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Solid Food Introduction

January 16th, 2018|Nutrition|

As a pediatrician I routinely advise parents how to introduce solid foods to their infants. Parents want to know when and what to feed their baby. My advice is a little different from what they are used to hearing. I recommend pureed fruits and vegetables as first foods instead of rice cereal. To determine if [...]

Cold/Flu Prevention

January 2nd, 2018|Illness|

The most important action that you can take to arm your family against the flu is to strengthen the immune system. 80% of the immune system is located in the digestive system. Therefore the saying “you are what you eat” is very true. Here are some lifestyle habits that will strengthen the immune system: eat [...]

Fevers

March 20th, 2017|Holistic Pediatrics|

Fevers are the number one concern for parents. Many doctor visits are due to fevers.  Remember, if a child is over 2 months of age and is not lethargic or having other symptoms a fever is the body's way of fighting infection. If your child is under 2 months of age you should call [...]

Homeopathy for common childhood illnesses

September 21st, 2011|Healthy Children, Holistic Pediatrics, Homeopathy|

  Homeopathy is a safe and effective treatment option for many childhood illnesses. Most remedies can be used for all age groups, including newborns. The dosage is the same for infants, children and adults. Because I frequently recommend homeopathic remedies in my practice I developed a kit containing those remedies. The indications for items in [...]

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