As parents new questions and worries arise each day. At Young Pediatrics, we listen and care about your concerns regarding some of the common issues & topics that you may have questions about. Our For Parents area is devoted to addressing, educating, and informing parents about some of the common issues and topics that we hear about as pediatricians.
Frequently Asked Questions
Our Frequently Asked Questions feature answers to common questions on concerns we hear most about in our office.
Our About Vaccines page features an easy to reference online guide to know when your child’s immunizations are due.
Our Web Resources section gives you access to our list of reputable online resources on topics related to parenting and child health.
For our current patients, we are happy to answer any questions you have about your child’s healthcare. In order to meet the needs of your lifestyles, we have a few different ways you can contact us.
- In case of an emergency, call 911 immediately.
- Message us through the patient portal for non-urgent needs. Our nurse checks her messages throughout the day and will get back with you or forward your message to a provider. This is a great way to request refills or give updates on how your child is doing.
- Call the office during business hours. Our nurses are happy to answer your questions, give home-care advice, help you decide when an appointment is necessary, and always ask our providers for additional guidance throughout the day. Whenever possible please try to call during business hours with your concerns.
- For questions after-hours or over the weekend you can call the After-Hours Nurse Line staffed by nurses from St. Louis Children’s Hospital at 1-800-974-3010. They will reach our providers if necessary.
Our RSV Prevention page gives you information on new treatment for the prevention of RSV in infants.