Sunday, August 9, 2020

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...

The Stomach Flu in Children: Gastroenteritis

Over the years, I have seen many children come into my clinic with gastroenteritis. However, it was only when I became a...

Vaccines and Autism: The Real Truth About Fake News

Vaccines can be a controversial topic amongst parents.  In Canada, vaccines and anti-vaxxers (individuals who take an anti-vaccination approach to healthcare and...

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...

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...

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....