Saturday, November 27, 2021

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...

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...
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...

Fever and Temperature Taking

Living in a COVID-19 pandemic means we are often taking the temperatures of ourselves and our children.  I know this is often a...

How to Introduce Solid Foods to Your Baby?

For the first six months of a baby’s life, they get all of the nutrients they require from their mother’s milk or...

How is ADHD Treated?

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a disorder of inattention, impulsivity, and hyperreactivity. ADHD is managed with a combination of behavioural, psychological...

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,...

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...

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...