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Dr Bande Mangaliso Virgil

Pediatrician

Dr. Bande Mangaliso is an author with publications and interviews on several well-known websites, The Bump, Romper, and Kevin MD.  She also writes regularly on her own blog, ‘The Mommy Doc’ and will also be sharing with us the journey of motherhood and gives practical advice about pediatric health and parenting. Dr. Mangaliso is a dedicated wife and mother to two young children which has given her insight into the challenges of balancing family life and world expectations as a parent. She is passionate about motherhood, affirming mothers of all backgrounds in their journey to raise healthy children and reclaim the fun of parenting. Without solid family networks our children cannot reach their fullest potential. She is a board-certified pediatrician, and clinical assistant professor of pediatrics, who has worked both in private practice as well as in the hospital. Her parenting advice book, “A Teaspoon of Honey: New Millennium Parenting” will be available in this year.

 

A favorite quote:

“ My mission in life is not merely to survive, but to thrive; and to do so with some passion, some compassion, some humor, and some style. ” -Maya Angelou




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Dr Bande Mangaliso Virgil's latest posts

Difficulty Breathing, Childhood Asthma/Wheezing the Basics- Dr. Virgil

2018-07-12 8:15:18 AM

It is easy as a pediatrician to share instructions with parents, to give them the medical information pertinent to taking care of their children with health conditions like Childhood Asthma. It comes second nature to those of us in practice long enough. We train for this; we go through rigorous hours as residents in the … Continue reading “Difficulty Breathing, Childhood Asthma/Wheezing the Basics- Dr. Virgil”

3 Parenting Tips to Minimize Sibling Rivalry

2018-06-21 10:48:05 AM

  Have you ever heard the old saying, “the squeakiest cog gets the oil”? This basically means on a piece of machinery we focus on what is making the most noise more so than the other parts. Sometimes this is also the case when we are raising our children. While our children are definitely not … Continue reading “3 Parenting Tips to Minimize Sibling Rivalry”

Post-Partum Depression: A Pediatricians Perspective

2018-04-09 11:08:53 AM

There are many issues that trouble us as far as women and children’s mental health is concerned. However, as paediatricians, an area that many of us are starting to deal more with is postpartum depression. We encounter moms who deal with this often in our offices. We can sometimes identify these mothers because they come … Continue reading “Post-Partum Depression: A Pediatricians Perspective”