Anthem Blue Cross Mental Health

First Aid NeonDoes your child have Anthem Blue Cross MediCal and needs mental health professionals for evaluation or counseling?

Please click Anthem.CFMG_Mental Health for information on connecting with your child’s insurance.

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Ditch the Baby Gear to Build Mad Skills

Teddy BearInfants roll, sit and walk all in about a year. They do this by moving their bodies. Time spent confined in infant gear gets in the way.

If you are curious about what to do with baby at home, take a look at the book Retro Baby by Anne Zachry, PhD. She’s an occupational therapist with at-home play activities for you and baby along with recommendations on what gear is safe to use and how often.

Registering for baby gear? Baby walkers develop pushing muscles, not walking muscles. Pediatricians don’t recommend them. They can also be dangerous. Read more here. They are illegal in Canada. Really. Read about that here.

 

 

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Traveling with Babies and Children

TravelTraveling with children outside of the US

Traveler’s Health from the CDC

Surviving air travel with babies and children

Summer Travel with Kids

Traveling Abroad for the Holidays

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It Takes 11 Years of Education and Training to Become a Pediatrician

PediatricianGraphic

Pediatricians are physicians who specialize in the care of infants, children, adolescents and young adults.

I often get asked what it takes to be a pediatrician.

This graphic sums up the years of education and training.

Many people train to work in the medical field, and they may even see patients, but they do not receive this comprehensive training.

 

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Rock-a-bye Baby: Cribs

cribGood night, pleasant dreams. Shopping for baby’s Crib.

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Baby’s Layette

sleepRegistering for baby clothes?

Shopping for a baby sprinkle?

Read more here

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Shop till you drop the baby?

BabyTips for buying baby furniture and equipment from the American Academy of Pediatricians are here.

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Tick Talk

IMG_0074 3Better weather means kids and pets outdoors. Don’t forget to check for ticks!

The tick you find will be the tick you don’t have to remove.

Tips on preventing tick bites from the CDC are here.

Check out the CDC’s Tick ID site.

Village Pediatrics in Connecticut has an excellent information page.

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Party Details for Teddy’s 2nd Birthday

Monday 2/18/2019 TeddyRosesSmall is President’s Day–and Teddy’s 2nd Birthday.
We’ll have cake and fun for kids starting around 2 pm with Teddy’s cake after 3 pm.
Stop by and celebrate our shot dog with us!
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Oh, Baby! This Saturday March 9, 2019

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