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March 2014

Last Week for Covered California Open Enrollment

If you are buying insurance for your family through the Covered California health insurance exchange, you have one more week to sign up before the open enrollment period closes on March 31.  Click here for a video that explains how to sign up, and then visit the Covered California website.  Please remember that Tamalpais Pediatrics is not participating with all of the exchange plans.  In particular, we are out of network with Blue Shield Covered CA Exchange plans.

Posted: 3/23/2014 9:50:17 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Sleep Class - Thursday, March 20 - Greenbrae

Sarah Middleton, an infant sleep consultant and parent coach, will be returning to our Greenbrae office on Thursday, March 20th at 12 noon.  Sarah will be doing a lecture on sleep from 0 to 12 months, discussing babies' sleep needs and how to help your baby learn good sleep habits.

Posted: 3/18/2014 9:51:36 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Introducing CHADIS - Pre-visit Questionnaires

Our practice has recently begun using CHADIS, an online system that collects information from parents and teens before their visit here at Tamalpais Pediatrics.  If you have a checkup visit coming up, you should have gotten a postcard reminding you to log on and do this before you visit.

Posted: 3/12/2014 9:52:13 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Healthy Solutions for Picky Toddlers Class - Thursday, March 13

This coming Thursday, at 12:15 in our Novato Office, Susannah Wallenstrom, MPH, RD will be coming to present "Healthy Solutions for Picky Toddlers," a class on nutrition in the toddler years.  The topics to be covered include: toddler nutrition needs, solutions for the picky eater, the division of responsibility in feeding and planning meals and snacks for the whole family.

Posted: 3/10/2014 9:52:50 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

New Mommy Moods Discussion and Q&A - Wednesday, March 12

On Wednesday, March 12 at 12:15 in our Novato office we will have the next meeting of "New Mommy Moods: Discussion and Q&A."  This is a monthly group meant to help our families with all of the changes and questions that come up after your baby is born.

Posted: 3/6/2014 9:53:26 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments

Breastfeeding Support Group - Thursday, March 6 - Novato

Our next monthly Breastfeeding Support Group will be held on Thursday, March 6 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.

Posted: 3/3/2014 9:54:01 AM by Kim Adams | with 0 comments