Bay Clinic Pediatrics Blog

2/7/2015 12:44:41 AM | 0 comments

Jon Yost, MD FAAP


Dear families:


I am writing to inform you that at the end of February 2015, I will be taking a four month leave of absence. I will be traveling to New Zealand with my family where I will work as a consultant pediatrician...

10/31/2014 1:44:58 PM | 0 comments
Hello everyone!  Fall and Halloween are here. 
While fun for everyone, Halloween poses special safety risks.  (Read more)

10/27/2014 10:26:57 AM | 0 comments
Night Terrors and Nightmares
Is your child waking you up in the middle of the night screaming?  Read about  two common reasons.

10/13/2014 3:16:32 PM | 0 comments
By Mary Moore, MD FAAP

Fall is here, the leaves are beginning to turn, school is in session, and kids are beginning to share - GERMS.  It's also time to get your family their yearly flu vaccine.

9/9/2014 10:23:14 AM | 0 comments
By Mary Moore, MD
As capable as they may be in their profession of assisting those in need, police, fire and rescue may not always be able to reach you quickly in an emergency or disaster. The most important step you can take in helping your local responders is being able to take care of yourself and those in your care for at least a short period of time following an incident.  The more people that are prepared, the more quickly the community will recover. 
It is important to teach children, without alarming them, about disasters. (Read more)

8/29/2014 4:36:15 PM | 0 comments
By Jon Yost MD FAAP
My son just got diagnosed with a concussion.  He had hit his head while playing with friends at a river.  He seemed fine afterward, and even seemed ok that evening when he came home.  The next day he “owned” soccer practice, and I felt a little reassured.
Then the headaches came, (Read More)

8/25/2014 5:55:02 PM | 0 comments
By Jon Yost, MD FAAP
As the summer ends, I find myself looking back enjoying the time spent with my family.  I was able to practice the parenting tips I have shared with you.  The truth is they really do work, as long as you remember to keep them up. 
I just read this article on another positive parenting... (Read More)

8/13/2014 12:15:35 AM | 0 comments
By Jon Yost, MD FAAP For the past two years, Bay Clinic has sponsored our local Bike MS team. Both years I have been privileged to ride with family and friends and raise money for a fantastic organization. This year my wife, Barb, and I invited our siblings to ride. Barb's sister, Carla, rode with us on Saturday. My brother, Jim, rode with other team members and claimed 64 miles. Jim and I rode another 35 miles on Sunday. Though hot, (Read More)

7/31/2014 3:16:34 PM | 2 comments
By Jon Yost, MD FAAP
In my last blog I gave advice on how to choose a parenting book.  This time I will actually go out on a limb and give some recommendations.  This list discusses only what has worked for many families, mine included.  Your family will be different, and so a different approach may better.  In general, each of these books has a kernel of knowledge that all families can use.

6/20/2014 9:27:34 PM | 0 comments
By Jon Yost, MD FAAP

Guiding and disciplining our children is one of hardest and most rewarding things that we do. We parents might only have our childhood experiences to guide us. If you have ever said "I would never do to my child what my parents did to me," you might struggle to parent better unless you seek help.