About: Dr. Gina Penaflor
Dr. Gina, a native Californian, is a board certified pediatrician and mother of a teen, a tween, and an elementary school child. She has practiced in multiple areas for the past 18 years as a pediatric hospitalist, a primary care physician, and briefly, as a pediatric emergency medicine physician. Currently, she works part-time at a local primary care group in southeastern Florida.
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Raising a child brings occasional boo boo’s, but what if an emergency arises? Falling off a bike, being stung by a bee, or hit by a soccer ball… Are you prepared? To arm parents with medical know-how, we at Hang In There have written several first aid guides to address commonly encountered medical issues. Read…Read more
These are the key points: Consistency AND clearly stated rules and expectations are the keys to positive discipline. We recommend: Pay attention and notice the positive behaviors, and reward your child often. WHY? Children need consistent positive feedback to learn and practice appropriate behavior. The focus needs to be on specific behaviors you WANT them…Read more
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