New Study on use of Eczema Cream to Prevent Eczema

New Study on use of Eczema Cream to Prevent Eczema

“Dr. Linda, I had eczema and my first baby had it too, is there anything I can do to prevent my newborn from developing it too?” Eczema is a dry skin condition which leads to red, itchy, scaly areas on your baby’s body. It is a chronic skin condition which...
What are Omega-3 essential fatty acids?

What are Omega-3 essential fatty acids?

“Dr. Linda, I’ve been hearing a lot about Omega-3 essential fatty acids. What are they and why does my baby need them?” Omega-3 fatty acids are a type of essential fatty acid (EFA). These are fatty acids we can’t make in our bodies we have to...
Tips for Care of the Circumcision

Tips for Care of the Circumcision

Dr. Linda, my baby boy was circumcised just before we brought him home from the hospital 2 days ago. Now there’s some yellow material on his penis. Should I remove it? Can you tell me more about how to take care of the circumcision? Circumcision is the medical...
Burping your gassy newborn

Burping your gassy newborn

Dr. Linda, my son is really hard to burp! Should I worry? Burping gets rid of the air bubbles your baby swallows during a feed. In last weeks blog, we talked about how these air bubbles can get trapped in your baby’s tummy and cause spit up. Sometimes there are...
Tips  to Help With A Gassy Newborn

Tips to Help With A Gassy Newborn

“Dr. Linda, I have a very gassy newborn. She is 8 days old and passes a lot of gas, sometimes it seems to hurt her. Am I doing anything wrong?”   All newborn babies have gas. Some newborns have more problems with gassiness than others depending on how much...