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A Blog from Your Kaiser Permanente Pediatricians in Northern California

About the Blog

Our Thriving Families blog gives information and guidance to parents in the same way that our pediatricians at Kaiser Permanente help guide our patients through the maze of parenting. We’re committed to providing quality content that helps you deal with everyday dilemmas.

In our blog, you’ll find answers to nagging questions and common concerns. You’ll have the opportunity to hear from trusted pediatricians on the latest in health care, parenting, and prevention.

Featured Expert

Kate Land, MD, is a pediatrician at KP’s Vacaville Medical Center. In addition to seeing patients, she’s chief of Patient Education, a champion in KP’s Napa-Solano area for child abuse prevention, a physician communication consultant, and a mother of three. Dr. Land believes that, as parents, we each must find what works best for our families – without guilt or judgment of ourselves or others.

A fellow of the American Academy of Pediatrics and a member of their Council on Communications and Media, Dr. Land believes that her three children have also taught her about life’s joys and struggles. Dr. Land says that as a mother and pediatrician blogger, “I want to share some of these lessons with other parents. There are many ways to raise children well and we can all learn from each other and enjoy the path together.”

Her full biography can be found on My Doctor Online.

My Doctor Online

In addition to subscribing to our Healthy Families blog, we encourage you to visit kp.org/mydoctor, where you can search for health information, manage appointments, refill prescriptions, email your doctor, and more.

About TPMG

The Permanente Medical Group (TPMG) is the largest medical group in the United States –and one of the most distinguished. Our nearly 9,000 physicians and 35,000 nurses and staff are leading the transformation of health care, delivering superior clinical outcomes, and having a positive and often life-changing impact on the health of our nearly 4 million patients in Northern California. Through nation-leading clinical quality, preeminent research, and superior technology, we’re able to care for our patients like no one else can.

In partnership with Kaiser Foundation Hospitals and Health Plan in Northern California, we are a leader in cardiovascular, perinatal, and neurosurgical care, sepsis survival, and HIV treatment. Our physicians innovate every day for better outcomes for patients, supported by some of the most comprehensive disease registries in the world and an integrated health care model. From our world-class electronic health record to a seamless care experience for our patients, we set the standard in health care.