There is a lot of information online about what breastfeeding mothers are allowed to eat, drink, and what medications they can take. So which resources… Read More »What medications can I take, and what can I eat while breastfeeding
There is a myth that pacifiers and breastfeeding are ‘bad’ and that they contribute to ‘nipple confusion’. This is not true. If a child likes… Read More »Thumb sucking and pacifiers – good or bad for your baby?
Children must be allowed to be outside as much as possible. They need to play and run and eat ice cream and bike and have… Read More »Sun protection for babies and children – sunscreen and more
Standing next to a small baby with severe whooping cough (pertussis) is among the most awful things I have ever experienced. The baby has such… Read More »Whooping cough (pertussis) – symptoms, how it sounds, tests and treatment
Traveling abroad with an infant requires some thought. Read about how to prepare for a holiday, flying with a baby and what vaccines are required.… Read More »Traveling abroad with babies – advice about flights and vaccines