Author Archives: Eva Alessia, D.O.

About Eva Alessia, D.O.

Dr. Eva Alessia specializes in pediatrics. Her desire to become a doctor was formed as a young child through her own health experiences as well as genuine interest in helping others. As a mother with children of her own, Dr. Alessia connects easily with her patients and their parents drawing on her education and expertise as well as her experience in raising kids.

Pluggin’ Away

Binky, paci, pluggie, nuk, dummy…no matter what you call it, there has been some controversy over using pacifiers. Probably the major concerns are nipple confusion for breastfed babies and dental issues in the future. Let’s face it – babies love to suck. It is their primary way of getting food in the first 4 to 6 […]

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Boys to Men

Happy back to school!  Many schools have a program or a “talk” on puberty for both boys and girls.  However, many families still have a lot of questions. Puberty starts at 12 years old on average. It can start as early as age nine. T here are differences among ethnic groups, with African American males […]

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