Category Archives: Children

Summer Sports and Conditioning

Love the California sun, but summer conditioning and competition can be tough. Make sure your athlete hydrates with 8-10 ounces every 20 minutes. Coaches, athletes and parents should monitor the heat index.Β  The index sorts temperature and humidity into relative … Continue reading

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Game on!

Committed athlete or contemplating jumping in? The pre-participation physical and well check gets it done. πŸ€βš½οΈπŸ₯ŽβšΎοΈπŸŽΎπŸπŸ‰πŸ₯…πŸ’πŸ₯‹πŸ₯ More info and links from the American Academy of Pediatrics here.

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Anthem Blue Cross Mental Health

Does 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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Traveling with Babies and Children

Traveling 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

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 … Continue reading

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Tick Talk

Better 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 … Continue reading

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Party Details for Teddy’s 2nd Birthday

Monday 2/18/2019 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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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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