Diaper Rash Basics

If there is one thing all parents can agree on, it’s that babies go through a lot of diapers. Newborns will have 8-10 wet diapers per day and breastfed babies will have a poop with just about ...

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To Tamiflu or not to Tamiflu

During cold and flu season, there are several medical treatments that are hotly contested. Most commonly, it is whether or not to get a flu vaccine. A close second is whether or not to give ...

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Winter Weather Safety

Winter and cold weather brings back lots of memories for me. Sledding, hot chocolate, curling up on the couch with a cozy blanket, all fond memories from my childhood. Now as a parent and a ...

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Cough, kids and when to worry

If you look down my schedule in the winter time, the most common complaints you will see are fever and cough. I have already addressed fever, so now it’s time to address coughs. So many things ...

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Kids, food and kitchen safety

At holiday time, and year round, children love to participate in preparing big meals. It’s a wonderful time to teach your children about the traditional foods your family enjoys and pass-on ...

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School problem guidelines

Is your child struggling in school? Is your child’s teacher recommending further evaluation for learning or behavior concerns? I frequently see children whose parents have a variety of concerns ...

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Safe sleep for infants

*Updated 06/06/2017 All parents have been there. You get home, after giving birth, with a newborn who needs to be fed every 2-3 hours day and night. It’s exhausting. Many moms and dads find that ...

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Acne 101

One of the tell-tale signs your child is starting puberty is the emergence of little pimples on their face. Of course this is assuming they aren’t advertising the other bodily changes that are ...

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