Category: Dr. Mom

Why 5 is such a great age!

Sprout is turning 5! I cannot believe Sprout is already turning 5.  In some ways it feels like yesterday that I brought my first bundle of joy home from the hospital (and in other ways it feels like an eternity … Continue reading

Bye Bye, Binkie!

By: Dr. Stacy Meyer This past month has represented a major milestone in our household as we have weaned the pacifier (Binkie) from BusyBee.  This was no easy feat as BusyBee loved his “binkie”.  There were many days that we … Continue reading

What you need to know about concussions

In the ICU, I often see traumatic head injuries that clearly need immediate surgical and/or medical intervention.  Those injuries that are more subtle but deserve equal attention are those injuries involving concussions. Many of the professional sports organizations have faced … Continue reading

6 Tips for potty training boys

By: Dr. Melissa King Ethan has successfully potty trained. I admit, he was not really interested until about 30 months of age and I am pretty laid back about these things. However, by waiting until he was ready it has … Continue reading

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