Thursday, August 22, 2019
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...

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...

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....

Helping your child learn to read will help with language development and academic abilities

Child development of language and literacy abilities (the ability to talk, read and write) occurs in stages over time.  It includes developing oral language, reading...

Anxiety in children: why saying calm down isn’t enough for anxiety attacks and anxiety...

We all experience anxiety symptoms from time to time! It is a natural and normal part of stress and our everyday lives. Anxiety in...

Prenatal Pregnancy Exercises: guest post

In so many ways, Motherhood starts in pregnancy. From the moment we learn about our pregnancies, we prioritize our own health for...

OCD in Childhood: Guest Post

Developing rituals in childhood can be normal, however it is important to differentiate these from rituals associated with OCD (Obsessive Compulsive Disorder) by...

Maple Glazed Brussel Sprouts

Prep time: 3 min Cook time: 10 min Ingredients: 2 cups of Brussel sprouts - about...

What medicines are safe to give a child when they have a cold?

What medicines are safe to give my child when they have a cold? How can I help my child when they have...