The Blueberry Pediatrics Blog
“Oh My God, I Just Broke My Kid”
After twenty-five years of being a mom, you think you’d have seen it all. Not necessarily. Denise Lopez, a mother of two sons in their twenties and a pair of three-year-old twins, found this out the hard way. An accident with her daughter taught Denise that she could still learn new tricks, and thankfully, Blueberry ...
8 Ways to Show Your Children Love – Valentine’s Day & Every Day
No day like today and no time like the present to show your love! I’m sure, like me, you are usually bursting with love (most of the time) towards your kids, but in between the blood pressure-raising sibling fights, tears, and craziness, it’s easy to forget that they need the love reinforcement. Here are 8 ...
Sometimes Your Child Just Makes You Say, “WTF?”
“Mom! Michael’s ear is bleeding!” shrieked Raida’s fourteen-year-old daughter. Raida rushed downstairs to see blood trickling from her two-year-old son, Michael’s, ear. Sometimes your child just makes you say, “WTF?” As a parent of four, Raida’s experienced these moments many times. And in a big family, there always seems to be that one child prompting ...
10 Ways Virtual Doctor Visits Can Help Your Family
What Can I Use Virtual Doctor Visits for with Blueberry Pediatrics? Short answer – EVERYTHING! Yes, everything! You may be thinking, “Well, then why do I need my pediatrician?” You absolutely do need your regular pediatrician that you see for well-checks, vaccines, and other concerns. Blueberry’s virtual doctor visits are an added layer of support ...
New Membership Features: Annual Plans & Prescription Discounts
Our team is constantly developing improvements and updates to make your membership a better value for your family. As we start a new year, we’re reaching another milestone in that journey with two new exciting features – annual pricing plans and prescription discounts with GoodRx.com. Annual Pricing Plans: We’ve gotten many, many requests for this, ...
Dogs and Cats and Kids, OH MY! Animal and Human Bites
Isn’t it great to have a furry friend? Most of the time, yes, but not when they bite you! Animal bites hurt and they are scary for anyone. Let’s explore what there is to know about animal bites! My child was bitten by an animal…now what?! Wash the area immediately with lots of soap and ...
Raising Little Bookworms
There are so, SO many things young children can’t do, but there is one thing no kid is ever too young for – reading! Reading aloud to your child is something you can do to spend quality time and have fun together. Plus, it’s good for them! Reading to your children has the following benefits ...
Kids and their teeth! The Blueberry Pediatrics Med Minute
Wondering when you need to start taking your baby to the dentist? In this week’s Blueberry Med Minute Dr. Garbi shares how pediatricians think about this, and what you should be doing to care for your child’s teeth. 🦷 🦷 🦷  Transcript: Welcome back to med minute! Let’s talk about brushing teeth for little kids. So when do ...
10 Ways to Look Out for Dangerous Toys
If your home is like most with young children, there are toys everywhere! Toys are an essential part of childhood development and help keep kids happy and busy, but staying away from dangerous toys can be tricky at times. Here are some tips to keep everything safe and fun, no matter the age: 1. Start with ...
Cell Phone Radiation
Welcome back to the Blueberry Med Minute, where once a week you’ll learn something new from our Chief Pediatrician, Dr. Lyndsey Garbi. Today Dr. Garbi shares some tips on reducing exposure to the radiation from cell phones.  Transcript: Hey! Last med minute I talked about cell phone safety and actually found some extra information that might be ...