Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Child Wellness

A place to read all the most up-to-date, evidence based medical information relating to your child’s wellness including topics like mental health, medical health, and development.

How To Get Your Toddler To Stop Using A Pacifier/Soother?

When Madi was 8 months old she suddenly decided that she was done with her soother and never looked back. That is,...

Soothers (Pacifiers) For Infants

Before I became a mother, I did not realize how attached an infant can be to their soother. Madi loved her soother,...

How To Treat Sunburns?

As a child, I remember hating wearing sunscreen. My mom would put it on me and it would always end up getting...

What Is Swaddling and What Are The Risks and Benefits?

As a first time mom, I had no idea how to swaddle or why we even swaddle babies. Fortunately, I learned how to...

Guest Post: Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

Our daughter Madi has been the center of my husband's and my life since the day she was born. Our family, friends...

Guest Post: Gum Disease and Premature Birth – Why Dental Care Matters During Your...

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman's life, but also one that can be quite stressful. While there are already a...

Storage of Breast Milk for a Health Term Infant

If you are a nursing mother, at some point you may consider pumping your breast milk and storing it for future use.  This...

How do I track my child’s progress in ADHD?

In my medical practice, I often see parents who are going through the process of treating their child for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity...

Breastfeeding Versus Formula

During my medical training, I thought breastfeeding was as simple as holding your baby up to your breast and baby would naturally...

Myths about speech delay in children

Myth #1: Boys take longer to develop speech than girls. Fact: Speech and language development occurs at similar rates in...