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Day Night Reversal in Babies

Newborns can sleep up to 20 hours a day, but most of them are born wanting to sleep more during the day. Who can blame them when an active mom rocked them to sleep with the her busy days? Once … Continue reading

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Telemedicine

We offer telemedicine appointments. Please contact the office to schedule. We use the Doxy.me platform. Sign up here. Find our waiting room at https://doxy.me/casaverdepediatrics

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Essential Oils for Kids?

The short answer is well controlled studies do not show the benefits that many of these products claim. It’s important to know that the FDA doesn’t regulate over the counter supplements and herbs, and that they are allowed to claim … Continue reading

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Wild Fire Smoke and Kids

Do NOT rely on masks to filter contaminants, since masks do not work when not fitted correctly. Smaller sized masks may appear to fit a child’s face, but no manufacturers recommend their use for children. If your children are in … Continue reading

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Antibiotics and Sick Kids

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, but the kids are more likely to be sick. Some of the reasons why children are sicker from October through March include: Close contact with classmates. More indoor time with shorter days … Continue reading

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Traveling Abroad for the Holidays?

The Centers for Disease control has ways to enjoy your stay here.

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Tetanus: Wounds and Shots

I like to walk my dogs at the Bulb in Albany. If you’ve never been to the Bulb, it’s a former landfill on the San Francisco Bay that’s making the transition to natural, open space. It’s also a tetanus-prone wound … Continue reading

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Raising Safe Drivers

Have a rising teen or young adult driver? Car safety tips for parents as here. Teen driving agreement is here. More from the American Academy of Pediatrics: The Teen Driver 9/24/2018 ​Teen driving fatalities appear to be on the rise … Continue reading

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Flu Vaccines 2018-2019

Flu Vaccines 2018-2019 Season Flu injection for 6 months to 3 years: in stock Flu injection for 3 years and older: in stock. Flumist is not recommended for this year and we will not be stocking it. Please call to … Continue reading

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