Dr. Sheldon Berkowitz
Ask the Pediatrician
Q What exactly is a newborn screening?A Newborn screening in Minnesota consists of three simple tests: Blood spot screening, which checks for more than 50 rare, but treatable disorders;Hearing screening, which checks for hearing loss;Heart screening, which checks for critical congenital heart disease.Q Why is it important?A Newborn screening helps identify possible health problems that can’t be found by a physical exam or medical history. If your baby is found to have one of these... more
When Baby Makes Three
When baby makes three, new parents begin to more seriously assess their financial situation. Concerns, ranging from setting aside college money to preparing for retirement, can become overwhelming. To help in the financial planning process, many parents enlist the help of a financial advisor. However, finding the right financial... more