Dr. Careys Baby Care
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with a mother who's baby is experiencing gastroesophageal reflux. The baby's symptoms, severity, frequency and failing initial treatments leads to the need to see a specialist.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with a mom who's second baby was diagnosed with failure to thrive. By his second week appointment he had lost over 10% of his birth weight. What now? How to get his weight up? Continuing to nurse while supplementing was what worked for this baby. Other options are looked at as well.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with Pediatric Dentist, Sunil Ilapogu "Dr. Sunny," about oral soothing with pacifier or thumb or fingers, baby gums and teeth care, brushing baby's teeth, tooth discoloration and overall general child oral hygiene.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with a mom who's second baby was diagnosed as being lactose intolerant. How she came to the diagnosis, how she's able to continue nursing, and what's in the baby's food-future in years to come.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with a first time, new mom about her experiences with having a newborn. When to sleep, feeding schedules, figuring out her new life with the new addition to the family.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with a mom and dad about their child's skin condition called a "nevi." It's like a large, usually hairy mole and we show pictures. They can occur anywhere on the skin and can sometimes affect the nervous system depending on it's location.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks 2 fathers who stayed at home with their children. What circumstances brought them to be the ones who stay at home with the baby. Stereotypes, isolation, and what's next now that the children are getting older.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with Pediatrician, Pediatric Infectious Disease Specialist and Medical Director of Ventura County, Dr. Levin about the babies and the flu. They discuss symptoms, when to call the doctor, how to keep baby comfortable, and ways protect baby from exposure. Some statistics are given.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with Orthotist, Mark Wormoth about babies born with misshaped heads or positional causes for it. Brain function not affected, this is a cosmetic problem. Correcting it should be done between 4-6 months, ideally. Babies wear corrective helmet 23 hours a day.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with mothers about their baby's having diarrhea. How the moms reacted, what they did to comfort them, how they kept them hydrated, and when they called the doctor.
Pediatrician-Dr. Carey and Ear, Nose & Throat Doctor-Dr. Vaidya talk about babies that are born tongue-tied. There are degrees of severity, not all instances need special care. What can be done to fix it and reasons why it needs fixing.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks with mothers about their baby's vomiting. What the moms did to comfort them, how they kept them hydrated, and when they called the doctor.
Pediatrician, Dr. Carey talks about babies going through cough and cold symptoms with their mothers who survived them. Symptoms like runny nose, fever, cough. Treatments like suction bulb, saline rinse, and medication. When it's time to see the doctor.