Tuesday, May 21, 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 increase breast milk supply during breastfeeding and improve lactation

Many new moms, including myself, worry about establishing and maintaining a good breast milk supply or how to increase breast milk supply....

Botulism in Honey and the Risk for Children

“Just dip the soother in some honey”.  I remember hearing this piece of advice from a well-meaning grandmother when I was struggling...

Helping your child learn to read will help with language development and academic abilities

Child development of language and literacy abilities (the ability to talk, read and write) occurs in stages over time.  It includes developing oral language, reading...

Early intervention is key for treating developmental disabilities and global developmental delay

According to the medical literature, an estimated 15% of children in the United States have at least one developmental delay with the...

Skin abrasions: how to clean a cut in children and to avoid scars and...

Recently our family had an outing to visit Martin Luther King's house here in Atlanta. Graeme and I were excited to be...

Anxiety in children: why saying calm down isn’t enough for anxiety attacks and anxiety...

We all experience anxiety symptoms from time to time! It is a natural and normal part of stress and our everyday lives. Anxiety in...

What to Expect from your 6 Month Old Baby: Developmental Milestones and Baby Development

We probably took the most pictures of Madi as an infant when she was 6 months old. Madi was able to sit...

Teen depression: depression symptoms, and signs of depression in adolescence

Depression is common in adolescence and is often underrecognized.  As a parent it can be hard for us to think about our...

Reading kids books to your child helps them learn to read and improves language...

As a young child, I did not like to read. At bedtime, I remember asking my parents to make up a story...

3 month old Baby Developmental Milestones

I vividly remember when Madi was 3 months old, it felt like just last week! At that time I felt like she...