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Dr Jamie Friedman

Dr. Jaime Friedman

Dr. Jaime Friedman is a pediatrician in San Diego, CA. She attended medical school at the University of Maryland and completed her pediatric residency and Oregon Health and Science University. She has 2 kids ages 9 and 12.

The Straight Poop on Constipation

By March 13, 2017 No Comments

Once you become a parent, you spend way too much time thinking about poop. When did the baby poop?  How much did they poop?  What was the color, what was the consistency?  While you might find yourself obsessing over your child’s bowels a little less as they become toddlers and preschoolers, you will still likely […]

Categories: Food, Nutrition, + Infant Feeding, Science 101 + Mythbusting

What Does “Its Just a Virus” Really Mean?

By December 21, 2016 1 Comment

The other day I was looking at the website of a charity that helps hospitals and emergency rooms acquire much needed pediatric-specific emergency equipment. While on the charity’s website I read through some of their patient testimonials. There were so many compelling stories, some with happy endings and some that weren’t so happy. Not long after that […]

Categories: Infectious Disease + Vaccines

Kids Can Get Urinary Tract Infections Too

By August 15, 2016 1 Comment

If you’ve ever had a urinary tract infection (UTI), you know it can be very painful and when it’s not painful it’s uncomfortable.  Pretty much anyone who has had one would say that it’s not very fun. In fact, 50% of women will have had a UTI before the age of 32, and pregnancy only increases […]

Categories: Ages + Stages, Infectious Disease + Vaccines, Science 101 + Mythbusting

Heat Exhaustion + Heat Stroke: Learn the Signs

By July 25, 2016 No Comments

Last week the phrase heat dome entered our vernacular.  The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) has issued excessive heat warnings for the Central and Eastern United States, with temperatures expected to exceed 110 degrees fahrenheit into next week.  This is also prime time for summer camps, vacations and high school sports practices, which means […]

Categories: Accidents, Injuries, + Abuse

Child’s Cough Sound Like Barking? It Could Be Croup!

By April 26, 2016 No Comments

If you’ve ever heard it, you will never forget it: the sound of a child with a croup cough, which has a very distinctive sound. Unfortunately, you’ll typically hear it in the middle of the night, so you are going to need to know what to do to alleviate your child’s symptoms when it happens.  But […]

Categories: Infectious Disease + Vaccines, Newborns + Infants