San Diego Babies and Toddlers

We teamed up with others in the community to create a new digital guide that has essential, up-to-date information for first-time parents and must-have resources for those who are expecting the second (or third) time around. This unique bundle includes advice from local, experienced parents on topics such as breastfeeding, sleep strategies, potty training, nutrition and how to prepare toddlers for preschool.

Thank you to our San Diego Babies & Toddlers Sponsors! 

cpmg babyChildren’s Physicians Medical Group
www.cpmgsandiego.com
We’re proud to provide San Diego County and Southern Riverside the only integrated pediatric network of primary care, specialty care and hospital services, as a part of Rady Children’s Health Network.

chris all colorsAll Colors Photography
allcolorsphotographyblog.com/
San Diego natural light Photographer specializing in Maternity, Newborn & Children.

palomar babyPalomar Health Birth Center
palomarhealth.org/women-and-children/womens-and-childrens-services/pregnancy-birth
The Palomar Medical Center Poway Birth Center specializes in giving you the personalized birthing experience you’ve planned for, or better. You’ll have a large private birthing room your entire stay, natural and holistic birth options and wireless mobility during labor. Our highly trained labor & delivery team has the expertise to make every moment special and safe. Because when you’re here, we are family. Schedule a tour at PalomarHealth.org/PowayBirthCenter.

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San Diego Regional Center Early Start Program
SanDiegoRegionalCenter.org
Is your baby meeting important milestones? If you have concerns about your child’s development, don’t wait! Have your questions answered today!

aquaproAqua Pros
aquapros.org
Excellence in aquatics, one swimmer at a time. Our program is designed to help students thrive and become competent swimmers while still offering the most convenient, family-friendly structure for parents. We instruct all students: 2 month old infants through adults. Our swim program is divided into four levels, and class size is kept to three students in a group class and four in a Parent-Tot to allow for individualized instruction.

The Super Dentists SuperDentistBaby
TheSuperDentists.com
We're the largest, most trusted Pediatric Dentistry, Orthodontics & Parent Dentistry practice in San Diego, we see babies, toddlers, kids, teens & parents. Six convenient locations. Call 1-855-GO-SUPER

Floaties 2021

Floaties Swim School
https://floatiesswimschool.com/

Floaties Swim School is the premier swim school in San Diego county. Our facilities are custom built for the needs of infant and toddlers,  where they can learn quickly how to stay safe and love the water in a warm and comfortable environment, no matter what time of year. Join us now for semi-private swim classes as the standard and start your child's journey to safety around the water.

SD birthnetwork 2021San Diego Birth Network
https://www.sandiegobirthnetwork.org/

The San Diego Birth Network is a nonprofit aimed at Changing Birth in San Diego- One Family at a Time. Preconception, pregnancy, birth, and the postpartum period are milestone events in the continuum of life. These experiences profoundly affect pregnant people, babies, partners, and families, and have important and long-lasting effects on society. Our mission is to create a place that allows families the confidence that our members believe in the normalcy of the birthing process while helping to provide families with education so that they can make informed decisions about their care.

well mamas 2021

Well-Mamas Counseling
www.wellmamascounseling.com

Well-Mamas Counseling is a therapeutic and educational healing space that integrates a holistic approach with researched-based practices from preconception to pregnancy, and through the postpartum journey.

First 5 San Diego
https://first5sandiego.org/

First 5 2021

The Importance of Dad Involvement

The Importance of Dad Involvement

Researchers who study father-child attachment confirm what active, involved fathers have known in their hearts for years—that the father-child bond is no less important than the mother-child bond. . . .

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Priceless Tips for NICU Parents

Priceless Tips for NICU Parents

Parents do countless things to prepare for the arrival of a new baby—research, plan, decorate, buy baby gear, select a name and so much more. No matter how much parents prepare, the unexpected can . . .

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San Diego Babies and Toddlers

San Diego Babies and Toddlers

We teamed up with others in the community to create a new digital guide that has essential, up-to-date information for first-time parents and must-have resources for those who are expecting the seco . . .

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How to Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave

How to Transition Back to Work After Maternity Leave

Just as new moms are getting into the rhythm of parenthood, reality hits for those who work away from home and it’s time to go back. Here are strategies to help plan and manage the transition back . . .

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Baby Digestion Issues in the First Year

Baby Digestion Issues in the First Year

Most babies have healthy, functional digestive systems—even those who experience an occasional bout with gas, diarrhea or tummy pain. But because common digestive issues like spitting up, reflux, . . .

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The Benefits of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing

The Benefits of Rapid Whole Genome Sequencing

It is estimated that 15 percent of infants and children in intensive care units are there due to an underlying genetic condition. Just a few years ago, many of these infants would pass away or go th . . .

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Easy Games that Help Baby’s Brain Development

Easy Games that Help Baby’s Brain Development

Playing with your baby yields much more than adorable smiles. According to child development experts, simple games boost baby’s brain development, fostering growth in language, math, science and o . . .

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Baby Sleep Challenges and When to Consider a Sleep Coach

Baby Sleep Challenges and When to Consider a Sleep Coach

When I was pregnant with my first son, I read at least 10 books about birth. Sure, I knew the birthing process would last a mere one to two days and I’d chosen a trusted provider to guide me throu . . .

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Pregnancy and Baby Nutrition Impact Growth and Development

Pregnancy and Baby Nutrition Impact Growth and Development

  The World Health Organization found that a child’s nutrition in the first 1,000 days of life—from conception through age 2—has a substantial impact on physical and behavioral developme . . .

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How to Support Oral Health in Babies and Toddlers

How to Support Oral Health in Babies and Toddlers

A little-known fact for many parents—when you test the temperature of your baby’s bottle with your mouth or share food, a straw, or a utensil with your toddler, you’re also sharing bacteria th . . .

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San Diego Pediatricians, OB/GYNs and Midwives Recommended by Local Parents

San Diego Pediatricians, OB/GYNs and Midwives Recommended by Local Parents

Thank you to all the local parents who responded to our request for favorite pediatricians, OB/GYNs and midwives in San Diego County. Doctors and providers are listed alphabetically by organization, . . .

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What New Moms Need to Know about Breastfeeding

What New Moms Need to Know about Breastfeeding

For some new moms, breastfeeding comes naturally, but for others, it brings anxiety, fear, challenges and a lot of questions: Will I make enough milk? Will my baby latch? Will it hurt? Breastfeeding . . .

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Baby Feeding & Nutrition: Introducing Solids

Baby Feeding & Nutrition: Introducing Solids

When baby is ready for solids her world expands to include meaningful family mealtimes, colorful messes and even bursts of excitement over new flavors. However, the solid food transition can be stre . . .

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10 Sleep Strategies for Babies + Local Mom Advice

10 Sleep Strategies for Babies + Local Mom Advice

There’s one piece of sleep advice that serves parents best: Give your child the sleep support he needs, and no more. It’s that simple. Respond to his needs compassionately, and learn when to ste . . .

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We Need Your Referrals for OB/GYNs, Midwives and Pediatricians

We Need Your Referrals for OB/GYNs, Midwives and Pediatricians

Tell us about your favorite obstetricians, gynecologists, midwives and pediatricians for our Mom-Approved Referral List!This is your opportunity to refer other parents to the best OB/GYNs, midwives . . .

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