Friday, April 19, 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 nuts and other common allergens (like tree nuts, other legumes, etc.) until a baby is a year of age.  I also learned that we should...
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...