Saturday, August 24, 2019

How to Introduce Solids to Your Baby

Medical professionals say that solids can be introduced to an infant around 4-6 months old, and the first foods introduced should be iron-rich. As...

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...

Peanut and Nut Allergy- When Should I Expose My Child to Nuts?

Before starting Med school, I remember being told that we should avoids peanuts and nuts and other common allergens (like tree nuts, other legumes,...

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....

The Importance of Vitamin D in Infants

When I was going through medical school I was told that babies need vitamin D supplementation for healthy bone development. Breast milk does not...

Breastfeeding Struggles

As a physician, I have counselled on the benefits of breastfeeding. I always encouraged breastfeeding as it’s more affordable, helps with bonding, and has...