Monday, January 25, 2021

Management Strategies for Colic

Colic is defined as crying for no apparent reason that lasts for greater than 3 hours per day and occurs on 3 or...

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...

The Importance of Eye Exams for Children

Last week, I assessed a 6 year old girl for recurrent falls. Her parents were concerned their daughter had a neurological condition...

Guest Post: What is Delayed Cord Clamping and Why do we do it?

The first few minutes after your baby is born is a whirlwind of emotions. While you are focused on your beautiful newborn, your...

Baby Proofing the House

George is an active baby. He is a very speedy crawler and there have been times that he was able to get...

Why We Need to Vaccinate as a Society

Previously I wrote a post about vaccines and autism that was very popular on life of dr. mom. Since then i've...

Why is Vitamin D Important?

During medical school, I learned that babies require vitamin D supplementation for healthy bone development. However, other than bone health I was...

How to Manage a Teething Baby?

It is only a matter of time before my baby George starts teething.  I remember when Madi was teething, there were times she...

Toxoplasmosis and Pregnancy

Yes, it’s true.  You really are off the hook for cleaning the cat litter box while you are pregnant.  While the risk of acquiring...

Can Having a Dog Reduce Your Child’s Risk of Developing Asthma?

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