Pediatric Digestive Blog

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Gastroenterology Topics

What is H. pylori?

Helicobacter pylori, more commonly called H. pylori, is a bacteria that can infect the lining of the stomach. It is very common with up to 50% of the world population having the infection at some point in their life.

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Everything You Need To Know About Cyclic Vomiting Syndrome

As Parents, we hate seeing our children sick. We want to take their pain away more than anything. Cyclic vomiting syndrome (CVS) effects 1 in nearly 33,000 children and it is not well known. We feel that every parent should be aware of this incase their child shows signs and symptoms, it is treatable once properly diagnosed.

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Everything You Should Know About Gallstones

Did You Know Over 25 Million People Suffer From Gallstones? Sadly that is a huge number and some people still do not know what they are, where they come from, or how they are treated. We are also starting to see more children with gallstones as well!

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Why is Breastfeeding so Important?

September is breast feeding awareness month! Breast feeding can be so beneficial to the baby but also for mom. Do you know all the benefits to breastfeeding to mom and baby outside of the breast milk nutrition? Which benefit is your favorite!

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Our Pediatric Providers:

Our practice focuses on nutrition and digestive health for children from the moment they’re born, until the time that they become adults.
Dr. Sari Kay MD
Meet Sari Kay, MD

Dr. Kay was very excited to move down to south Florida to be near her husband’s family and the warm weather. She has been in practice in Florida for 5 years and loves it! Dr. Kay has two young daughters who keep her very busy and she enjoys spending time at the beach and traveling with her family.

Dr. Irastorza
Meet Laura Irastorza, MD

Dr. Laura Irastorza is a South Florida native who is excited to be back serving her community. She attended medical school at Florida State University College of Medicine and then completed her pediatric residency at Prisma Health Children’s Hospital in Columbia, SC.