Wednesday, October 20, 2021

Screen Time and Young Children

When I was a child, our television was always on.  My parents allowed my brother and I to watch television as much as...

What is Croup and How is it Treated?

Croup can be a very scary experience for parents.  Your child may have a cold and suddenly develop a hoarse voice, noisy breathing, and...

Medications and Breastfeeding

While it is commonly known that many medications cannot be taken while pregnant, mothers are often left wondering what is safe to...

Mommy Thumb (de Quervian Tenosynovitis)

de Quervain tenosynovitis is a common cause of hand or wrist pain in adults.  It is sometimes called “mommy’s thumb” or “mommy’s wrist”...

What to Know Before You Start Baby Sleep Training?

I think most parents have been frustrated at some point in time when it comes to baby sleep. There are many...

What is Impetigo and How is it Treated?

Impetigo is a contagious bacterial skin infection.  It most commonly occurs in children under the age of 5.  Because it is contagious, it can spread to...

Tips on Returning Back to School

The start of the school year is one of the busiest times of year for many families including my own. Here are...

Heat Related Illness

It is not uncommon for people to state “I have heat stroke” when they were out in the sun for too long...

What is Baby Reflux and Tips to Manage Baby Reflux

Most babies, including my own, spit up. Spitting up, also known as gastroesophageal reflux (GER) is a normal process that occurs in...

Birth Control Options While Breastfeeding

Contraception options after pregnancy is an important health topic that sometimes we forget about when we are busy with the new baby. ...