Age: Infants

Landmark legislation for babies

Last week at the groundbreaking for the Dayton Children’s patient care tower,  U.S. Senator Sherrod Brown unveiled new, landmark legislation to help doctors and researchers better understand the causes of stillbirths, Sudden Unexpected Infant Deaths (SUID), and Sudden Unexpected Deaths … Continue reading

Mommy, I can do it by myself

“Mommy, I can do it all by myself” is a very common phrase in my home lately.  Mary at three-and-a-half-years-old is dressing herself, choosing snacks, picking flowers or veggies from the garden and even sitting on the toilet by herself … Continue reading

4 ways to enjoy breastfeeding more

Yesterday I shared with you the beginning of the story of Keng-I, one of my fellow dieticians. Keng-I has been a lactation counselor for many years but found when it was time to breastfeed herself that it wasn’t as easy … Continue reading

Breastfeeding my first, reality vs. ideology

World Breastfeeding Week is upon us! The theme, Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life! is bigger than just promoting breastfeeding. In 1990, the United Nations created eight Millennium Development Goals (MGD) “to fight poverty and promote healthy and sustainable development … Continue reading

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