Category Archives: Babies!

Sleep 101

Sleep hygiene information from the CDC is here. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for sleep problems and insomnia information link. Infant Sleep handouts for night criers and feeders are on this post. How much sleep does my child need? Stats here. Medication … Continue reading

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Valentines Day Love

Here are some Valentine’s Day tips from the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). Use plenty of positive and encouraging words when talking with your child. Try to avoid using sarcasm or mockery and get rid of put-downs from the words … Continue reading

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Who Takes my Child’s Insurance?

We currently accept the following:       Alta Bates Medical Group Brown and Toland Hill Physicians Medical Group John Muir Physician Network Network Select John Muir Sutter Aetna Blue Shield Cigna Anthem Blue Cross Health Net Humana Multiplan Tricare … Continue reading

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4.5 out of 5 stars

Have you gotten a health insurance questionnaire asking you to rate your doctor’s office?   Insurance companies withhold payments from doctors’ offices for the care we give and release it based on the results of questionnaires.   Please complete these … Continue reading

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Does Milk Cause Mucus?

The short answer is no. If you sick child likes milk, it’s okay to give it during colds and coughs. Milk has protein and natural sugars, and the body needs good nutrition to heal. If you child is allergic to … Continue reading

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Toy Shopping

Good info about best toys for children from Bananas in Oakland is here and the American Academy of Pediatrics has a link about choosing safe toys here. See also my previous posts on Old School Toys and Baby’s First Holiday … Continue reading

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Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment chaos at your house? We try to make open enrollment, well, more open. We don’t want you or your child or young adult to have to change health doctors when insurance options change, so we accept most health … Continue reading

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Talking with Babies and Young Children

Find ways to stimulate language and talking with your baby and small child here

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Summer Travel with Kids

Here’s a podcast from RadioMD about summer travel with kids that I did last week. Listen here. Happy Trails!

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How tall will your child be? How do you get them there?

Protein and nutrients are important for your child’s final height. This study of over 4000 kids found that children who drank milk versus non-dairy drinks were shorter. The researchers projected that a child who drinks 3 cups (24 ounces or … Continue reading

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