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August 2013

Breastfeeding Support Group - Wednesday, September 7 in Novato

Our next monthly Breastfeeding Support Group will be held on Wednesday, September 7 at 12:15 in the waiting room of our Novato office. The group will be facilitated by Julia Giammona, LPN.  This is an opportunity to connect with other breastfeeding moms, discuss breastfeeding in a comfortable and informal setting, and learn new tricks to help make breastfeeding a little easier. 
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Posted: 8/28/2013 7:38:00 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Tamalpais Pediatrics in the News...More on the MMR Policy

Earlier this week, we posted about an article in the Marin IJ that mentioned our MMR policy.  Our local public radio station, KQED, also did an segment on the rising rates of personal belief exemptions in our community and once again quoted Dr. Branco.
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Posted: 8/22/2013 7:38:49 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Breastmilk - "Fresh, Local and Sustainable"

Our colleage Dr. Tracey Hessel, a pediatrician at the Marin Community Clinics, recently wrote an op-ed for the Marin IJ about breastfeeding that we really enjoyed and agree with.  Click here to see the full article.


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Posted: 8/19/2013 7:41:17 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Tamalpais Pediatrics in the Best Buddies Challenge

Many of you may be familiar with the Best Buddies organization, or maybe you've seen the posters around Marin for the Best Buddies Challenge.  Best Buddies is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to establishing a global volunteer movement that creates opportunities for one-to-one friendships, integrated employment and leadership development for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities (IDD).


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Posted: 8/19/2013 7:40:34 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments


Personal Belief Exemptions in the News

Today's Marin IJ contains a story "Number of Marin children without vaccinations continues to grow; health officials worried" which mentions the Tamalpais Pediatrics policy related to the MMR vaccine, and even has a "sound bite" from Dr. Branco about why we feel the MMR vaccine is important enough to require all of our patients have it by the age of two.


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Posted: 8/19/2013 7:39:39 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments