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Elizabeth Walenz, MD

Elizabeth Walenz

About the Author:

Pediatrician Dr. Elizabeth Walenz loves seeing kids grow as well as helping them lead long and healthy lives. She is especially interested in nutrition, growth and development.

She believes in a team approach when caring for children. She thinks it is important to listen to the patient, the parents as well as her health care team when deciding the best care for children.

Dr. Walenz sees patients at Methodist Physicans Clinic Regency.


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Is it Strep Throat?

Child and Family

Strep throat is a contagious disease caused by infection with streptococcal bacteria. How do you know if what your child is suffering from strep or just a run-of-the-mill virus?

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Good Nutrition Vital for Baby's First 1,000 Days

Child and Family

From conception to age 3, the first 1,000 days, is a critical time for brain development. And, nutrition - whether too little or too much - is key to healthy development. What does your baby need?

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ADHD Success for the Second Semester

Child and Family

For some children with ADHD, school can be even more of a challenge.

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The Need to Unplug - the Reasons Why are Unsurpassed

Child and Family

A reflection on the need to unplug and reconnect with your family.

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14 Last Minute Gift Ideas - (And 3 Ways to Involve Your Family)

Child and Family

Are you panicking for ideas for that last minute gift?  Here are 14 age-appropriate gift inspirations just in time.

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The Screams of the Season

Child and Family

Strategies to help calm the storm of your child's temper tantrum.

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Bonk! Those Dreaded Head Hits

Child and Family

Hearing that “thunk” or “bonk” is frightening for any parent. So what should you do?

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Tattoos and Piercings... Oh My!

Child and Family

Tattoos and piercings as a form of self-expression are becoming more commonplace.  Elizabeth Walenz, MD answers what to do if your teenager wants a tattoo.

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Cleaning your Breast Pump

Child and Family

Breastfeeding is one of the best things you can do for your baby's health.  Learn how to ensure that your breast pump is clean and bacteria free.