Dr Linda, is there anything I can do to prevent autism?

Dr Linda, is there anything I can do to prevent autism?

Early Recognition Traditionally, autism is not formally diagnosed until the child is older, somewhere between 2 and 4 years of age. However, sometimes we find symptoms and signs that are suggestive of autism earlier in the baby’s life; I’ve always believed...
Dr. Linda’s Baby Diet Tips Part 2

Dr. Linda’s Baby Diet Tips Part 2

Mixing Foods Once your baby has enjoyed a few single foods, you can start mixing them together so she gets to experience different flavors. Mixing iron rich foods (cereals or spinach, as examples) with a food rich in Vitamin C (oranges or lemon) is a great...
Making Mealtimes Matter.

Making Mealtimes Matter.

“Dr. Linda, my baby is 4 months old. Do I need to start a routine for baby meals yet?   The earlier you start a routine, the faster you will both learn it  and make it a habit. Make baby meals special times. They are a time for bonding, teaching and  communicating...
Dr Linda’s tips to starting your baby on solids.

Dr Linda’s tips to starting your baby on solids.

“Dr. Linda, my 5-month-old watches me like a hawk when I eat and is trying to take food from my dish, how do I start giving her baby food?” Once your baby is between 4-6 months old and is showing at least three signs of readiness (see previous blog) your...