The Blueberry Pediatrics Blog
Do’s and Don’ts of Car Seat Safety
Shopping for car seats can be extremely overwhelming! There are so many products on the market, and it can be hard to know what the right choices are- not to mention how expensive everything is! Car seats are a prime example where high price does not always equate with the best choice. In addition, once ...
Sharing Isn’t Always Caring: Preventing Herpes Simplex Virus in Children
Most parents teach their children to be generous and to share. Family members often show affection by sharing their drinks, utensils, or by kissing a child. But sometimes, these simple acts of caring can be dangerous, inadvertently causing a lifelong HSV-1 infection. This is because up to 70% of adults are infected with HSV-1 (oral ...
Pediatric Myths Part 2 – The Blueberry Med Minute
Time for some more pediatric myth debunking! Transcript: Okay, let’s continue our list for common myths within pediatrics. Last week we left off with a few and I’ll continue with about three more. One, I should give medications for all fevers. Not completely true because if your kids running around totally fine running 103 104 ...
Bedtime Routine: 5 Tips to Get Your Kid Snoozing
Introducing a bedtime routine early in your child’s life sets them up for the future, and benefits you! It’s no secret that the pandemic put a damper on everyone’s sleep- according to a study of 1,000 people aged 25-65 done by Casper, 53% of us are going to bed later than usual or at inconsistent ...
Rise and Shine! 5 Tips to Brighten Up Morning Routines
We’ve discussed the importance of bedtime routines, but what about morning routines? Starting your child off on the right foot sets them up to tackle their day’s activities, whether it’s potty training or preschool. Here are five tips to make your morning routine bright. 1. Start the night before Life is hectic, so having things ...
How To De-stress With Your Kids
Compared to when most of us parents were kids, life is much more complicated for our little ones. These stressful times make parenting difficult. However, when armed with the right tools, we can help our children build coping skills that last a lifetime. Though we are often told otherwise, stress is not just “in our ...
A Pediatrician’s Guide to Telehealth
Have you ever waited in the emergency room for hours, then when you finally see a doctor, they tell you there is nothing they can do? Then you get a bill for the expensive inconvenience. There are naturally going to be times when a full physical exam and assessment of a situation will need to ...
Pediatric Myths Part 1 – The Blueberry Pediatrics Med Minute
In these next two Med Minutes, Dr. Garbi will debunk common pediatric myths! Check out part 1 below. Transcript: I’m going to use these next two med minutes to go through some common myths in pediatrics that I’m going to squash. Okay, let’s start. One fevers are bad. Not all fevers are bad because it’s ...
Blueberry Pediatrics Launches to Give Parents a “Pediatrician in Their Pocket”
Blueberry Pediatrics’ app and home medical kit gives parents direct, on-demand pediatrician care, providing comfort and peace of mind MOUNTAIN VIEW, CA. — March 15, 2021 — Blueberry Pediatrics, an app that offers unlimited, 24/7 virtual pediatrician services, today announces its official launch to give all parents peace of mind about their kids’ health. Like ...
What You Need to Know About Fine Motor Skills
For the most part, the sequence of fine motor skills development is the same for all children, but the pace at which they acquire the skills differs. These skills, called developmental milestones, are acquired by the natural interaction, physical growth, and learning patterns children gain in their first years of life. Each child is different, ...