Sunday, January 19, 2020

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Child wellness
Cradle cap, or seborrheic dermatitis, is a relatively common skin condition that can affect infants between the ages of 2 weeks to 12 months.  It occurs most commonly within the first 3 months of life.   What Does Cradle Cap Look Like? Infants will have thick...
Having an infant with a cold can be distressing for parents.   Cough, congestion, and sore throats can affect their sleep, their eating habits, and they may be more irritable.   Parents often bring their babies and young children into my office asking what they can do...
Madi did not have a tongue-tie and I struggled with breastfeeding her. George had a mild tongue-tie and I found it easier to get him to latch on during feeds, but found feeding him more painful. Does tongue-ties in infants make it more difficult to breastfeed and/or...

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