Friday, February 22, 2019
Medical professionals say that solids can be introduced to an infant around 4-6 months old, and the first foods introduced should be iron-rich. As a first time mom, I was nervous to introduce solid food. How would I know...
Before starting Med school, I remember being told that we should avoids peanuts and other common allergens (like tree nuts, other legumes, etc.) until a baby is a year of age and that we should especially avoid peanuts prior...
Going through medical school and learning about the growing epidemic of childhood obesity has made more conscious of the food I prepare for Madi. One family dynamic I never expected to develop was the conflict between grandparents and parents...
Before Madi was born, my husband and I loved going out for dinner, but having a baby changed everything about going out to eat. When Madi was a newborn, it was pretty easy to keep her quiet at restaurants....
After having Madi I found it hard to find time to make myself nutritious snacks. The easiest things to grab are the pre-packaged processed snacks. I was never into meal prepping before I had Madi; I liked cooking fresh...

Breastfeeding Struggles

As a physician, I have counselled on the benefits of breastfeeding. I always encouraged breastfeeding as it’s more affordable, helps with bonding, and has health benefits to both the infant and mother. Over the years I had new moms come...