Optimal Care Pediatrics

150 SW Chamber Court Suite 101
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

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Optimal Care Pediatrics

150 SW Chamber Court Suite 101
Port St. Lucie, FL 34986

Mon to Fri: 8-5pm

Speech and Language Development in Your Child: December 14

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We invite you to join us for an Optimal Care Pediatrics “Facebook Live Event – Speech & Language Development in Your Child” – on December 14th from 1-2 p.m. Dr. Mondesir will be interviewing Cheryl Scott Mitchell, a Speech-Language Pathologist and Therapist, MS CCC/SLP, who works with children in her practice. We will explore topics like the different stages of speech and language development, when should a child begin to talk, possible causes of speech delay and tips on what you can do to encourage speech and language development in your child. We want to know what questions you would like to ask! Post them to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!

Developmental Milestones: The First 12 months

For the tenth in a series of childhood health topics talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir went live on Facebook to discuss the key developmental milestones during baby’s first 12 months, what’s considered normal and what to do if your child has not achieved an expected milestone. Be sure to check out the recorded video. Here is a helpful resource for you: a Milestones Checklist and Tips from the CDC (Center for Disease Control and Prevention). For an appointment or to schedule a tour of the office call 772-301-0123.

Hometown News features Optimal Care Pediatrics

“Optimal Care Pediatrics offers comprehensive healthcare in warm, welcoming environment” – Hometown News St. Lucie County, October 25, 2018

To learn more about Dr. Mondesir and her commitment to providing the highest standard of pediatric care, check out the article here.

Preparing for Your Newborn: Video Resource



For the ninth in a series of childhood health topics talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir teamed up with Physicians To Women staff member: Dr. Samantha Rawlins, a Board Certified OB/GYN physician, for our Facebook Live event  – Preparing for Your Newborn. We hope you found the information useful about the many ways you can plan and prepare for the arrival of your newborn.To contact Dr. Samantha Rawlins, call Physicians to Women at 772-288-2992.

 

Preparing for Newborn: October 15th

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We invite you to join Dr. Mondesir for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event – Preparing for Newborn on Monday, October 15th from 2-3 p.m. She will be teaming up with PhysiciansToWomen staff members: Dr. Samantha Rawlins, a Board Certified OB/GYN physician and Michele McIntrye, a certified mid-wife, ARNP-CNM. They will explore topics like how to start preparing for your newborn’s arrival, what to expect in the first few days of bringing your baby home and newborn care essentials. Post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!

October is Selective Mutism Awareness Month

October is Selective Mutism Awareness month! Watch Dr. Mondesir as she interviews Dr. Vera Joffe, a psychologist, who is Board Certified in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, on Selective Mutism, a childhood anxiety disorder where kids find it difficult to speak in certain social settings. We hope you find the information useful about this childhood anxiety disorder.

To contact Dr. Vera Joffe, email vera@verajoffe.com or call 954-341-4441. Dr. Joffe is an author of a book about Selective Mutism called Sophie’s Story – A Guide to Selective Mutism. You can purchase her book here.

The Selective Mutism Association is a national organization that is a resource for parents and caregivers too.

Heart Health Essentials for Babies and Kids: Video Resource

For the eighth in a series of childhood health topics talks hosted by Optimal Care Pediatrics, Dr. Mondesir teamed up with Dr. Jaime Alkon, a Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist with Kidz Medical Services, Inc. for our Facebook Live event  – Heart Health Essentials for Babies and Kids. We hope you found the information useful about the many aspects of keeping your kids hearts healthy.

To contact Dr. Jaime Alkon, email jalkon@kidzmedical.com or call (561) 558-1212 – Option 3.

Selective Mutism Basics: Video Resource

Dr. Mondesir was live on Facebook at the annual Selective Mutism Association conference in Chicago. Watch the video as she interviews Selective Mutism experts Rachel Busman, PsyD and Jami Furr, PhD on the basics of Selective Mutism – a childhood anxiety disorder where kids find it difficult to speak in certain social settings.

At Optimal Care Pediatrics, we treat many types of anxiety disorders that affect children, such as Selective Mutism. Dr. Mondesir has a special interest in Selective Mutism. She sits on the Board of directors of the Selective Mutism Association and is a children’s book author. Her latest work, “Mason is Learning to Roar”, which tells the story of a young lion with Selective Mutism, is now available on Amazon.

To make an appointment or schedule an office tour, call 772-301-0123.

Heart Health Essentials for Babies and Kids: September 22nd

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Join Dr. Mondesir and Dr. Jaime Alkon, a Pediatric and Fetal Cardiologist with Kidz Medical Services, for an Optimal Care Pediatrics Facebook Live event, Heart Health Essentials for Babies and Kids, on September 22nd from 1 – 2 p.m. We will explore topics like assessing pre-natal risk factors for cardiovascular disease, identifying risk factors in children such as obesity and more. You will also get tips on what you can do to reduce these risks and keep your child’s heart healthy. Please post your questions to the event discussion beforehand and we will answer them live!