Monday, April 6, 2020

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....

Can Having a Dog Protect your Child from Developing Asthma?

My husband desperately wants a dog. He grew up with dogs and thinks every kid deserves an animal companion. Madi also loves being around...

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...
dr mom blog explores sunscreen for infants and toddlers, what is physical sunscreen, what is chemical sunscreen, and physical vs chemical sunscreen

Sunscreen 101 for Babies and Young Children

It is officially summertime and that means taking advantage of the beautiful weather and long summer days.  Along with having fun in...

Guest Post: What to Know About Children’s Eye Exam?

Preparing for your child’s first eye exam Many parents schedule their child’s first eye exam when they notice changes...

Do the Preservatives in Vaccines Cause Autism?

In my last article about vaccines and the fraudulent accusation that they are associated with or cause autism, I outlined how the...

What is Positional Plagiocephaly (Flat Head Syndrome) and How is it Treated?

The safest place for your baby to sleep is on their back.  The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) recommends “back to sleep for...

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...