Pediatric Care

Pediatric Care

Pediatric Care services offered in Edgewater, NJ

Providing medical care to children from infancy to adolescence requires a unique approach, which is why pediatric care is essential for ensuring optimal growth and development during these crucial years. At Hibari Family Medical in Edgewater, New Jersey, Chika Kuwama, MD, and the team strive to meet the needs of infants, children, adolescents, and their families with a collaborative approach to care that embraces the principles of Japanese hospitality. The bilingual team provides a warm, welcoming environment where their diverse community of patients can feel safe and understood. Call the clinic today or schedule an appointment online to learn more.

Pediatric Care Q & A

What is pediatric care?

Pediatric care focuses on the medical care of infants, children, and adolescents through age 18. It involves a range of preventive services and treatments to keep children healthy and on track to reach new milestones as they grow and develop. 

With extensive experience working with parents and children, the Hibari Family Medical team works alongside you and your family to ensure the best possible health outcomes for your children. 

Why is pediatric care important?

Pediatric care is essential to prevent illness and injury, diagnose and treat health problems early on, and ensure that children are meeting important developmental milestones. 

Infancy, childhood, and adolescence are rapid times of growth and development. Specialized care is crucial for promoting children's health and well-being and helping them reach their full potential. 

Important benefits of pediatric care include:

  • Preventive care and responsive treatment
  • Developmental screenings and early detection
  • Educational support for parents and caregivers
  • Continuity of care

Pediatric specialists also play an important role in promoting healthy behaviors and habits that can have a lasting impact on your child's health and well-being, such as proper nutrition, exercise, and injury prevention. By providing comprehensive care that addresses all aspects of health, the Hibari Family Medical team can help your children grow into healthy adults.

What does pediatric care include?

Pediatric care depends on several factors, such as your child's age, health status and history, and their individual needs. This partnership between you, your child, and your pediatric specialist at Hibari Family Medical is an ever-evolving partnership that ensures the best possible care for your child.

Pediatric care typically includes:

  • Well-child visits
  • Vaccinations 
  • Developmental screenings and assessments
  • Diagnosis and treatment of illnesses and injuries
  • Chronic condition management
  • Behavioral assessments and treatments
  • Nutritional guidance and support for healthy eating habits
  • Educational resources and support for parents and caregivers
  • Referrals to specialists or other healthcare providers when needed
  • Physical exams (annual, school, sports)

The team also provides responsive sick care and telemedicine services for children in need of prompt care.

Pediatric care is essential to ensuring your child’s healthy growth and development. To learn more, call Hibari Family Medical or schedule an appointment online.