Crawling seems to be one of those natural steps in most babies’ development. You may be unaware of its significance, though. Crawling is a wonderful part of development because of how it engages the brain. Some children who only crawled for a short period of time, or skipped the step altogether, can exhibit behavior atypical… Read More How Crawling Helps the Brain
Khan Academy has long been a helpful resource on a number of topics, and their lesson on spreading and catching the flu is something everyone should watch. We’ve done our best at Bakersfield Pediatrics to bring you information and helpful tips on staying healthy, but it can never hurt to hear our message come from… Read More Catching and Spreading the Flu
As we quickly approach the holidays, we know that families will be traveling to see one another, and some children may be meeting pets for the first time. Pets are also common gifts for children, so we think it’s best to emphasize a bit of safety for our little loved ones as they encounter their… Read More Pets and Safety
We already know the flu is very dangerous, but getting vaccinated isn’t just meant to protect you. Even if you never experience flu symptoms (like pain, nausea, or cough), it’s still possible to have caught the flu and pass it onto someone else. Check out our latest video to see what we mean.