What is Autism?

What is Autism?

What is autism? This seems to be such a hot topic right now, and with it being Autism Awareness Month I wanted to put some information out there about it. Autism can have many different characteristics, but the main ones are difficulties in behavior, social...
Newborn Bathing

Newborn Bathing

Having a baby is hard work, your life is completely thrown out the window, so here are some tips on umbilical cord care and bathing that will hopefully help answer any questions parents out there may have!

Newborn Sleep

Newborn Sleep

Oh my gosh, you just had a baby…..now what?!  Well let’s start from the beginning.  Take care of yourself MOM, your baby will only do well if you are doing well.  For once in your life let everyone else take care of you, take advantage while you can because after this it’s never going to happen again! 

Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding

I am an almost 40 year old female physician.  Can you guess what the hardest thing is that I have had to do in my life?  Go through medical school and residency….no!  Give birth naturally without medication….no!  Raise three boys…..okay maybe!  But without a doubt one of the hardest things I have ever had to do in my life is breastfeed my boys.

Baby Fevers

Baby Fevers

You wake up in the middle of the night to crying, your tiny angel who was starting to sleep through the night is acting weird.  You pick him/her up and realize that they are hot to the touch.  What do you do next?!??!