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Capital Area Pediatrics

May 21, 2019, 8:48 p.m.

In the news: in a recent study, half of the parents surveyed were unaware of their teenagers' thoughts of killing themselves.
It is important to be aware of warning signs that your child may be struggling with mental health and dark thoughts - you can play a critical role in knowing when your child may need help. Learn more at: https://bit.ly/2w6pcLn
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Capital Area Pediatrics

May 16, 2019, 6:27 p.m.

Ryan Park is now offering free Baby Care Basics classes for
new parents. Dr. Priya Gowda-Boylan will provide clinical and practical
information to help new parents care for their newborn. Classes are every
3rdTuesday of the month from 1:30 to 2:30. Call 703-723-3201 today to
schedule. Space is limited!
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Capital Area Pediatrics

May 7, 2019, 3:48 p.m.

Approximately 3 million people annually — many under the age of 5 — swallow or have contact with a poisonous substance. That’s why the American Academy of Pediatrics offers tips to the public on preventing and treating these exposures. Learn more: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/all-around/Pages/Poison-Prevention.aspx
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 26, 2019, 5:16 p.m.

Try CAP EXPRESS CARE! A Walk-In Clinic for all CAP patients offered in the Herndon Office. NO APPOINTMENT NEEDED Monday to Friday 7:30 - 9:00 am as long as your child is an established CAP patient, is 6 months of age or older, has minor health issues with symptoms for 3 days or less (acute sick); and the child is signed in by 9:00 am.
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 16, 2019, 5:13 p.m.

When discussing drug or alcohol use with our children, there is no one-size-fits-all way to start and maintain this important conversation. But the following basic tips can help prepare you for this discussion with your kids: https://www.health.harvard.edu/blog/teens-and-drugs-5-tips-for-talking-with-your-kids-2018081614565
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 15, 2019, 7:26 p.m.

We are frequently updating our list of classes & workshops. Be sure to check our website often for the most current list of classes offered by our care team. http://bit.ly/CAPClasses
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 12, 2019, 8:30 p.m.

Fisher-Price and U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission are officially recalling all Rock ‘n Play Sleepers . 4.7 million products are affected.


Don’t forget the ABCs of safe sleep: Alone, on their Back, in a Crib!


http://bit.ly/2UhJefL
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 5, 2019, 10:50 p.m.

Rock N Play users: A recent reminder about NOT using the Rock N Play after age 3 months or earlier if your infant shows rolling capabilities due to risk of death. https://www.cpsc.gov/Newsroom/News-Releases/2019/CPSC-ALERT-CPSC-and-Fisher-Price-Warn-Consumers-About-Fisher-Price-Rock-N-Play-Due-to-Reports-of-Death-When-Infants-Roll-Over-in-the-Product
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 4, 2019, 8:26 p.m.

As we prepare to spend more time outdoors, it’s extremely important that we stock up on tools and information that will protect us from sun exposure. Click here to learn about what your family can do to make this a fun, healthy season in the sun: https://www.healthychildren.org/English/safety-prevention/at-play/Pages/Sun-Safety-and-Protection-Tips.aspx
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Capital Area Pediatrics

April 3, 2019, 7:56 p.m.

CIGNA PATIENTS: As a reminder, Drs. "Bill" Incatasciato, Pillion and Rodrigues are in-network providers for CIGNA. Please disregard a letter you may have recently received from Cigna stating that they will no longer be in network. The letter was sent in error. We apologize for any confusion it may have caused.
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