First Breaths to First Steps

First Breaths to First Steps

Bev Garrison's First Breaths to First Steps

First Breaths to First Steps is a podcast for new parents in need of reliable answers to their baby questions!

It is hosted by Bev Garrison, a 25-year veteran in pediatric healthcare, who shares not only her clinical expertise but practical recommendations straight from her first-hand experience as a mother of three.

Bev has been working with families like yours for more than two decades and is here to provide you with the guidance you need to raise a healthy baby while experiencing the joy of parenthood.

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Baby Led Weaning

Join me as I explain the concept of Baby Led Weaning.
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Immunizations – What to Expect at Your Baby’s First Vaccines

Join me as I discuss the immunizations commonly administered at the 2 month well visit, how vaccines work, common side effects (and how to treat them) and why we follow a vaccine schedule.
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Sun Safety with you Baby

Join me as I discuss getting ready to enjoy the warmer and sunny months with skin protection for you little one. I will discuss Sunscreen, SPF clothing and good "Sun Tips" to have a safe outdoor season.
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What If My Baby Is Not Hitting Milestones in Development?

Concerned about your baby not being developmentally where they should be? Join me as I talk with Pediatric PT, Dr Kristine Godsil about what defines "being delayed" and most importantly what thing you can work on at home.
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Important information in lowering your risk of SIDS.
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MAMISTAD – A Community for New, First-time Moms to Come Together

Join me as we learn about MAMISTAD a community that Cynthia Tinajero has developed to bring new and first time moms together. Placing women in groups with similar aged babies and due dates so that they can support one another as they transition to Mother
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How to Pick Your Pediatrician

We focus a tremendous amount of time on preparing for your newest family member to arrive - but don't forget to spend some time on picking THEIR primary care. Listen as I walk you through some characteristics that I think makes for a great, long lasting
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Sleep Regression at 4 Months and 18 Months of Age3

Oh no we are no longer sleeping through the night!!! One of parent's BIGGEST nightmares...Join me as we discuss with Parenting Practice Co and Sleep Specialists (Lindsey and Paige) what practical solutions we can do to get us all back to bed.
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Daytime Accidents After Previously Being Potty Trained

Today I am featuring a discussion with Dr Kristine Godsil, Pediatric Physical Therapist, about how to address accidents after you thought your child was completely trained. This can be a frustrating time and one that can stress parents out. Listen as Kr
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The Safe Sleep Environment

Today we explore the meaning of "safe sleep environment." As new parents, you hear this term frequently, but what does it mean exactly. Join me as we clearly lay out what this looks like and define how to start your baby's sleep hygiene in a safe manner.
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