A sensible start on solid foods: Are the allergy and obesity risks real?
Oct15

A sensible start on solid foods: Are the allergy and obesity risks real?

I recently had a patient who choked on a piece of taco. She’s fine from the taco-incident. More concerning is that she was 2 months old. Yup, somebody actually gave their 2 month-old a taco ON PURPOSE. I still don’t know why. But if you’re wondering when to start your infant on solid foods and you’ve been reading the Internet to find the answer – I’m sure you are confused too. Websites are filled with conflicting information,...

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It’s not a seizure. Great baby fake-outs
Aug27

It’s not a seizure. Great baby fake-outs

Every parent has thought at some point that a weird baby movement was a seizure. So I’m here to tell you about my favorite baby seizure fake-outs. Movements during Sleep: All babies have some abnormal movements during sleep. Babies don’t have muscle paralysis during REM sleep the way that adults do. So they can move a lot, and grunt, smile or kick, and still be in a deep sleep state. But another very common phenomenon called “benign...

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