Pediatric Care in Santa Barbara, CA
As parents, especially if this is your first child, you always have questions and concerns. Our For Parents section is here to try and help address some of the more common issues we are often asked as pediatricians.
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Select from over 100 symptoms to read more about managing your child’s illness.
An easy to reference online guide to know when your child needs an exam and/or immunizations.
Links to online resources we recommend for information on parenting and child health issues.
Shoots & Vines
Supplements & Vitamins for online purchase and onsite pick-up at Petite Pediatrics. Featuring Ortho Molecular & Springboard pediatric supplements and vitamins.
Pediatric Care at Petite Pediatrics
Dr. Charish Barry and her team of highly trained pediatric specialists are dedicated to providing the highest quality pediatric care to children throughout the Santa Barbara area. Their concierge-style approach ensures that your child received personalized attention. Dr. Barry has extensive experience providing comprehensive care to children from routine check-ups to sick child care. Call (805) 845-1221 to request an appointment at our pediatric office today!
Routine Visits and Check-Ups
As a child grows and develops, it is best for pediatricians to monitor their development through regularly scheduled appointments.
School, Sports, and Camp Physicals
Scheduling your child’s physical is the best way to take a proactive approach to their health.
Many children develop at different ages and stages, however, there are some developmental milestones that are common for most children.
Consult our immunization schedule to ensure your child is up-to-date on their immunizations.
Acute Illness Care
Sick Child Visits
When your child falls ill, we want you to know that we’re here for you as it is our concern as well.
Flu and RSV Testing
Influenza and respiratory syncytial virus (RSV) are both extremely common conditions.
Strep and Mono Testing
These tests help us to conclude accurate results regarding illnesses that may be affecting your child.
Anyone can develop tonsillitis, though it is especially common in young children. Recurrent cases of tonsillitis may call for the removal of these tissues if they are unresponsive to traditional treatments.
Conjunctivitis (Pink Eye)
The outer lining of your eyeball is called the conjunctiva. When this part of your eye becomes inflamed, it is known as conjunctivitis or pink eye.
Pediatric Food Allergies
It is incredibly common for infants and young children to have some type of food allergy.
Allergen Skin Testing
The variety of tests performed to determine a child’s particular allergy (or allergies) is known as allergy testing.
Asthma is a chronic lung disease that makes it difficult for air to pass through your lungs properly.
Upper Respiratory Infection
An upper respiratory infection can affect your sinuses and your throat, while a lower infection may affect your airways and lungs.
An ear infection is an infection that occurs in the space behind the eardrum, usually when bacteria or virus trap fluid causing pain and swelling.
Additional Care and Advice
ADHD in Children
If left untreated, this issue can cause a child to be restless, misbehave and prevent him or her from learning in school.
Dr. Charish Barry has provided answers to frequently asked questions concerning breastfeeding in order to help mothers address common concerns.
Toilet Training Guide
Every child experiences potty training a little bit differently, and what may be an easy process for one may be incredibly difficult for another.
Dr. Barry has extensive experience diagnosing and treating common skin conditions such as acne, eczema, and warts.
Vision and Hearing Screen
Hearing and vision impairments can arise at any point in a person’s life. These can cause a variety of difficulties for anyone, but pose a particular threat to a child’s development if they are not addressed right away.