Is my child overly anxious?

Is my child overly anxious?

What is anxiety? Stress is when children are worried or uncomfortable about something. In small doses, stress can be helpful, such as the stress children feel when they learn to ride a bike or how to swim. Anxiety, on the other hand, is when these worries interfere...
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...