Changing Your Newborn’s Diaper

Changing Your Newborn’s Diaper

“Dr. Linda, I’m due in 2 weeks. Which type of newborn diaper should I use? Can you give me some tips on how to change my newborn’s diaper?” When deciding which type of newborn diaper to use you may want to consider convenience, cost and how the...
Help Your Child Cope After a Disaster

Help Your Child Cope After a Disaster

“Dr. Linda, since the hurricane my three-year-old has started biting his baby sister. Is this normal?  How can I protect the baby?  What should I do?”   Children of different ages tend to have different responses to stress. To help your child cope well...

What Parents Need to Prepare for a Natural Disaster

With hurricane Irma on its way toward Florida, I thought this would be a helpful blog for parents who need to prepare for a natural disaster.   What you need to prepare for a natural disaster if you have kids:   Water: One gallon per person per day is a good guideline...
Choosing Your Baby Doctor

Choosing Your Baby Doctor

“Dr. Linda, I’m due in 2 months and have not chosen a baby doctor yet. Can you give me some guidance?”   It really does take a village to raise a holistically healthy child. Your baby’s doctor will be an important part of the village (team) you...