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Dr. Pamela Middleton

Pediatrics
Newport Beach, CA
41 years experience female

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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

33 Answers
39 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Inadequate gut flora: Gut dysbiosis can present as digestive problems, allergies, asthma and eczema. If untreated it can lead to behavioral and psychiatric problems such as... Read More
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Until they finish : If your children are in a safe environment let them play as long as they wish or until the street lights come on :-).
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Bike carrier: Use a baby bike carrier specific for the type of bike that you have.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Yes: Offer regular foods and if child refuses to eat, excuse him/her from the table without making a big fuss. When the child gets hungry offer the same fo... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Be calm: Talk to your child in a calm, low voice. Explain to him how you expect him to behave. Do not scream or lose your temper.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Look for zinc oxide: The best sunscreens are zinc oxide based. Zinc oxide reflects the sun and is not abosrbed into the child's skin.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Yes: Psychotherapy and homeopathy may help.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Time for a bed: Once your toddler can crawl out of the crib it is time to transition to a child's bed.
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
You can't: This is normal. Your toddler is discovering his/her body.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Be supportive: Ask your child if there is something specific that scares him about the dark. Try to reassure him but use a nightlight until this fear resolves.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Digestive problems: Gut dysbiosis can present as digestive problems, allergies, asthma and eczema. If untreated it can lead to behavioral and psychiatric problems such as... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Abx will not help: Colds are caused by viruses which cannot be treated with antibiotics. Antibiotics should be reserved for bacterial infections. If antibiotics are pres... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Yes: Poor posture can affect spinal development.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Sometimes: It depends on the food. There is a great benefit in feeding children certain organic fruits and vegetables because some are high in pesticide content.... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Keep trying: Another way to incorporate green veggies into your toddler's diet is to add them to smoothies. If you make a smoothie with fruit and veggies your todd... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
No: Do not turn on the tv. Limit the amount of tv that your toddler watches during the day and do not allow him to watch tv at 4am.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
No: Not if this is normal sibling interaction and they get along fairly well in between their arguments.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
No: Speak with the child and attempt to ease his fears. He should improve as he gets older.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
It depends: A small child should never be left alone with any size dog. However a well trained large dog should not be a problem if the child is not alone with th... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Natural: Stevia is a natural sweetener that is healthy. Raw honey can also be used in moderation for children over 12 months old.
A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Boost immunity: A baby's immunity can be boosted naturally by optimal nutrition. Breastfeeding until one year of age is highly recommended. A breastfeeding mom should... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Yes: Babies will generally wake up more frequently during the night when teething.
A member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Protective clothing: Babies should wear hats and protective clothing when exposed to the sun. Direct exposure to the sun should be avoided. If the baby is over 6 months of... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Stranger anxiety: Your child is experiencing stranger anxiety which is a normal developmental phase. Reassure your child that the new person will not hurt him/her but s... Read More
A 24-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
No: Hearing two languages is totally appropriate for a child and will enhance the development of both those languages.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Set a schedule: Figure out how much time is required for homework then set a schedule that includes family and fun time along with the time required to complete homew... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Possibly: Over time this exposure can lead to health problems if coupled with unhealthy habits. Therefore your family should maintain a healthy lifestyle includ... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
No: Children with Asperger syndrome have impairment with social interaction but are not violent.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
No: It is not necessary to buy all organic food. There are certain fruits and vegetables that have a high pesticide content (go to www.Ewg.Org to see list... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Keep him busy: You will need lots of games, books, toys, etc. To keep him occupied during the trip.
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Can mean anything: Natural is generally a marketing term to make one think that something is healthy or wholesome. However, many times this is not the case.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Homeopathic remedies: He can take homeopathic cough medicine or honey for cough, saline drops for congestion, natural immune boosters, healthy foods(no sweet, sugary foods)... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Pamela Middleton
Pediatrics 41 years experience
Boost immunity: The immune system acts to defend against colds. It can also help to decrease the length and/or severity of cold symptoms. Therefore if you are at the ... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Middleton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Middleton is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine
Graduated 1995MD

Medical/Graduate school

Wayne State University School of Medicine, MI
MD

Residency

Children's Hospital

Awards

HealthTap Founding Doctor

Affiliations

Holistic Pediatric Association
Newport Concierge Pediatarics
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