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Introducing Solid Food


Most infants are ready to begin trying solid foods at 4 to 6 months of age. A child begins to have more control over their tongue and mouth at this age which is one reason to begin introducing them. If you are unsure of whether to begin feeding your baby solids make sure to discuss [...]

Introducing Solid Food2012-08-22T21:16:24+00:00

Pacifier and Thumb Sucking Guidelines


Some parents become concerned when an infant or young child sucks their thumb, fingers or a pacifier that it could develop into a habit that will be difficult to break. There is no need to worry though, these habits are innate to children at birth and are very common. They have a soothing and calming [...]

Pacifier and Thumb Sucking Guidelines2012-07-31T22:31:54+00:00

Sleep Problems in Children


Numerous things can interrupt a young child or toddler's sleep and prevent them from getting a good night's sleep. Some of the most common interruptions are the following: Nightmares Night Terrors Sleepwalking and Sleep Talking Bed Wetting Teeth Grinding It can be frustrating and tiring when your child keeps you awake at night due to [...]

Sleep Problems in Children2012-07-17T21:40:54+00:00

Child Car Seat Requirements


Installing a child car seat may appear to be an easy and straight forward process, but many vehicles do not have the car seat properly installed. Proper car seat installation is critical and can be the difference between life and death in the event of an accident. According to the California Highway Patrol, thousands of [...]

Child Car Seat Requirements2012-07-06T21:35:24+00:00

New Coastal Kids Breastfeeding Support Group in Ladera Ranch


We are pleased to announce that starting Saturday July 23 at 10am-11:30am there will be a new Breastfeeding Support Group starting up in Ladera Ranch. It will be meeting in the well entrance side of Coastal Kids Pediatric group located at: 800 Corporate Dr. Suite 180 Ladera Ranch, CA 92694 An International Board Certified Lactation [...]

New Coastal Kids Breastfeeding Support Group in Ladera Ranch2011-07-15T10:45:34+00:00

Top 10 Favorite Rainy Day Pastimes


TOP 10 Favorite Rainy Day Pastimes Visit the Discovery Science Center--Santa Ana (www.discoverycube.org) Visit Aquarium of the Pacific--Long Beach (www.aquariumofthepacific.org) Have a tea party at Teddy Bears & Tea Cups--Balboa Island Decorate ceramics at Color Me Mine (for locations visit www.colormemine.com) Release some energy at The Little Gym Catch a children's theater matinee Go to [...]

Top 10 Favorite Rainy Day Pastimes2011-02-27T16:11:13+00:00

Temper Tantrums in Children


Your Child and Temper Tantrums By Sandy Oak Lee Has your child ever had a complete meltdown in a public place that involved crying, kicking, blood-curdling screams and writhing on the floor? If so, take heart - you are not alone. Many parents would rather remove themselves mentally and physically from the moment than endure [...]

Temper Tantrums in Children2011-02-27T16:04:46+00:00

Media Publicity


click to see larger full version... click to see larger full version... Here is an article that was published in The Orange Coast - The Magazine of Orange County click to see larger full version... click to see larger full version... click to see larger full version... click to see larger full version... click to [...]

Media Publicity2010-02-09T03:19:38+00:00

Starfish Newsletter


COASTAL KIDS STARFISH NEWSLETTER Welcome to COASTAL KIDS' Starfish Newsletter! Each quarter Starfish Newsletter will feature articles written by COASTAL KIDS' highly-regarded team of pediatricians as well as doctors' tips on diet and nutrition, sleep and naptime, potty training and temper tantrums, among other important topics that concern today's parents. Each quarter our newsletter will [...]

Starfish Newsletter2021-06-02T18:32:35+00:00

Expectant Mothers


Prenatal Visits Congratulations! Having a baby is one of the most rewarding experiences in your lives. We are committed to helping you care for your child - keeping your baby happy and healthy.

Expectant Mothers2010-02-09T03:17:34+00:00
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