Can My Baby See Me?

From the day George was born, the moments I cherish most are when he looks at me. In my opinion I think...

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...

To Circumcise or Not to Circumcise?

Male circumcision is defined as the surgical removal of the foreskin of the penis. The foreskin is the retractable roll of skin...

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...

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...

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,...

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...

How to Store Breast Milk for a Healthy 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...

My child’s cold won’t go away, what should I do?

The common cold in children is (unsurprisingly) common and there are home remedies for cough and cold.  In fact, most children will...
Dr. Mom blog explores melatonin pills and melatonin for sleep in children.

Over-the-counter melatonin for sleep in children

Remember when you brought your newborn baby home from the hospital and she slept during the day but was awake all night? ...