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Dr. Janesta Noland

Pediatrics
Menlo Park, CA

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Menlo Park, CA

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401 Burgess Drive, Suite C, Menlo Park, CA
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Pediatrics

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English

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66 Answers
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Staring is worse: Direct sun exposure to the retina and lens is damaging. Squinting is not great protection, but will nonetheless restrict the amount of sun getting in... Read More
A 43-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
See the doctor: He should check with his doctor to see if his vision has changed and he needs new glasses, to make sure he is not anemic, to see if he might have a vi... Read More
A 29-year-old female asked:
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Yes in some cases: Generally that is ok if it is all going to be eaten within the same day and if neither batch is frozen. Do not add fresh breast milk to frozen milk, ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
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Few days: You will likely be able to return to school on monday, as long as you don't have complications. You may still have some pain but will likely be able ... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Natural whole food: Most babies are on table food by 12 months and take 3meals plus a couple of snacks and milk 2-3 times a day. The best diet for a baby is food that "l... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
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Transition: When weaning off formula, mix current formula with cow's milk (or whatever milk you will change to) 3/4:1/4. After a few days, decrease formula to 1/... Read More
A member asked:
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Early: What we think of as true sleep training, the "cry-it-out" variety, probably is not appropriate until 5 months or so. However, start helping your baby ... Read More
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Varies with age: On average, babies start solids at 6 months. By 9 months, most babies are eating solids 3 times per day and taking milk 3-4 times. (6-8 ounces, usua... Read More
A member asked:
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Yes: All babies need to develop self-soothing skills and many babies do this with non-nutritive sucking (for example, thumb-sucking). The fact that she ha... Read More
A member asked:
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Variable: Common problems include anxiety about milk supply, sore nipples, difficulty latching the baby and fatigue. Less common problems include breast infect... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
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Yes: Baby's crying stimulates areas of your brain that produce hormones which stimulate breast milk production. These same responses can be triggered in o... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
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Bedtime routine!: Develop a short but very consistent bedtime routine that you can use anywhere. When you use it regularly at home and condition your baby to go to sle... Read More
A member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends: During the first weeks of life, baby's nervous system is immature. Babies can shiver or shake related to that immaturity. In an older baby, shiverin... Read More
A member asked:
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Dress down or meds: If your baby is under 2 months of age, call your pediatrician for any fever over 100.4. For older babies and children, Acetaminophen or Ibuprofen are... Read More
A member asked:
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Depends on how mch: Breastfeeding causes uterine contractions and will decrease post-partum bleeding. If, however, bleeding is significant ( copious bleeding, blood clot... Read More
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Heat: Heat will often make eczema worse - it causes release of histamine from cells in the skin and histamine causes itching. Interestingly, humidity (whic... Read More
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Yes: Often something contributes to decrease in milk supply - stress, illness, lack of sleep - that is transient. If your baby is young (less than 4 month... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
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Yes: Most likely, the pennies are not the cause. The stomach and intestine are remarkably capable of retracting and avoiding a sharp object. A penny is n... Read More
A 22-year-old member asked:
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Watch closely: During the first few days of any illness, most babies show low energy, decreased appetite and grouchy or clingy behavior. If your baby does not seem ... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Depends: If a child has minimal symptoms from his cf, he might be fine. He will have more trouble getting medical care in a third world country if he becomes i... Read More
A 54-year-old male asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
About 24 hours: Vzv can survive outside the human body for up to 24 hours, but it may be less in inhospitable conditions.
A 19-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Breathe: While that may seem like an overly simplistic answer, breathing slowly and deeply (using your stomach, not just your chest) while focusing on the pres... Read More
A member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Weight: A baby's weight is the most accurate way to know if baby is eating enough. For a newborn, a baby is getting enough milk if stools are yellow by day 5... Read More
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No: Eyeballs grow with your body. In addition, eyeballs can change shape over time, which can result in vision changes (some people's eyeballs grow longe... Read More
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Bedtime routine: Create a bedtime routine that you can do regularly and with consistency both around timing and activities. Let the routine become baby's sleep associ... Read More
A member asked:
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Depends: If you are going back to work at 6 or 8 weeks, you need to store up some milk early. Start pumping and storing by a month. If you have a longer time... Read More
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No: Generally, no, but babies often have a strong desire to bite when teething. That may cause the baby to bite down on the nipple which can be very pain... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Sounds OK: We expect babies to double birthweight by 4 -5 months and triple it by a year. She is about on track with respect to her weight. The 5 ounce bottles... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
No: At least, most likely not! bald patches due to alopecia areata is quite common. This can affect anyone of any age and any medical status. Stress ca... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Ice and keep clean: What a common injury for a toddler! Clean the cut or scrape with soap and water. If not bleeding too much, or gaping, stitches are probably not needed... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Varies: But as the name suggests, it is often in round lesions. The patches are typically scaly or bumpy, often with central clearing. They may be itchy. T... Read More
A 30-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Depends on exposure: If your nephew is vaccinated, that may be why he has not had chickenpox. As more children are vaccinated, the disease is less common and fewer childr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
It's common: Nosebleeds are very common. Once a child has a nosebleed, they likely have a scab in the nose that can break or come off allowing bleeding to recur. ... Read More
A member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
If it's a lot, yes: Bleeding after delivering a baby is normal. Moms who deliver in the hospital will usually have their blood count checked the day after delivery to ma... Read More
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Call your doctor: Sometimes babies develop blood in the stool due to intolerance of milk protein which is easily treated by removing milk proteins from mom's and baby's... Read More
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That he doesn't blow: Babies can't blow their noses. (in fact, many toddlers and children can't!) any mucus that sits around with turn green and get yucky. Babies with s... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
As much as possible!: Babies should spend lots of time on the floor and be given lots of opportunities to move around. It's good for strength and acquisition of physical s... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: You know you will miss the baby; you worry about whether you can pump enough milk; you are exhausted, you are distracted! should you be nervous? Yes... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Babies generally have sensitive skin. If a shirt fabric is stiff or rough, it can irritate the skin. In addition, chemicals in the fabric from manuf... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Castration removes the testes which produce testosterone, the hormone responsible for pubertal changes such as voice deepening. Without testosterone,... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
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Specializes in Pediatrics
EKG: There are many different kinds of heart problems, of which WPW is one. Most heart problems will require evaluation such as ekg, echocardiogram and ph... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: There are 18 genes with over 500 mutations so far identified in hypertrophic cardiomyopathy. Screening is relevant in a person who has symptoms of hc... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: There are specific tests for lactose intolerance (cho breath test, for example). Another way to test whether your child is lactose intolerant is to t... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Yes: Pink eye is just an eye that is pink for any reason. Pink eye could be an infection, in which case there is often pus. (this kind is contagious.) it... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Probably normal: If your 2yo is otherwise well, likely he or she is just more shakey unpon awakening which is completely normal. If, however, shakiness persists all d... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Maybe: It is possible that when you become pregnant and the hormones in your body change, the breast milk may change in some way that your nursing baby may s... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
May be viral: If there is a single sore and you have no other symptoms (no headache, no stomach ache, no fever), the sore throat may well be a virus. Treatment for... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
No: We don't know what causes colic. Gassiness can happen any time of day, but colic is typically in the evening. Certainly, if you have a colicky baby,... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Suction: I agree with dr. Roberts - lots of suction with saline to loosen the mucus. Some babies with rsv-induced bronchiolitis will wheeze and some will impr... Read More
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Janesta Noland
Specializes in Pediatrics
Mom's choice!: Babies will usually wean themselves at some point. Sometimes, though, baby is not ready when mom is. If mom is ready - because she wants to work on ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Noland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Noland is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Dec 7, 2011
thanks for the advice.
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I nurse at 2 am and again at 6am. She has her rice cereal and falls back asleep. She wakes back up at 11am. Her dad gives her 5 oz of pumped milk (any more and she just plays with it and spits it out)...Read More
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I appreciate your answer so much. I physical part has not come back yet and I was beginning to think that I'm not normal. I'm guessing things won't get back to normal until after I stop breastfeedin...Read More
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Thanks, i dont think vacination was an option when I was a child. Me and my sister both caught the poxs. Thanks...

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University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, Pennsylvania State University College of Medicine
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