Big fight: Protecting the young from diseases

Following last year’s measles outbreak, the Philippine Pediatric Society (PPS), Pediatric Infectious Disease Society of the Philippines (PIDSP), and the Philippine Foundation for Vaccination developed the 2019 Schedule of Childhood Immunization in the Philippines. Pediatricians are now ...

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Helping your picky eater

Every parent has been in this sort of situation, sometimes losing sleep over what dish will at least be tried by their child, hoping against hope something will be eaten with gusto. In a recent study of more than 4,000 children, three out of 10 have been found to be picky eaters. Who’s a ...

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Newborn photography

When Adrian De Vera, MD, decided to document the first two weeks of life of his firstborn Adriana Alexi, he undertook the role of photographer. At the time, Dr De Vera was a pediatric resident who did wedding photography on the side. But like certain painstaking surgical procedures, the photo ...

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