Sunday, December 8, 2019

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...

Male Circumcision

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

Guest Post: Child’s Eye Exam

Preparing for your child’s first eye exam Many parents schedule their child’s first eye exam when they notice changes...

Baby Teething

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,...

Soothers (Pacifiers) For Infants

Before I became a mother, I did not realize how attached an infant can be to their soother. Madi loved her soother,...

Does Eating Dates Induce Spontaneous Labor?

I was asked a very interesting question by a patient a few years ago "Dr. Liu, I'm almost 40 weeks pregnant and...

Placentophagy (Consuming your placenta postpartum)

There is a growing trend for new mothers to encapsulate and consume their placenta postpartum, called placentophagy. I did NOT consume placenta...

Breastfeeding Frequency and Routine

The frequency of breastfeeding varies from mother to mother, and depends on multiple factors including milk supply, milk extraction abilities of the...

Guest Post: Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

Our daughter Madi has been the center of my husband's and my life since the day she was born. Our family, friends...