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...
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...