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Dr. Jeanne Beymer

Pediatrics
San Mateo, CA
31 years experience

Locations

Office

San Mateo, CA

Address

50 S San Mateo Dr, Suite 260, San Mateo, CA
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About

Bio

I'm a board certified pediatrician and I've been with ABC Pediatrics since 1996. I enjoy working with new parents and children of all ages, including teens. Since my daughter was adopted from China, I have a special interest in caring for internationally adopted children. Out of the office, I'm a fan of many sports, especially the San Francisco Giants. I'm hoping that my daughter will be a baseball fan, but my husband is trying to raise a comic-book and tech geek. So far, he's winning.

Specialties
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Pediatrics

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

108 Answers
5 Agrees
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes.: Shingles lesions contain active chicken pox virus, so a child can catch chicken pox if they have direct physical contact with the rash. It does not tr... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Drool.: While getting teeth, your baby may drool and chew a lot. A teething ring may be useful.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
At age 3.: A check-up at 3 years is recommended. Before starting school your child will need more vaccinations. Bring your child's shot card to all visits.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes.: Consider vitamin d supplementation (at dose of 400 iu per day) for exclusively breastfed babies.  vitamin d can be given in the form of infant multivi... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Hold your child: Hold onto your child when you are near traffic. Supervise outside play areas.
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A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Keep out of reach: Avoid foods on which a child might choke easily (candy, hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts). Cut food into small pieces, about half the width of a pencil. Sto... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Supervise.: Never leave an infant or toddler in a bathtub alone -- never. Continuously watch your child around any water, including toilets and buckets. Keep the ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Car seat: Never leave your child alone in the car. Use an approved toddler car seat correctly and wear your seat belt.
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Rear-facing car seat: Your baby should be in a rear-facing car seat until s/he is at least 1 year old and weighs 20 pounds.  make sure your child still meets the height and... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Car seat: Never leave your child alone in the car. Keep your child’s car seat rear facing until your child is at least one year old and weighs 20 pounds, prefer... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Check with his MD: If your son's cardiologist has cleared him for full activity, make sure he knows that he is normal in gym class. If he has activity restrictions, ask ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
No: Gardasil has an excellent safety record. The most common side effect is pain and redness or swelling at the injection site. Mild to moderate fever a... Read More
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A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Sugar-free gum: Chewing gum, preferably sugar-free gum with the sweetener xylitol, can help equalize the pressure in his ears. Eating or drinking in general can help ... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Drool, pain.: Teeth come in almost constantly from 6 months to 2 years of age. While getting teeth, your baby may drool and chew a lot.
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Car seat: Never leave your child alone in the car. Use an approved toddler car seat correctly and wear your seat belt.
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Keep out of reach: Check your smoke detector batteries. Put plastic covers in unused electrical outlets. Keep hot appliances and cords out of reach. Keep all electrical ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Keep out of reach: Avoid foods on which a child might choke easily (candy, hot dogs, popcorn, peanuts). Cut food into small pieces, about half the width of a pencil. Sto... Read More
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A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Stair gates.: Make sure that drawers, furniture, and lamps cannot be tipped over. Do not place furniture (on which children may climb) near windows or on balconies.... Read More
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A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Quit: If you smoke, set a quit date and stop. Ask your healthcare provider for help in quitting. If you cannot quit, do not smoke in the house or near child... Read More
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A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Keep crib sides up.: Keep crib and playpen sides up. Do not use walkers. Install safety gates to guard stairways. Lock doors to dangerous areas like the basement or garage... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Stuffed animals: Stuffed animals, toys for pounding, pots, pans, measuring cups, empty boxes, and nerf balls are some examples of toys your child may enjoy.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
At age 6 months.: Your baby's next routine visit should be at the age of 6 months. At this time your child will get the next set of immunizations. Bring your child's sh... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Whole milk.: If you are breastfeeding, you may choose to continue breastfeeding or wean your baby now. When a child is 1 year old, you can start using whole milk. ... Read More
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A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Teach and lead.: Divert and substitute. If a child is playing with something you don't want him to have, replace it with another object or toy that the child enjoys. T... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
At age 12 months.: Your baby's next routine visit should be at the age of 12 months. Bring your child's shot card to all visits.
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Show them.: Toddlers are naturally curious about the use of the bathroom by other people. Let them watch you or other family members use the toilet. It is importa... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Rear-facing car seat: Your baby should be in a rear-facing car seat until s/he is at least 1 year old and weighs 20 pounds.  make sure your child still meets the height and... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
At age 15 months.: Your child's next visit should be at the age of 15 months. Bring your child's shot card to all visits.
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A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Your baby may run a fever and be irritable for about 1 day after the shots. Your baby may also have some soreness, redness, and swelling in the area w... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Time-out.: If a rule is broken, after a short, clear, and gentle explanation, immediately find a place for your child to sit alone for 3 minutes. It is very impo... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
At age 9 months.: Your baby's next routine visit should be at the age of 9 months. Bring your child's shot card to all visits.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Your child should be learning to feed himself. He will use his fingers and maybe start using a spoon. This will be messy. Make sure you cut food into ... Read More
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Pureed fruits and vegetables can also be started between 4 and 6 months. Start a new food no more often than every 2 to 3 days to make sure your baby ... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Smoother.: Movements gradually become smoother and more controlled. Lifts chin for a few seconds when lying on tummy. Cannot support head without assistance. Gra... Read More
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A 42-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Now: If you haven't started your baby on baby foods (other than cereal), you can start now. Start with pureed fruits and vegetables. Start one new food at ... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Now.: When weaning to whole milk, this is the time to wean completely off the bottle and switch to a cup.
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
No, but mom sure is.: A baby doesn't remember the events of his or her birth. The main psychological concern is the effect on mom. If the traumatic birth leaves mom physica... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Start by 12 months: Start offering small amounts of water and breast milk or formula in a cup between 9 and 12 months of age. Then start working on weaning from the bottl... Read More
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A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Developmentally: If your baby can sit up on his/her own and is showing signs of trying to pull up to a standing position, it's time to drop the crib mattress as low as... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Regular routine.: 6-month-olds may not want to be put in bed. A favorite blanket or stuffed animal may make bedtime easier. Do not put a bottle in the bed with your bab... Read More
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: After meals and before bedtime, clean your toddler's teeth with a clean cloth or very soft toothbrush.
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A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Books help parent and child grow closer. One way to help your child learn to love reading is to show that you enjoy reading. Pick books with bright co... Read More
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A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Keep out of reach: Keep hot appliances and cords out of reach. Don't cook with your child at your feet. Keep hot foods and liquids out of reach. Keep matches and lighter... Read More
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A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: It is important to set rules about television watching. Limit tv and video games to no more than 1 to 2 hours of quality programming per day. If you a... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
: Age 2.: T 18 months, most toddlers are not yet showing signs that they are ready for toilet training. When toddlers report to parents that they have wet or so... Read More
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A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: Your child should use a spoon and drink from an open-rimmed cup.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Yes: All adults caring for your baby should have received their tdap vaccine (tetanus and pertussis booster).  all household members should also get a seas... Read More
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Eliminate poisons.: Keep all medicines, vitamins, cleaning fluids, and other chemicals locked away. Dispose of them safely. Install safety latches on cabinets. Keep the p... Read More
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A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Acetaminophen.: You may give Acetaminophen drops in the appropriate dose to prevent fever and irritability. For swelling or soreness, put a wet, warm washcloth on the... Read More
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A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Jeanne Beymer
Pediatrics 31 years experience
Usually.: A baby is ready when he can hold his head up enough to eat from a spoon. Use a spoon to feed your baby cereal, not a bottle or infant feeder. Sitting ... Read More
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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Beymer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Beymer is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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This made me feel good. Thanks! Thanks this really helps and gives hope for young girls like me.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

UC Irvine School of Medicine, CA
Graduated 1992MD

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Mills-Peninsula Medical Center
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