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  • The Importance of Children's Nutrition
    Make sure your child is following a healthy, balanced diet. One in 5 school children is considered obese in the US. So, how do we stop these statistics from getting any Read more
  • Helping Your Child Deal With Minor Illnesses or Injuries
    Here’s your first-aid guide on how to care for minor childhood injuries. In a perfect world, your child would never get injured, sick, or hurt; unfortunately, this just isn’t 100 percent Read more
  • Ear Infections in Children
    Does an ear infection automatically warrant seeing a pediatrician? Here’s what you should know… Your child is dealing with an ear infection for the first time and just like when they Read more
  • The Importance Of Well-Child Care Visits
    A healthy child begins with the right doctor. A pediatrician can help you and your child make the best and most informed decisions regarding their health. It’s important to have Read more
  • Peanut Allergies in Children
    In the past 15 years, we’ve seen a massive increase in the number of children with peanuts allergies, so it goes without saying that most parents are worried about giving Read more
  • The Importance of Regular Well Visits
    Raising children these days takes hard work, and a team! Dr. Joy Peskin at Desert Willow Pediatrics in Tucson AZ can explain how routine well visits with your child's pediatrician Read more
  • FAQs About the Pediatric COVID Vaccine
    No doubt you’ve been hearing a lot of discussions, particularly on the news, about the Covid-19 vaccine. You’ve also heard that kids five years old and older are now eligible Read more
  • Learning-Developmental Disabilities
    If your child is having difficulties in school with learning and/or behavior, make an appointment with Dr. Joy Peskin at Desert Willow Pediatrics. She is a primary care provider with Read more
  • Newborn Care Well Visits
    Having a baby is an exciting time. It can also be scary, especially with a first child. Desert Willow Pediatrics in Tucson, AZ provides newborn care. Dr. Joy Peskin will Read more
  • ADHD Evaluation And Treatment
    If you’re concerned that your child might be living with ADHD, your pediatrician in Tucson, AZ can help. Dr. Joy Peskin at Desert Willow Pediatrics can provide a comprehensive evaluation Read more
  • Know the Signs of Chickenpox
    The infamous chickenpox, a virus known to cause itchy blisters all over the body. It most often happens to school-age kids, but unfortunately, if you’ve never had this infection as Read more
  • When Should I Consider Behavioral Health Counseling?
    Many children and teens need behavioral health counseling in Tucson, AZ when they don't know how to feel or act. At Desert Willow Pediatrics, Dr. Joy Peskin and our team Read more
  • When a Fever Requires Medical Attention
    A fever is one of the biggest concerns that parents have when it comes to their infant or child. We understand that a fever can sometimes be considered an emergency Read more
  • Does My Child Have a UTI?
    When bacteria enter the bladder or the kidneys this can result in a urinary tract infection. Unfortunately, UTIs are quite common in infants and kids, so it’s important to recognize Read more
  • Signs Your Child Could Have ADHD
    ADHD has been given a lot more attention over the recent years, most likely because we’ve seen an increase in the number of children with this attention disorder. In fact, Read more