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The PedREST Story

PMD March 2005: Announcing the PedREST

PMD March 2005: Announcing the PedREST

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In 2004 Pediatric Medical received notice that we were going to be granted our first patent – YEAH!!! We were finally ready to share our “creation” with the world Our first opportunity came in March... 

PMD 2004: And After Every Rain…A Rainbow

PMD 2004: And After Every Rain…A Rainbow

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As you can probably tell, 2004 was a bit of a rollercoaster. And trust me when I say that after that disaster of a weekend, I was seriously ready for the cart to start rolling uphill again. Sure enough... 

Creating a Prototype

Making Changes for Safety

Making Changes for Safety

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Now that we had 3-Dimensional pictures, it enabled us to make any necessary changes to make transporting children the safest way possible… The most important one was going from a 3-POINT HARNESS…or... 

Turning our 2-Dimensional Prototype into a 3-Dimensional One

Turning our 2-Dimensional Prototype into a 3-Dimensional One

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The 2-D patent drawings were really just the first step in bringing our concept to life   With a little more help from our engineer… we added some color…and some depth… and our... 

Novel Ideas

BUZZY – Because We ALL Need Shots That Don’t Hurt!

BUZZY – Because We ALL Need Shots That Don’t Hurt!

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As a pediatrician, I strongly support vaccination. I never thought shots were a big deal; parents and staff even chuckle sometimes when a kid is freaking out about shots. You know, ‘deal with it’.... 

“My Body Belongs to Me” Children’s Book: Prevent The Unthinkable

“My Body Belongs to Me” Children’s Book: Prevent The Unthinkable

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As a former prosecutor of child abuse and sex crimes in New York City for 22 years, I often encountered children who were sexually abused for lengthy periods of time and suffered in silence. One case in... 

Senseez Pillows: Vibrational Therapy to Soothe Anxious Kids

Senseez Pillows: Vibrational Therapy to Soothe Anxious Kids

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My name is Stephanie Mitelman. I am a Mom and I created the Senseez Pillows. The name Senseez means to ease the senses… Let me tell you the story of how Senseez was born… When my son was 2, he... 

Stop, Look & Paws: Teaching Kids How to Be Safe Around Dogs

Stop, Look & Paws: Teaching Kids How to Be Safe Around Dogs

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We’ve all seen or heard about horrific instances of dog bites to children. I think most of us believe it will never happen to us. Until I became a dog trainer and was doing research on children and... 

Loli-O’s and Kids: Puts the Treat in Breathing Treatments

Loli-O’s and Kids: Puts the Treat in Breathing Treatments

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Have you ever received a breathing treatment, either in an ambulance or in the hospital? It can be uncomfortable and you might be a little hesitant if you haven’t done one before. Now imagine...