Pediatrics

As a parent, you want what’s best for your child, but when it comes treating to a serious injury or illness, knowing what that might be isn’t always clear cut. That’s why Goryeb Children’s Hospital now offers a Bioethics Consultation Service, which helps parents and guardians make difficult decisions about their child’s care. This can be especially useful when the available treatments are complex or there is a difference of medical opinion. Our team is available for group or individual meetings, where they will present the pros and cons of each option, so that patients and their families can make an informed choice. To schedule a consultation, please call 973-971-8929.


Pediatrics Programs and Screenings

Education and prevention can keep you and your loved ones healthy. We invite you to take advantage of the programs, support groups and screenings available.
 
Parent Life Skills Training
Parents can learn how to promote positive health and personal development in their children.
Mondays, July 2 through July 30; 5:00 to 6:15pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484 x 501.

Middle School Life Skills Training for 7-9th grades
Parents can learn how to promote positive health and personal development in their children.
Tuesdays, July 3 through September 25; 4:15 to 5:30pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484 x 501.
 
High School Life Skills Training
Parents can learn how to promote positive health and personal development in their children.
Thursdays, July 5 through September 6; 3:30pm to 4:45pm
Milford Health & Wellness, 111 East Catherine Street, Milford, PA
For more information and to register, please call 570-409-8484 x 501.

Breastfeeding
Learn skills and knowledge about successfully breastfeeding your newborn.
Fee: $40
Tuesday, July 10; 6:30 to 9:00pm
Newton Medical Center
For more information and to register please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
Prepared Childbirth Education
This Lamaze-type class focuses on breathing, relaxation and labor techniques. 
Fee $130
Saturday, July 14; 8:30am to 3:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Arts Building, Center for Healthier Living
108 Bilby Road, Suite 101, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
Baby Care Class
Babies don’t come with instructions. Get ahead of the game by learning how to care for your newborn before he/she is born.
Fee: $30
Tuesday, August 14; 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Hackettstown Medical Center, 651, Willow Grove Street, Hackettstown, NJ
For more information and to register, please call 1-800-247-9580.
 
Car Seat Inspection    
Safe Kids-certified child passenger safety technicians will perform free car seat checks and installations.
Fourth Monday of every month, 10:00am to 1:00pm
Newton Volunteer First Aid and Rescue Squad, 68 Sussex Street, Newton, NJ
For more information, please call 973-383-3377.
 
Dialectical Behavior Therapy Teen Group
This 12-week series will help teens ages 14 to 17 how to deal with challenges in their lives and regular their emotions.
Newton Medical Center
For more information, meeting dates and times, please call 973-579-8581. To register, please call 1-888-247-1400.

 

Pediatric Articles
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Parents should choose to have their children get the flu shot in the fall instead of the nasal spray flu vaccine, pediatricians say.

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It only takes 60 minutes for a car parked in the sun to become a death trap for a 2-year-old child, a new study finds.

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Summer sun brings childhood fun, but experts warn it also brings skin cancer dangers, even for kids.

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The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday warned the makers of e-cigarette liquids that are packaged to look like juice boxes, candies and cookies to stop selling their products.

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In April 2011, at the age of just 10 months, Ohio native Carly Kudzia was diagnosed with the rare and fatal premature aging disease known as progeria.

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