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May 21, 2018

For a Healthy School Year, Focus on These

Summer is officially over for students and now we are back to school routines. The everyday challenge is on, getting your kids ready, preparing breakfast, lunch, homework and […]
April 7, 2018

Water Safety and Drowning Prevention

Water is a lot of fun for most kids.  Learning water-safety is essentials.   It’s important that families understand how to keep their children safe. Drowning is a threat to […]
January 5, 2018

Child Medication Error

Any kind of medicine or vitamin can cause harm to you or your child if it is taken in the wrong way. Using the milliliter unit […]
December 13, 2017

How To Treat Head Lice

If your child has head lice or nits, it should be treated.  Having head lice does not mean you have poor hygiene. Most people get head […]
November 13, 2017

What To Do If Your Child Has Been Poisoned

If your child is not breathing properly or having trouble breathing, if he/she is unconscious or not alert, has collapsed, is having seizures or poison has splashed on […]
October 30, 2017

Event: The bottle feeding basics

The do’s and don’ts of bottle feeding Participants will learn about the importance of not overfeeding their infant and how it can be harmful ex. Reflux […]
September 1, 2017

Circumcision

Parents have different opinions about newborn circumcision based on medical, religious, cultural, and ethnic traditions and personal reasons. Some parents choose circumcision. Some parents do not […]
August 19, 2017

How to Treat Constipation in Kids

As a parent, how do you know whether your child’s infrequent bowel movements are due to constipation or just their regular pattern? It might be difficult […]
July 10, 2017

What Are the Symptoms for Ear Infections in Children?

Children’s ear infections are common occurrences around the country. By the time they turn three, five out of six children experience at least one ear infection. […]
June 5, 2017

Creating a Hurricane Safety Plan for Your Family

During the hurricane season, you need to talk with your kids and other family members about a plan for safety. Here are some tips on helping […]
April 1, 2017

What to Expect in the Delivery Room

Giving birth is a beautiful moment to be excited about, but don’t forget it comes with certain pediatric procedures. If you’re a first-time mom, you probably […]
March 29, 2017

Pediatric, formula, baby feeding

If you’re like most parents, that stress out about everything your baby needs to stay healthy and safe. Choosing the right formula can be another daunting […]
February 1, 2017

Are you a new parent wondering when to introduce solid foods? Follow these guidelines for feeding babies solid foods.

How to Introduce Your Baby to Solid Foods During the first few months of being a new parent, you might be constantly worried if you are […]
January 22, 2017

Are you wondering if swaddling is right for your baby? Learn the correct method to help your baby sleep.

Swaddling: A Guide for New Parents As the months lead you in becoming a new parent, you will try to prepare yourself as much as you […]
December 14, 2016

Expectant Mothers

Having a baby is one of the most rewarding experiences in your life. Choosing a pediatrician before the baby arrives is a very important decision. We […]
November 5, 2016

Learn about current YMCA

JOIN US IN LEARNING ABOUT YOUR LOCAL YMCA PROGRAMS!! Participants learn about current YMCA kids, youth and family programs available right here in your neighborhood. FUN!! […]
November 5, 2016

Getting vaccinated is more than just protecting yourself

Flu season is in full swing, which means you and your children need a flu shot. The influenza vaccination is the best way to reduce your […]
October 11, 2016

Learn How To Properly Install A Child Safety Seat

Participants learn about current Florida Child Passenger safety law, choosing the right car seat for your children and proper installation. Sign up today! Call 561-275-7100 When: […]
October 10, 2016

Caring For Kids

Parents are usually concerned when their children catch a cold or have a fever. Another area that should be given equal importance is parenting. You can […]
September 30, 2016

Resources to answer your questions

At Dr. Alfonso J Henriquez pediatrician office we are available to answer your questions! Here you will find a list of organizations dedicated to the care […]
August 27, 2016

Support for Parents of Kids With Special Needs

When most parents think of the juggling act involved in raising a family, they think of coordinating soccer games with ballet practice and grocery shopping. But […]
August 26, 2016

Apoyo para padres de niños con necesidades especiales

Cuando la mayoría de los padres piensan en los malabares necesarios para criar una familia, piensan en coordinar los partidos de fútbol con la práctica de […]
June 23, 2016

June is Fireworks Safety Month!

Recommended Safety Tips 4 of July is coming. Here at the office of Dr. Alfonso J Henriquez we want to encourage you to promote safe and […]
DISCLAIMER: The information included on this blog is for educational purposes and does not constitute a physician-patient relationship. The office of Dr. Alfonso J. Henriquez assumes no responsibility or liability for how readers of this blog choose to use the information contained within. Any advice provided is general medical advice and may not be applicable to your specific situation. If you have any questions or concerns always contact our office.

Soma Medical Center PA #3
Alfonso J Henriquez M.D, F.A.A.P
3255 Forest Hill Blvd., Suite 107
West Palm Beach, FL 33406
Telephone: 561-275-7100
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