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Magnesium: The Wonder Mineral

So much is made about our need for vitamins and nutrients, with Vitamins C, D, and calcium often taking center stage. But seldom does magnesium make it into the conversation, when it’s one of our most vital minerals.

The healthful benefits of magnesium are so wide ranging that its impact on our overall health cannot be ignored. Let’s shine the proverbial spotlight on this wonder mineral and find out why it should stand front and center of your child’s pediatric care plan.

Dairy, Dairy, Quite Contrary: Debunking Milk’s “Nutritional” Impact

Milk has long been considered the ultimate source of calcium – the builder of strong bones and overall health. However, in the world of pediatric care, its actual impact on a child’s wellbeing is a growing cause for concern. In this post we’ll unravel the truth behind dairy’s nutritional value and offer alternatives for growing strong and healthy kids.

How To Cope With A Crying Baby

Ask any San Francisco parent and they will tell you that newborn care can be as challenging as it is rewarding. Newborns depend on their parents for absolutely everything and crying is the leading instigator of sleep deprivation. Learning how to soothe and cope with a crying baby is a great way to mitigate the stresses that come with caring for a newborn.  Read on as GetzWell Pediatrics’ doctors provide you with best practices for coping with your crying baby.

Holistic Pediatrics: The Importance of Combining Physical, Emotional, Social & Environmental Factors in Your Child’s Medical Care

With the average American pediatrician seeing upwards of 25 patients a day, it’s no wonder that lightning-quick diagnoses and consequent prescriptions for medications never-approved for use in children (so called “off label” uses) have become the norm. In contrast, San Francisco holistic pediatricians Drs. Julia Getzelman and Nicole Glynn see fewer patients each day, take more time with each one, and have a larger toolbox with which to diagnose and treat kids.

10 Ways to Make the Most of Your Visit to the Pediatrician

make-the-most-out-of-pediatrician-visitIn a world-class city like San Francisco, almost anything is readily available. However, most would agree that quality medical care is hard to find. Fast-food style healthcare which involves long waits and exasperatingly brief doctor time is the norm. San Francisco pediatricians at GetzWell Pediatrics provide a refreshingly enhanced experience.

Three Ways to Encourage Your Infant’s Speech Development

There’s nothing quite like the joy you feel when you hear your child speak her very first word, and there’s so much you can contribute to your child’s speech development. The San Francisco pediatricians at GetzWell Pediatrics are here to help you navigate the uncertainties of every aspect of your child’s health and growth, including how to nurture your child’s receptive and expressive speech.

What Kind of Experience Will We Have at GetzWell Pediatrics?

In today’s fast-paced world, it’s common for businesses to make claims they can’t deliver. At GetzWell we don’t believe in making assertions we can’t support – we truly are experts in providing the most comprehensive care available for your child.

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Welcome to GetzWell Pediatrics! We are a concierge or Direct Primary Care (DPC) medical practice. This means our care is immediate, thorough, progressive and very personal. Our focus is always on the patient, never rushing through appointments and always getting to the heart of your concerns and questions.