Monday, June 24, 2019
Doctor mom blog explores Breastfeeding difficulties and common reasons women have trouble breastfeeding

Breastfeeding difficulties? Common reasons women have trouble breastfeeding

Breastfeeding was not intuitive for me and I struggled. Particularly for the first two weeks I had breastfeeding difficulties. I had difficulty...
Doctor mom blog explores child discipline and how to avoid reinforcing unwanted behaviours

Child discipline: How to avoid reinforcing unwanted behaviours

As a parent I realize how challenging child discipline can be and the importance of consistency. I have talked previously about methods...

How to promote good behaviour with positive reinforcement

As a physician, I often get parents coming into my office asking for help or advice on parenting and discipline. As a...

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...

Breastfeeding struggles linked to postpartum depression in mothers

As a doctor, I encourage mothers to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is affordable, helps with bonding and has health benefits for both the infant...
Dr. Mom blog explores melatonin pills and melatonin for sleep in children.

Over-the-counter melatonin for sleep in children

Remember when you brought your newborn baby home from the hospital and she slept during the day but was awake all night? ...

How to increase breast milk supply during breastfeeding and improve lactation

Many new moms, including myself, worry about establishing and maintaining a good breast milk supply or how to increase breast milk supply....

Reading kids books to your child helps them learn to read and improves language...

As a young child, I did not like to read. At bedtime, I remember asking my parents to make up a story...
Dr. Mom blog sleep training and how to sleep train a toddler.

Sleep training: How to sleep train a toddler

There are many methods of how to sleep train a toddler to the point that it can sometimes be overwhelming. ...

Flying with an Infant on an International Trip

Our first flight outside of North America was when we went to Paris for Graeme’s otolaryngology conference when Madi was 6 months...