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April 15, 2008

Local pediatricians launch MommyDocs.com

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Check out this new online resource: Founded by Washington-area moms and pediatricians Dr. Jamie Freishtat (Children's National Medical Center in DC) and Dr. Rachel Schreiber (Family HealthCare Allergy & Asthma Specialists in Germantown), www.MommyDocs.com provides practical children's health advice. And plentiful doses of empathy.

Check their website for upcoming web chats with the doctors: The next is scheduled for tomorrow night, Wednesday the 16th, from 8:30 to 9:30 p.m. EST, on kids and seasonal allergies.

The site is full of interactive features such as podcasts on topics ranging from nutrition and sleep problems to separation anxiety and developmental milestones. You can read about childrearing challenges on their blog, or submit your own question to "Ask the MDs."

Jamie and Rachel appear regularly on DC's CBS affiliate,WUSA-TV/Channel 9 morning newscasts, and are baby health experts on The Bump. They also author a monthly column in Washington Parent magazine.

Posted by Sarah at 10:54 AM.