Tongue and lip ties. To clip or not to clip?

I commonly hear people say, “You must clip the tongue tie or your child will not breastfeed, have issues with speech, not eat and end up with major complications.” The evidence is not there. Let’s discuss.

Transitioning to cow’s milk or a plant-based alternative

When to introduce it? Why milk? What are some plant based alternatives to cows milk (with a look at nutrition labels)? What about toddler formula? How to introduce and how much should your child be drinking? I go over all of it in this post!

Sending a child to daycare when sick

mom and toddler in peds office

When deciding to send your child back to school/daycare, remember to follow your facility’s rules. I know it can be frustrating, but they’re important.

What to know about a fever and kids 🤒

Fever is the number one reason we get phone calls in the middle of the night as general pediatricians. And it’s also the number one reason you won’t go to the ER or come to our offices. Many times fever is not a cause for concern.

Does my child need an immune supplement?

immune-supplement pills

Does your child need an immune supplement? With so many multivitamins and supplements on the market for adults and children, it can be confusing for parents to decide what’s best.

Cold and cough remedies

Cough and cold remedies for your baby, toddler and child. When to worry and how to treat them, including at home treatments.

Turmeric Milk aka Golden Milk

With any home remedy, I want to make sure nothing about the remedy seems risky based on the components or method of administration. One of my absolute favorite remedies is golden milk (haldi doodh or turmeric milk).