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...

How Much Sleep do Babies, Children, Teenagers and Adults Need?

Sleep is important for our overall health, it allows our body and mind to recharge. The amount of sleep that we need changes throughout our...

Travelling with Toddlers: What to bring when flying with a toddler

For the past 5 months, Madi and I have been commuting back and forth from Atlanta, Georgia to Edmonton, Alberta (Canada).  Dining, shopping, or...
Dr. Mom blog explores Relaxation techniques for sleep to help with trouble falling asleep

Trouble Sleeping? Relaxation Techniques For Sleep

In my family medicine practice, I often see patients that have trouble sleeping.  Particularly difficulty falling asleep.  In medicine, this is known...

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...

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...