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2021
September
06,
2021
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
Chicken soup/ chicken broth. Good to prevent dehydration and for upset stomachs. Eat a big ol’ bowl of chicken soup, or cook rice or pasta in chicken broth for a light meal.Salt topped crackers. Good for stomach aches while eating a bland diet.Apple ...
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March
18,
2021
| 08:55 AM America/Chicago
By Michelle Bailey, M.D.I encourage breastfeeding when possible, but FED is BEST. If breastfeeding isn’t working out for mom or baby, we have plenty of other options with formulas. There are so many types of formulas that the process of choosing whic...
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February
09,
2021
| 10:11 AM America/Chicago
An alarming government report regarding toxic heavy metals in baby food may have caught your attention. It says these foods are “tainted” with dangerous levels of arsenic, lead, cadmium and mercury.Is this information cause for concern? Yes, but it’s...
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2020
February
14,
2020
| 14:33 PM America/Chicago
A mom reached out to us, asking about the way her child stored food in their mouth. The stuffed cheeks reminded us of a chipmunk. And honestly, it sounded kind of cute. Until, we discussed the issue with one of our experts. The licensed psychologi...
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2018
April
05,
2018
| 09:28 AM America/Chicago
An interesting study came out in the JAMA Pediatrics journal this week. It’s caused a lot of worrisome headlines. I read the paper during my lunch hour this week. It seems to be a decent study (sometimes studies aren’t that good. Remember that the...
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2016
February
10,
2016
| 15:48 PM America/Chicago
When I discuss normal newborn sleep patterns with parents at their first several visits, I usually end up with a 4 month old who sleeps through the night. But I have trouble fixing sleep problems in a 2 year old. When I advise my 3 year old patien...
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2015
August
05,
2015
| 11:17 AM America/Chicago
Nearly all children dabble in picky eating. But, severely picky eaters take food selectivity to a different level. Severe selective eating is a disorder that prevents the consumption of certain foods or food groups and is associated with complete int...
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May
21,
2015
| 12:12 PM America/Chicago
I am that mom. The obsessively clean freak with a dozen napkins at meals and the dust pan and broom standing by! I see the crumbs falling to the floor, the grape jelly graze the side of the chair, and the sticky fingers raking through the hair as ...
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January
21,
2015
| 16:20 PM America/Chicago
Kids (and adults) love pizza and most of them eat a lot of it. Ok, maybe we didn’t need a study to find that out, right? But new research does show how much pizza kids consume and how unhealthy too much of a good thing can be. The study publish...
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2014
May
12,
2014
| 12:47 PM America/Chicago
As moms, we all make mistakes. Not a day goes by that I don’t wish I could take back the one I’m about to tell you. When my son was 15 months old, I gave him a bite of my pistachios. He got red marks on his face and body, and then he started to swell...
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