I often get asked, “Does teething cause a fever?”
Nope. Teething causes…teeth. It doesn’t even cause much pain – most babies just sail through teething without a problem!
Here are some other things parents want to know about teething. READ MORE
When other moms in a mother’s support group recently told my friend her use of formula to supplement her breast milk was like “feeding him fast food when you should be feeding organic,” I was shocked. Maybe I shouldn’t have been – because parents receive unsolicited advice and criticism from all sides. READ MORE
Recently, a couple came to see me for their first baby’s 2-week checkup. They were happy and tired. The baby was beautiful and gaining weight well. The mom reported that breastfeeding was going well – her milk was in, nipples did not hurt, and the baby seemed to have got the hang of feeding just fine! READ MORE
My 3 children have traveled a lot since they were very young. With my mother living in New York, family in Southern California and Colorado, and dear friends in Seattle and Switzerland, my children have grown up taking long car rides and plane trips. READ MORE
Parents typically have many questions about how to transition their babies from feeding only milk to including solid foods. It’s a fun and important stage that you understandably want to get right! READ MORE