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Every Baby is Different

Each baby is different.
Makenna, Kendall, and Analia were all born within 18 days of each other. You can see that already they're very different.


Your infant is unique. And will rarely do the same thing at exactly the same age as any other baby. Even within your own family. So how do you decide to seek professional advice about your baby’s growth and development?

We've developed resources to help all families obtain the information they need for the development of their children. Pediatric Services offers bilingual services — English and Español.

How to use this site

We have accumulated an enormous amount of information -- some that's of particular interest to parents, some that is of particular interest to pediatric-care professionals. In addition, we have information about organizations that can assist both parents and healthcare professionals. There is also a section that will be of interest to you if you are thinking about consulting with Pediatric Services.

BEST PALS is an acronym for Behavior Education Screening Therapy, Parenting And Living Skills. This is a service that we at Pediatric Services provide for children 0-5.11 years with mild developmental concerns, behavior problems, and parenting guidance.

YOUR SENSATIONAL KIDS is where we combine play with learning guided by pediatric occupational therapy.  The cornerstone of this specialized intervention in the North San Francisco Bay Area is working with a pediatric occupational therapist to foster a life-long interest in learning and to support parents and families in helping their children succeed.

For parents:

Refer to this section if you're a parent looking for answers. Here you'll find "Parents' Corner", information about the "Typical Developing Child", and an opportunity to ask a question.

For professionals:

This is the section you need if you're looking for information that will help you develop your professional skills.

We are looking for professionals! See positions available.

Useful resources:

Both parents and professionals will find these lists of recommended reading resources and organizations helpful.

About Pediatric Services:

If you're thinking about consulting with Pediatric Services, here is additional information you will find helpful before you call.

Additional information

  • Privacy Policy We capture no information about your visit to this website. For full details, read this information about Pediatric Services' philosophy on the important topic of privacy.
  • Confidentiality Pediatric Services gratefully thanks families that have allowed us to use their photographs on this site. This is our statement about confidentiality at Pediatric Services and its importance in Early Start.
  • Not all services are available at all locations.
Important Note: All information on the Pediatric Services website is for educational purposes only. For specific medical advice, diagnoses, and treatment, consult your doctor.

State of California Department of Developmental Services Appeals, Complaints & Comments made available for answering questions from persons served and appeal procedure questions (Welfare and Institutes code 4704.6):
Phone: 916-654-1690
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Last modified: March 15, 2017