Category Archives: 101

Mask Up to Move On

Calvin says, wear your mask! As families venture out more and things open up, it’s important that children wear masks. Here are some resources for introducing (or reintroducing) masks. Face Masks for Children from the American Academy of Pediatrics. Tips … Continue reading

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COVID 19 Vaccination Game Plan: for Patients

Thank you for your interest in COVID19 vaccinations. Our office is authorized to provide the COVID19 vaccine. We have ordered vaccine, however we are waiting for our first shipment. Blue Shield is now administering the distribution of COVID vaccinations in … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: 2 Months Get Ready to Roll

Baby Steps: 2 Months Bound to RollBack to sleep is the safest position for babies, but since the change from sleeping on their tummy to their back, babies started rolling over a little later. Twenty-five years ago we expected babies … Continue reading

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Baby Got Shots?

Baby Got Shots? Here’s the 2021 schedule for birth through kindergarten. Seem complicated? It’s not! We’re happy to review it with you at the next well care visit.

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Baby Steps: Read to Your Bunny

Babies learn language the way you and I learn new languages: by repetition. Talk to your baby and child! The more words they hear, the more they learn. Talk about what you’re doing, name the items that you see and … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: 1 Month

Mix it up to keep baby moving! Starting tummy time early and scheduling routine tummy times—like after diaper change—can make baby accept and enjoy this time “face down.” Change up the surface for baby: different textures, different colors. Sing and … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: Week 1

Babies love to look at overhead mobiles. Change the hanging toys with different shapes and colors to keep baby’s interest. If the mobile has music, sing a long. Baby will listen! Toys must be attached with very short cords to … Continue reading

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Baby Steps: Day 1

Get your newborn off to the best start with tummy time, tummy time, tummy time! Aim for 15 minutes with 4 repetitions daily. A great way to start is to put your baby tummy to tummy with you–but make sure … Continue reading

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COVID19 Vaccination December 2020

The news that an immunization for COVID19 has been approved by the FDA under an Emergency Use Authorization (EAU), is encouraging! Other vaccines will likely follow, and the American Academy of Pediatrics has urged researchers to include the pediatric population … Continue reading

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Flumist? What’s that?

Flumist is a live, inactivated attenuated flu vaccine. There’s no needle! It’s sprayed in the nose. You can read about this option for vaccination against influenza here. See how the small amount of liquid vaccine is sprayed in the nose … Continue reading

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