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The COVID-19 vaccine is here, but my child is afraid of needles! What do I do?

The COVID-19 vaccine is here, but my child is afraid of needles! What do I do? Written by: Hillary Blake, PsyD HSPP, Child and Adolescent Psychologist November 9, 2021 Children (and adults) often don’t like getting poked with a needle because it hurts. This leads many children to become afraid…

4-H in Indiana

4-H in Indiana By: Carolyn O. Robinson, MD, FAAP I grew up in a small Indiana community where a popular summer activity was participating in the local 4-H clubs. A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to see 4-H’ers in action again when I took my elderly father to…

We Are INDEPENDENT. What Does That Mean?

We are INDEPENDENT. What does that mean? By: Nicholas J. Hannah, MSM, Director of Operations Our tag line at Carmel Pediatrics is “Independent Pediatricians Who Care”. But, what does that really mean? The common myth is that since we are located in the Ascension St. Vincent – Carmel office building,…