You’ve just experienced one of the greatest miracles of life – childbirth. As with other new experiences, having a baby can leave you with a lot of questions. At Touchpoint Pediatrics, we are here to assist parents with children of all ages, including newborns. We provide numerous reputable online newborn resources to aid parents as
Since children are still growing and learning how to navigate their feelings, it is common for them to exhibit elevated emotions at times. However, a child that experiences frequent emotional outbursts may be suffering from a behavioral condition. To help you better address your child’s health needs, the board-certified pediatricians at Touchpoint Pediatrics are here.
Annual well-child visits are key to achieving the best possible health and development for each individual child, while building stronger family relationships, according to Dr. Jennifer Shaw, administrator and owner of Touchpoint Pediatrics, based in Chatham. Read More
Monitoring your child’s weight and nutritional needs helps prevent them from experiencing health concerns in the future, such as obesity, diabetes, and heart disease. To help you better understand and manage your child’s health, our pediatricians can provide informed guidance during your well visit. Touchpoint Pediatrics provides comprehensive pediatric service to families in the Chatham,
High school students with autism, ADHD, and other learning differences learn valuable skills to make a successful transition to college and beyond during this unique two-week virtual program. Click here for more information!
As early as 3–6 months of age, babies begin to notice and express preference by race (Bar-Haim, 2006). Between the ages of 3 and 5, children begin to apply stereotypes, categorize people by race, and express racial bias (Winkler, 2009). White North American children begin to report negative explicit attitudes toward people of color as
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Touchpoint Pediatrics is pleased to announce that we offer ear piercing services for our patients by appointment. We have both gold and diamond starter earring sets. Please contact our office for more information.
Congratulations! Your bundle of joy and sleeplessness has finally arrived, and you are switching gears from frequent OB/GYN appointments to frequent pediatrician visits. Your first pediatrician visit is an important milestone and a supportive setting to ask questions and gain reassurance that baby is healthy and thriving. It is also the optimal time for