Effects of Electronics: How Screen Time Can Affect Our Children

Electronics affect almost every aspect of our daily lives. They are sources of communication, organization, entertainment and distraction. Our children have more exposure to electronics than any generation before them and the question many of us are asking is: How is it affecting them? A patient of ours sent MD Pediatric Associate providers some questions […]

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Beating Picky Eating: Strategies for Parents

Pediatric Nurse Practitioner Becca McCurdy shares some proven strategies for overcoming picky eating. Try to avoid frequent snacking, start small, use positive peer power, and prepare meals together!       Transcript: Even though most children will go through a picky eating phase, that doesn’t make it any less frustrating for you as a parent. […]

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BEAMS Counseling Program

MD Pediatrics is pleased to announce our new Behavior, Emotional, and Mental Support program (BEAMS)! Our practice is partnering with Flower Mound Counseling to offer counseling appointments in both the Coppell and Flower Mound locations. The new BEAMS Program builds on an initial assessment to offer recommendations and guidance on what would benefit your child and family. • Parent/Child Counseling, ages […]

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Video: Dr. Forbes on Behavioral Health

What is a Patient-Centered Medical Home and why does it matter? Dr. Forbes explains, detailing why the Patient-Centered Medical Home approach delivers better results for patients with behavioral health conditions like ADHD.   Transcript Hi, I’m Dr. Michelle Forbes. I am a pediatrician at MD Pediatrics, and I’d like to talk about behavioral health today. At […]

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Well Checks Are for Older Kids, Too

When a baby is a brand new bundle of joy, parents never hesitate to visit the doctor. Whether it be for a slight cough or for one of numerous well exams, you understand that it’s important that your child receives the best medical attention to get a great start in life. But something happens as kids get older. […]

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