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Did You Get your flu shot?

The flu vaccine is a vital way to keep your family healthy each flu season. We follow the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) recommendations that all kids age 6 months or older should receive the flu vaccine every year, with rare exemptions.

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Quick Answers For Common Concerns From AAP

1.    My child has sore throat, runny nose and cough. Does he/she need an antibiotic?

2.     My child is vomiting or has diarrhea.

3.     My child has a fever

4.     My child hit their head

5.     My child is constipated

6.     My child has a rash

7.     My child has a cough

8.     My daughter has abdominal pain

9.     My son has abdominal pain

10.     My child has pink eye

11.   My child ate or drank some thing dangerous or over dose of medicine

NJ Poison Control 1-800-222-1222

Welcome to Tender Care!

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Dr. Padma Mandalapu, M.S., M.D., FAAP.

Serving our community with distinction since 2000, Tender Care Pediatrics is guided by a commitment to offering accessible children’s health care that is of the highest quality and compassion. Our professional team of board-certified pediatric providers and staff is dedicated to the guiding principle that all children, from newborns to teenagers, deserve access to the best health care possible. Designed to be cheerful and child-friendly, our office design also incorporates a true start to finish, sick-side and well-side configuration to keep our children as healthy as possible. In short, our mission is to keep our children healthy and happy.

We thank you all for trusting us and allowing us to take care of your life’s most precious gift- your children!


Important Check-in Info.

As we continue to navigate the recent surge in Respiratory illnesses and Corona virus variant community trasmission,we continue to request all parents, guardians, and  children over the age of 2 to WEAR A MASK when entering our office.

For your safety, our check-in process is to call the office from the parking lot and press number 2 to reach the front desk (609-64-0200).  We will check you in and when your appointment is ready to begin you will receive a call from our staff and you will be directed as to which entrance you will be entering the office.  If you are scheduled for a well visit or consult you will be asked the following question both when appointment is confirmed and on the day of your appointment if you answer yes your appointment will need to be rescheduled or changed to a sick visit.

Within the last 3 days have you/your child had any of the following symptoms; congestion, runny nose, nausea, vomiting and diarrhea. fever, chills, cough, difficulty breathing, sore throat, body aches, new headache, or loss of taste or smell?

Tender Care Pediatrics is committed to keeping our children and families healthy and safe during this very challenging time.  We hope you and your families remain healthy and safe. 


COVID-19 Vaccines (for children 6 MONTHS and older) and New Boosters (for children 5 years and older) are now available in our office.

This is to inform you that we have the Pfizer Bivalent COVID Booster Vaccine.
The Pfizer bivalent booster vaccine is recommended for children age 5 years and older if they have received the primary vaccine series (Dose 1 and Dose 2) or a booster at least two months before. This updated booster was formulated to protect against the original strain of COVID-19 as well as the newer Omicron variant.
It is important for everyone to stay up to date with the recommended COVID-19 vaccine doses. Please refer to CDC’s Stay Up to Date with COVID-19 Vaccines, including Boosters. COVID-19 vaccines continue to protect people by preventing severe illness, complications, hospitalizations, and deaths.
For more information about the vaccine and COVID, please follow this link.

Call our office to schedule an appointment for the COVID-19 vaccine.

For more information on COVID vaccines, please read the FACT SHEET and follow the links below.

       How mRNA COVID-19 vaccines were developed?

      The Science Behind COVID-19 Vaccines: Parents FAQs

      If my children had COVID already, do they need the Vaccine?

Our Services

Well Care

Our comprehensive care program begins in the newborn nursery or shortly thereafter and continues
with regular check-ups. During these well visits, your child’s growth and development are carefully monitored with an emphasis on anticipatory guidance and prevention. Administered per the CDC and AAP recommendations, vaccines are an important component of this care plan.

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Sick Care
Urgent Care

Sick care needs of children is very different from adults. Accidents happen. So does illness. We understand tough times that parents go through when their little ones are sick or injured. To take care of your needs, same-day appointments are usually available so that children may be evaluated promptly. We are open late, Mondays through Thursdays, to provide more sick appointment options.

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Other Services
Sports Injuries, Lactation help,..

We have physicians who are trained in treating injuries, concussions, mental health evalutions, and providing breast feeding help. We believe that our physicians will not only meet, but exceed your expectations.

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COVID Vaccines for Kids 6 Months & Older: FAQs for Families
Babies and young kids can get a COVID shot now that the vaccine is recommended for age 6 months to under 5 years old. There are two COVID vaccine products and both are proven to be safe and effective.........  read more

RSV: When It's More Than Just a Cold
Almost all children get RSV at least once before they are 2 years old. For most healthy children, RSV is like a cold. But, some children get very sick with RSV...........  read more

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