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Children’s Health

As a parent, you want nothing more than for your children to be happy and healthy. But sometimes, it can be difficult to know exactly what that means. After all, children are constantly growing and changing, and their health can be unpredictable. That’s why it’s so important to stay on top of your child’s health …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » RSV: What You Need to Know

SHARE Babies and children sick with respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are filling pediatricians’ offices and children’s hospitals across the United States. This is an early surge as RSV “season” usually starts in late fall. For most older children and adults infected with RSV, they will experience cold-like symptoms and feel better within a week or …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » FIVE TIPS TO HELP COPE WITH ACNE

SHARE Getting a zit might seem like a rite of passage into the teen years but for many, acne is a long-term skin condition requires medical help. What causes acne?Dead skin cells and oil from the skin will clog hair follicles, resulting in blackheads or whiteheads, pimples, and oily skin (unfortunately, scarring is also possible). …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » The Importance of Family Support for Breastfeeding Success

SHARE Breastfeeding your infant is very important to the overall health and well-being of your new baby. However, it is not always easy. Both the baby and the mom need to learn how to accomplish this task. The first few days of nursing requires support and patience and guidance. And while the breast milk does …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » What Should You Eat While Breastfeeding?

SHARE Breastmilk naturally has the perfect ratios of fats, proteins, water, and carbohydrates for your baby, and is overflowing with vitamins, minerals, and healthy bacteria. So once you’ve decided to feed your baby tailor-made human milk, you might be wondering, “Do I have to eat the perfect diet to make the perfect food for my …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » BREASTFEEDING: GETTING A GOOD LATCH

SHARE Breastfeeding can be a beautiful journey for mothers and their babies. But if breastfeeding is causing discomfort and pain, a baby’s latch could be the problem. Nipple pain that lingers beyond a slight tenderness with initial latching might be a sign that there is something wrong with latch, position, or suck. A painful latch …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » TO SHIELD OR NOT TO SHIELD?

SHARE A nipple shield is a thin piece of silicone that is placed over the mother’s nipple to assist with infant latch. The shield provides a pressure on the baby’s palate which can help encourage sucking. Milk leaves the breast and is pulled through small holes at the tip of the shield into the baby’s mouth. Many mothers …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » FIVE ELEMENTS OF SELF-CAREFOR BREASTFEEDING MOMS

SHARE With motherhood, there is a time of role transition. It is a profound experience, a wild ride, a journey filled with good days and bad days, easy days, and hard days. This time is especially important to take care of yourself first so your baby can thrive. Self-care and support from those around you …

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San Diego Pediatricians | Children’s Primary Care Medical Group » Archive » TONGUE TIE:WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

SHARE Breastfeeding is supposed to be this beautiful, natural, easy thing. The baby comes out, roots, reaches the breast, latches on, sucks and feeds! Sounds easy, right?  Not so much!! Many (if not most) of the mamas I know and the patients I care for struggle in the beginning…and almost all (who are dedicated and …

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