Thursday, August 22, 2019
Tips for travelling to Vancouver Canada

Tips for travelling to Vancouver Canada

Vancouver is where I grew up and my family still lives there so it is one of our favourite places to go on...
Dr. Mom Blog explores Breastfeeding tips for new mothers on how to breastfeed successfully

Breastfeeding tips for new mothers

Breastfeeding was not intuitive for me and I struggled.  After birth, mother and baby are often very sleepy, and establishing a consistent breast-feeding...
Dr. Mom blog explores tips for children with speech and language delay

Tips for children with speech and language delay

When Madi was 15 months old, we were at a playground and we met a little girl who was 16 months old....
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...
Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding

Is it safe to drink alcohol while breastfeeding?

Stephanie Liu, University of Alberta; Erin Manchuk, University of Alberta, and Shannon Ruzycki, University of Calgary Is it safe...
Dr. Mom blog explores how to help your child learn another language and become bilingual

Becoming bilingual: How to help your child learn another language

It is very important to me that Madi is able to speak both English and Cantonese. I try my best to speak...
Dr. Mom blog explores common sleep myths and sleep problems

Common Sleep Myths

Sleep Myth #1: My anxiety will get better if I just get more sleep.  Fact: Anxiety and sleep...
Dr. Mom blog explores if learning 2 languages at the same time result in speech delay or speech problems

Does learning 2 languages at the same time cause speech problems or speech delay?

Growing up, I was fluent in Cantonese.  Unfortunately my Cantonese vocabulary has slowly diminished. I try to speak Cantonese as often as...
Dr. Mom blog explores trips for Travelling to France with a toddler

Travelling to France with an infant

When Madi was 6 months old we went to France for a medical conference and extended it into a vacation afterwards.  We spent...
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...