Latch On Difficulties: Breastfeeding Challenges

Latch On Difficulties: Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding is natural, so it should be easy, right? For some moms and babies, breastfeeding goes really well and there are very few, if any, problems. For most moms, however, there are a number of nursing challenges that can interfere with how easy it is to...
How to Quit the Smoking Habit

How to Quit the Smoking Habit

Smoking is an Addiction and a Habit. Part 2 in 3-part series:  As with any addiction, the first step is to admit smoking is a problem. The next step is making the decision to quit the habit. Here is the link to Part 1: 10 Ways to Reduce Smoke Exposure for a Healthy...
Swimming Pool Diarrhea: How to Keep Your Baby Safe

Swimming Pool Diarrhea: How to Keep Your Baby Safe

“Dr Linda, a friend told me about swimming pool diarrhea. Is it safe to take my 3 month old  baby to a public swimming pool? “ Now that summer is here I get a lot of questions about the safety of taking young babies to swimming pools. As I was looking...
Your Baby’s First Bath: For Safety, Confidence and Fun!

Your Baby’s First Bath: For Safety, Confidence and Fun!

Parents usually first encounter baby-specific equipment as they prepare to take their newborn home from the hospital: most hospitals won’t allow you to leave unless your baby is strapped into a car seat, for safety. The next big issue is often how to bathe your...