Grandparents Spoiling with Sugar

Going through medical school and learning about the growing epidemic of childhood obesity has made more conscious of the food I prepare for Madi....

Recommendations for the Flu Shot in Children

Every fall is the time of year for you and your little one to get your flu shot! As a mom, watching Madi be...

Sun Safety for Babies

Can babies wear sunscreen? How old do they have to be to wear sunscreen? Can you even take a baby into the sun? Surprisingly,...

Folic Acid for Pregnancy: Do I Really Need it?

With all the appointments and tests that occur during pregnancy, it’s hard to keep track of everything and easy to question, “Is all of...

Why Babies Under a Year of Age Should Not Have Honey?

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

Grandparents Spoiling With Sugar and Childhood Obesity

There is a growing epidemic of childhood obesity.  The reasons for this is multifactorial, one of those factors being highly processed and high...

What is Sleep?

Sleep is an incredibly important part of our natural biological processes.  It involves important chemicals known as neurotransmitters, those being serotonin, norepinephrine,...

What to do About Diaper Rash?

Diaper rash, or diaper dermatitis, is common and often occurs in the first year of life.  In fact, both of my children had...

What is Baby-Led Weaning and Should we do it?

Before I became a parent, I had no idea what baby led-weaning was. I actually thought it had to do with breastfeeding!  I...

Head Lice

One of the quickest ways to make your skin crawl is to hear that your child has head lice.  While head lice are...