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...
Making Mealtimes Matter

Making Mealtimes Matter

“Dr. Linda, my baby is 4 months old. Do I need to start a routine for baby meals yet?   The earlier you start a routine, the faster you will both learn it  and make it a habit. Make baby meals special times. They are a time for bonding, teaching and  communicating...
4 Steps to Dealing with Nighttime Waking in Your Baby

4 Steps to Dealing with Nighttime Waking in Your Baby

Getting Your Baby to Sleep Create Strong Sleeping Habits by Recognizing Your Baby’s Expected Sleep Pattern: Babies between 4 and 6 months of age begin to wake up every 2-3 hours as part of their normal development. Be Cautious of the Habits Your Establish This is a...