S.I. Parent’s Ask the Doctor Column

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As parents, we know that the most important thing when it comes to raising children is keeping them healthy. Each month,various respected physicians from Richmond University Medical Center offer expert health advice to Staten Island parents and families in S.I. Parent Magazine’s column, Ask the Doctor. Click the links below to check out recent columns.

November 2016Holiday Blues

October 2016Understanding Exogenous Obesity in Children

September 2016 - Sports Medicine

August 2016Breastfeeding

July 2016 - Skin Safety in the Summer Sun

June 2016 - Primary Care Physicians

May 2016Early Detection of Colon Cancer Can Save Lives

April 2016Special Caution on Concussions

March 2016Minimally Invasive Surgery: Beneficial for Your Health & Your Wallet

February 2016Pregnant Women Carry Around A Little Health Coach Within

January 2016Is Your Heart in the Right Place? Controlling Blood Pressure

December 2015 - Holiday Safety

November 2015Can We Talk About Your Smoking?

October 2015Should I Get Checked for Breast Cancer Before I Have Symptoms?

September 2015Coping With Childhood Cancer

August 2015Breastfeeding Benefits & Back to Work Routines

July 2015How Do I Keep My Children Healthy While Traveling?

June 2015How Do You Reduce the Risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS)?

May 2015How do I Recognize Food Allergies in My Children?

April 2015How Do I Recognize the Early Signs of Autism?

March 2015Poison Prevention: Common Household Dangers Every Parent Should Know

February 2015 - Tween and Teen Eating Disorders: Advice for Parents

January 2015High Risk Pregnancy: Know What to Expect

December 2014When to Say Goodbye to Your Child’s Pediatrician



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  1. Greenbelt Peepers

    March 23 @ 9:45 am - 10:15 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  9:45 am - 10:15 pm
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, two-year-old kids and their caregivers will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. Space is limited. Registration requested. To register, please email naturecenter@sigreenbelt.org or call (718) 351-3450.
  2. Free Foreclosure Legal Services

    March 23 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  10:00 am - 3:00 pm
    Senator Andrew Lanza's District Office
    The Mobile Legal Help Center is a partnership between the New York Legal Assistance Group (NYLAG) and the New York State Courts Access to Justice Program that provides free foreclosure legal services to New Yorkers in need. Private meeting rooms
  3. Toddler/Preschool Story Time

    March 23 @ 10:30 am - 11:15 am
    March 23, 2017  |  10:30 am - 11:15 am
    St. George Library
    Songs, rhymes, picture book stories, & a craft activity are all part of this story time. Registration required.
  4. Toddler Storytime

    March 23 @ 11:00 am
    March 23, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:00 am
    Todt Hill-Westerleigh Library
  5. Tot’s Time Plus

    March 23 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  11:00 am - 1:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Your pre-schooler will create artwork, sing along and listen to stories.
  6. Greenbelt Tree Tots

    March 23 @ 11:00 am - 11:45 am
    March 23, 2017  |  11:00 am - 11:45 am
    Greenbelt Nature Center
    Through hands-on activities, crafts, and stories, children will become familiar with the sights and sounds of the forest. Space is limited. Registration required. Email nature center@sigreenbelt.org or by phone at 718-351-3450. Fee: $3 or Free for Greenbelt Conservancy Members.
  7. Bouncing Babies

    March 23 @ 11:15 am
    March 23, 2017  |  11:15 am - 11:15 am
    West New Brighton Library
    Come for playtime, stories and songs for babies and their caregivers.
  8. Baby Social

    March 23 @ 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 1:30 pm
    St. George Library
    Playground is too cold or it’s rainy? Do you and your baby need to get out of the house? Come to the library! A safe, indoor space for babies 0-23 months and their caregivers to play and socialize. Baby toys
  9. Reading & Technology Family Workshop

    March 23 @ 12:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  12:00 pm - 12:00 pm
    Huguenot Library
  10. Animal Time

    March 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    March 23, 2017  |  2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
    SI Children's Museum
    Join us for this daily program and meet one of the animals from our living collection. Check the white board at the museum for details.