health


Do Toddlers Really Need Probiotics?

Thursday, June 29, 2017 By Helen Sanders

Health and wellbeing is always going be a top priority for any parent when it comes to their children. Ensuring they are fit and healthy in order to allow the best possible start in life must be the obvious answer. So, if you could do something to prevent your child from getting sick in the […]

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Running During Pregnancy

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 By Danielle Olsheski
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Pregnancy is a time full of excitement and change for mothers-to-be, but do you have to change your running routine? Running has numerous benefits to mother and baby during pregnancy. With communication and clearance from your physician, many women can continue to participate in the same exercise they enjoyed pre-pregnancy. General Exercise Recommendations for Uncomplicated […]

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This Pediatrician’s 411 on Vaccines

Thursday, May 25, 2017 By Tessy Kadavil
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I love when kids come in for their well checks and I get to tell them, “Guess what, no shots today!!” Unfortunately, that introduction is not always the case and even though I wish all kids would happily trot into their pediatrician’s office without fear, vaccines are a standard of care in our line of […]

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How to Burn Fat Without Dropping Your Breastmilk Supply

Tuesday, May 16, 2017 By Kate Horney
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When it comes time to start your training or diet plan postpartum, it’s very common for moms to worry about how it will affect their breast milk supply. I can relate. As a new mom committed to breastfeeding both of my sons as long as possible, I promised myself that if I noticed a decrease […]

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What is Baby-Led Weaning?

Thursday, April 27, 2017 By Sarah Bederman
what is baby-led weaning?

Baby-led weaning (BLW) is a gentle, commonsense, and fun way to introduce solids to your baby. While continuing to breast or bottle feed, babies are allowed and encouraged to feed themselves real, whole foods–when they are ready. Babies have the autonomy to experiment and discover food at their own pace, developing “chewing skills, manual dexterity, […]

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