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DG Peds Receives Reader's Choice Award

Downers Grove Pediatrics receives Suburban Life’s Readers' Choice Award Thank you for voting Downers Grove Pediatrics as your favorite Pediatric Group in the Downers Grove area! We are proud to take Read More

Does My Child Have a Vision Problem?

As a parent, you may rely on the results of a school vision screening, or the fact that your child doesn’t report any symptoms, as an indication he or she Read More

Flu Shot Clinics

FLU SHOT CLINICS Flu shot clinic hours are available at both the Downers Grove and Bolingbrook offices.  We offer both the flu vaccine injection and nasal spray.  Call for an appointment Read More

Fighting Flu Season

With the arrival of flu season, many parents will be watching their children closely for symptoms of this dreaded virus.  The flu, also known as influenza, is a highly contagious Read More

How to Avoid and Manage Dreaded Head Lice

Two words parents dread hearing: head lice. Head lice are parasites that can be found on the heads of people, most common among preschool and elementary children. Each year millions Read More

Is Eczema Causing My Child’s Rash?

It’s normal for a child to get a rash at one time or another. But one common type of rash known as eczema can be especially troubling.  Eczema refers to Read More

Appendicitis in Children

Truth is, anyone with an appendix can get appendicitis—even our children.  Appendicitis is a painful inflammation of the hollow finger-shaped organ attached to the end of the large intestine.  If Read More

Play is The Work of Childhood

It is finally summer!!!! Sunshine abounds.  Pools and tennis courts are open.  School is out! Playgrounds are in!  In this season especially I’d like to remind all of my patients Read More

Does My Child Have a Cold

Does My Child Have a Cold? Colds may be common, but that does not mean caring for your child’s cold is easy.  To help your little one feel better, Downers Grove Read More

DG Peds Supports Stallion Stampede!

Downers Grove Pediatrics was out to support the walkers at the Indian Trails Elementary School’s 1st Annual Stallion Stampede on April 26th.  It was a strong turnout as students and Read More

Baby Proofing Your Home

Baby Proofing Your Home When your little one turns into baby-on-the-go, it's time to start baby proofing your home. While you cannot create an environment that is 100% safe, you can Read More

How to Stop a Nosebleed

How to Stop a Nosebleed While nosebleeds can be scary for a child, they are rarely a cause for alarm.  Nosebleeds are typically common in children ages 3 to Read More

Dr. Heidi - Turn Off Your TV!

Hey, someone turn that TV down! I’ve got something important to say!                  The basic message is- turn off the TV.  Less TV, computer and video game time is better.  One Read More

Hear This: Turning Down the Volume Now May Save Your Teen’s Hearing in Adult Years

It may seem like your teenager is ignoring you, but in reality, they may be having trouble hearing you.  More and more we see kids listening to their MP3 players Read More

Fever Phobia? When Parents Should Call Their Pediatrician

  Generally, a fever is brought on by an infection from a virus or bacterial infection. While many times a parent’s first instinct is to worry when their child has a Read More

Keeping Your Home Safe from Poisons

Young children explore the world by putting things in their mouth.  For this reason, more than one million children under the age of six are victims of accidental poisoning each Read More

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