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When it comes to caring for babies and children, Fairfax Neonatal Associates (FNAPC) has been placing the littlest patients in the best of hands since 1973!

This multi-specialty private practice prides itself on using evidence-based practices and the latest medical advancements to treat premature and critically ill newborns and pediatric patients. Today, the doctors of Fairfax Neonatal Associates provide quality care and 24/7 coverage at many local hospitals and office locations, ensuring the best experience and outcomes for patients and their families!

Do Sleepless Nights Mean Insomnia?
Between the news headlines and changes to your daily routines, you or your child may be experiencing difficulty winding down or falling asleep at night…MORE

The Risks of Kids Swallowing Foreign Objects — Including Batteries
The consequences of a child swallowing a battery can produce devastating injuries… MORE

When Your Child’s Cough is No Longer Just a Cough
Your instincts might not be wrong when you think your child’s prolonged “everyday” cough could mean something more… MORE

Could My Newborn End Up in the NICU?
There are so many exciting things to look forward to when it comes to the birth of your child. But sometimes, things get a little more complicated… MORE

Keeping Sleep on Track After the Holidays
Sleep schedules — often derailed because of the holidays — are important to get back on track… MORE

Restless Sleep — When to Be Concerned
There are many causes of restless sleep — ranging from poor sleep habits to medical disorders… MORE

Women Matter at Fairfax Neonatal Associates
Many women grow up with big dreams. For the women of Fairfax Neonatal Associates (FNA), we have fulfilled our dream of becoming a physician, a neonatologist… MORE

Back-to-School Sleep Tips
After a lazy summer with lots of late nights and mornings spent sleeping in, a back-to-school sleep schedule (for kids AND adults) is challenging… MORE

Albinism Awareness
Recently, on Albinism Awareness Day, I took time to reflect on having a son with albinism, the things my family and I have learned, and what is to come in the future… MORE

What to Look For in a Sleep App & Podcast
There are a lot of different apps which promise to help you to improve your sleep habits, but which one is the best one for you… MORE

Spring Allergy Tips
If your child has allergies or asthma, spring can be a challenging time of the year… MORE

Sleep Strategies for Children During Uncertain Times
Online education can be difficult for some children, and not getting enough sleep can make it even harder for children to learn… MORE

Bronchiolitis & Types of Childhood Asthma
Bronchiolitis doesn’t mean your child has asthma, but it could be a clue… MORE

Fairfax Neonatal Associates’ Best of 2020
2020 has been a banner year of health-related headlines! Fairfax Neonatal Associates invites you to read their top three columns from the last year… MORE

Navigating Food Allergies During the Holidays
For parents of a child with food allergies, the holidays can be a stressful time… MORE

Steps Parents Can Take to Address Too Much Screen Time
Telemedicine offers convenience and access to your child’s appointments with their providers… MORE

Sleep Tips to Help Your Body Maintain Its Circadian Rhythm
Increased stress, as an individual or as a family, can lead to a wide range of sleep problems… MORE

Children & COVID-19
Although the medical community has learned a great deal about it, there are still many unanswered questions, including the impact on children… MORE

COVID-19 and a Summer Like No Other: Tips for Allergy & Asthma Safety
This summer is uniquely unique, and if you or your children suffer from allergies or asthma, being safe is paramount… MORE

How Sleep Habits Affect Eating Habits & Eating Habits Affect Sleep
Have you ever noticed that after having a particularly bad night of sleep, and the next day, you are more hungry than usual… MORE

5 Tips to Prepare for Your Child’s Telemedicine Visit
Telemedicine offers convenience and access to your child’s appointments with their providers… MORE

Are We Going Nuts? The LEAP Study & Preventing Peanut Allergies
With AN increase in peanut allergies, there have been many theories as to why this has occurred… MORE

Childhood Sleepwalking & Sleep Terrors
These sleep problems aren’t always what you think or as uncommon as you might think… MORE

What Is Exercise-Induced Asthma?
The term exercise-induced asthma is potentially misleading as it implies that exercise causes asthma… MORE

Does My Child Have Asthma?
While asthma is very common, the presentation of asthma can be very different among children and often misdiagnosed… MORE

Sleep & Your Child’s Behavior: Could it be ADHD or Something Else?
On nights when my son doesn’t sleep well, his behavior is much worse… MORE

What Are Obstructive Sleep Apnea Symptoms in Children?
Interrupted sleep or insufficient sleep can lead to mood and behavior problems, as well as neurocognitive effects including poor learning… MORE

Understanding Allergies & Their Treatments
With spring allergy rapidly approaching, it is a perfect time to understand allergy shots and who may be a good candidate… MORE

Helping Your Teen Get a Better Night’s Sleep
Most teenagers are not getting enough sleep, and most parents are acutely aware of this… MORE