HOME >> BIOLOGY >> NEWS
New survey reveals insights into unique relationship between mothers and pediatricians

who interview pediatricians were more likely to report that they were extremely satisfied with their pediatrician.

Jennifer Trachtenberg, M.D., pediatrician said, "Beyond a child's own parents, the pediatrician is one of the first people with whom a baby will come into contact. This physician will see your child through many social, emotional and physical developments as he or she grows into young adulthood. When selecting your pediatrician, ensure that the doctor is up-to-date on the latest medical advances and supportive of your health choices. Also, when interviewing pediatrician candidates, be sure to ask about important topics like immunizations."

Hot Topics Discussed During Well-Baby Visit

In the first two years of a baby's life, nearly every well visit includes (a) vaccination(s). According to the survey, immunization is the number-one topic discussed during well-baby visits (93 percent). Children today may receive as many as 23 shots in the first two years of life, with as many as six per visit. While an overwhelming majority of moms chose to vaccinate their babies (98 percent), 59 percent of moms felt anxious about the number of shots. The survey also showed that most moms claim that the shots hurt them more than their child (75 percent) and nearly half (49 percent) feel guilty about the number of shots their baby receives. Nearly three-quarters of moms (71 percent) would like to reduce the number of shots children receive, however, 79 percent of moms (surveyed) have not had discussions with their pediatrician about options to reduce the number of shots.

Dr. Trachtenberg noted, "With immunization being such a large part of the well-baby visit, it's surprising that more moms and pediatricians aren't discussing combination vaccines. Moms need to be aware that there are choices available. In fact, we now have combination vaccines that significantly lower the number of shots children are getting without compro
'"/>


4-Aug-2004


Page: 1 2 3

Related biology news :

1. Folic acid vitamin use by women reaches all-time high, March of Dimes survey finds
2. AAAS 2004 salary survey: Despite long hours and low pay, life scientists love their work
3. Nations plant database falling behind, survey shows
4. AAAS survey: 80 percent of adults say were hurting oceans
5. Global wetlands surveyed from space
6. UC Berkeley museum biologists to repeat 85-year-old Yosemite National Park wildlife survey
7. Europeans and biotechnology survey of public perception
8. New physical activity opinion survey demonstrates perceptions do not meet reality
9. Genentech tops Science survey of best biopharma employers
10. Extensive research survey confirms life on Earth now being affected by global warming
11. A major scientific survey finds more species than in the entire Mediterranean at Lifou, Loyalty Islands

Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:9/12/2018)... ... September 12, 2018 , ... Captiva ... announced today it has received 510(k) clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug ... MIS Pedicle Screw System. , TowerLOX-EXT MIS Extended Tab Pedicle Screws provide the ...
(Date:9/1/2018)... ... ... this minute, Frenchman Ben Lecomte is hard at work on his second ocean crossing. After ... new challenge: going from Tokyo to San Francisco, churning his limbs eight hours a day ... As the first expedition of its kind, The Swim is far more than just an ...
(Date:8/31/2018)... Wash., and CARDIFF, Wales (PRWEB) , ... August ... ... Space Agency. Martha Sanchez, senior scientist, IBM Research. Jacklyn Novak, infrared materials engineer, ... of Katherine Johnson, the NASA mathematician who just celebrated her 100th birthday. Today, ...
Breaking Biology News(10 mins):
(Date:8/17/2018)... ... August 16, 2018 , ... The opening of the new Titusville facility ... Services in 2016. Chemko had a well established local presence, servicing the Space Coast ... projects such as the ongoing work at the Mobile Launch Platform (MLP) in support ...
(Date:8/17/2018)... ... August 16, 2018 , ... Ambry Genetics ... the AmbryShare project were published today in JAMA Oncology, identifying new and confirming ... ever conducted. , Every year hereditary breast cancer affects more than 20,000 women ...
(Date:8/14/2018)... , ... August 13, 2018 , ... ... chemical fume hoods and biological safety cabinets. In addition, Labconco produces other lab ... one measure of its commitment to quality and consistency in design and manufacturing. ...
(Date:8/14/2018)... ... 14, 2018 , ... The growing interest in PEEK-OPTIMA™ spinal ... Association of Orthopaedic Surgeons (CAOS) held in partnership with the North American Spine ... and Invibio Biomaterial Solutions partnered to demonstrate the new Uplifter® Expandable ...
Breaking Biology Technology:
Cached News: