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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.


Articles by this author...

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Spanking and Discipline

Child and Family

If spanking is in your arsenal for keeping little ones in line, it’s important to know what the experts have to say about the long-term effects of this kind of punishment.

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What's in Your Child's Food?

Child and Family

Beyond the benefits of eating natural foods, there may be some real risks for your kids when it comes to foods containing additives. How you can avoid those harmful effects.

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The Importance of Play Time

Child and Family

Why a game of peek-a-boo or pat-a-cake can be powerful tools when it comes to building's your baby's brain.

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6 Tips to Combat Sibling Rivalry

Child and Family

Sibling rivalry is a natural part of growing up... but what can you do when it all gets to be too much?

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Sleep Schedule for Back-to-School

Child and Family

The first day of school can be an early wakeup call for many school children. How can we prepare our kids for that first day and ensure they get a good night’s sleep? Read the A to Zzzz's.

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Helmets a Smart Defense against Head Injuries

Child and Family

“If it has wheels, a child should wear a helmet.”

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Helping a Child Handle Grief

Child and Family

The loss of a friend, a sibling or a parent in childhood can be very difficult for everyone involved. So how can you help a child cope with their grief?

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Another Benefit of Reading to Children

Child and Family

As a pediatrician, Dr. Elizabeth Walenz often sees how reading to children helps with language development and helping kids succeed in school. Now, there is yet another reason for you to cuddle up with your kid and a few good books.

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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?