Preventing Becoming Overweight in Babies and Children

Preventing Becoming Overweight in Babies and Children

“Dr. Linda, my 3-year-old niece is very overweight. I’m pregnant and I was wondering if there is anything I can do so my baby doesn’t have a problem with her weight too ?” This week, I am sharing a study done on the prevention of overweight in...
Long-Term Effects of C-Section on Moms and Their Babies

Long-Term Effects of C-Section on Moms and Their Babies

Today I’m sharing with you this study on the long-term effects of Cesarean section (C section) published in the journal PLOS in January of 2018. The researchers reviewed 80 studies that involved a total of more than 29 million (29,928,274) participants mostly in...
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...