Two young children asleep in car seats.
    September 25, 2014
    Extend It! Breastfeeding and Rear-facing Car Seats

    [caption id="attachment_49084" align="alignnone" width="640"] Photo by Ryan Dickey[/caption]   Both of these are commonly seen as 1 year milestones. Or are they?! Extended Breastfeeding By now, m…

    Abrupt
    June 2, 2011
    Abrupt

    Sometimes life catches us off guard. We feel like a deer in the headlights. Sometimes things change so quickly that we are left shocked and confused. Have you ever felt that way? (more…)…

    The Great Game of Parenting
    October 4, 2010
    The Great Game of Parenting

    Sometimes I feel like motherhood is one giant witch hunt.  In the great game of parenting, I am damned if I do.  And I am damned if I don’t. (more…)…

    BPA and the AAP
    October 30, 2008
    BPA and the AAP

    Like other pediatricians across the United States, today I received an E-Breaking News Alert from the American Academy of Pediatrics concerning news about bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical used in many ha…

    Pacifiers Don't Cause Early Weaning
    July 23, 2001
    Pacifiers Don’t Cause Early Weaning

    My local new-baby nursery is decorated with signs that say, "no pacifiers". Parents and professionals alike want breastfeeding to succeed. Many studies conducted over the past decade have found an ass…