Flu Vaccine
Flu vaccine for the 2019-20 season is available. We only have influenza vaccine in the injection available at this time. Flu clinics are coming up on Monday 11/11, Thursday 11/14 and Saturday 11/16. Please call to schedule an appointment.

Lactation Services
Beacon Pediatrics is pleased to announce that we now offer lactation consulting services for all your breastfeeding needs. We have 2 certified lactation consultants on staff to offer breastfeeding advice and support to help you achieve your breastfeeding goals. Call our office for an appointment or to find out more.

Reach Out and Read
Reach Out and Read Literacy Program Introduced at Beacon Pediatrics Rehoboth Beach, DE, 2/16/2016- Getting books from the doctor will soon be a routine part of regular pediatric checkups at Beacon Pediatrics, as doctors and nurses welcome the Reach Out and Read program to the practice. As of February 16, 2016, Beacon Pediatrics is joining more than 5,000 program sites nationwide that are preparing America's youngest children to succeed in school. Beacon Pediatrics will be utilizing the Reach Out and Read's three-part model to promote early literacy and school readiness. This includes: 1. Giving every child 6 months through 5 years old a new, developmentally- appropriate children's book to take home and keep. 2. In the exam room, speaking with parents about the importance of reading aloud to their young children every day, and offering age-appropriate tips and encouragement. 3. In the waiting room, having displays, information, and books to create a literacy-rich environment. In the future we may incorporate volunteers to read to children in the waiting room, thus modeling for parents the pleasures and techniques of reading aloud. The end goal of Reach Out and Read is to prepare all children to enter kindergarten ready to read, learn, and succeed. Reach Out and Read is a proven intervention that delivers results, and is supported by at least 15 independent, published research studies. During the preschool years, children served by Reach Out and Read score three to six months ahead of their non-Reach Out and Read peers on vocabulary tests. These foundational language skills help start children on a path of success when they enter school. The Reach Out and Read model is endorsed by the American Academy of Pediatrics. This year, Reach Out and Read's 20,000 volunteer medical providers will distribute 6.5 million new books to 4 million children in all 50 states. We at Beacon Pediatrics are excited to start this program at our practice. Through a generous donation from Cathy Haut, PNP and the support of the Beebe Medical Foundation, we have been able to launch this program. We are delighted to have this opportunity to support our patients and our community. Going forward, we will be depending upon your generous support; all monetary gifts are tax deductible and will be channeled through Beebe Medical Foundation. To learn about the national Reach Out and Read program, please go to www.reachoutandread.org. For more information about Reach Out and Read at Beacon Pediatrics, or if you would like to donate funds, books, or your time, please contact Dr. Stacey Fox at 302-645- 8212, ext 110 or sfox@beaconpediatrics.net. To learn more about how to support Beebe, contact the Beebe Medical Foundation at (302) 644-2900 or write to foundation@beebehealthcare.org.

Expanded Services Available
We are now OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK except for a few holidays. Office Hours are listed on the home page.

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New Providers joining the practice
Please check out our staff page to learn about our new providers.

Stacey Fox, MD, FAAP

I grew up in Manalapan, NJ. I graduated with honors from Wesleyan University with a BA in Neuroscience and Behavior, then, after spending two years in Boston doing pediatric psychopharmacology clinical research, I went on to attend medical school at The University of Pennsylvania, then completed Pediatrics residency at Nemours/A. I. duPont Children's Hospital in Wilmington, DE.

After residency, I joined a private general pediatrics practice north of Philadelphia for 3 years, then returned to academic medicine as an Assistant Professor at Drexel University School of Medicine and working in the Emergency Department at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children, where I took care of children with acute illnesses and injuries in inner-city Philadelphia, while also teaching students and residents at the bedside. I taught Bioethics to Drexel medical students and presented lectures to students, residents, and the department on various medical topics.

After three years at St. Chris, my family and I decided we would like to find a community where we could feel at home, which we are blessed to have found here in southern Delaware. I have loved getting to know the area and wonderful people here. I am on the board of the Delaware chapter of the American Academy of Pediatrics and am an active member of the Medical Society of Delaware. In my spare time, I enjoy being silly with my family, exploring nature, making jewelry and other crafts, and reading science fiction/fantasy.

My professional interests include breastfeeding, neurodevelopmental disorders, and gastrointestinal disorders. I am proud to have started the Reach Out and Read program at Beacon Pediatrics, where children are given a new book at each of their well child check-ups from 6 months to 5 years of age, promoting early literacy and school success. I strongly believe in shared decision-making with my patients and their families, and in the power of educating children and their families to help them make the best choices possible for their health and future.

Undergraduate Education:
Wesleyan University, 1998

Medical Education:
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, 2004

General Pediatrics, A. I. duPont Hospital for Children (Nemours)/Thomas Jefferson University Hospital, 2007

Board Certifications:
Pediatrics, 2007