medical specialty because we have the privilege of watching our patients grow from infancy through childhood into adolescence and early adulthood. We as pediatricians are trained through...
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