Checkup Newsroom (milk)

2019
May
14,
2019
| 10:55 PM America/Chicago
So, your baby is 1 year old and everything is changing …They are starting to take a few steps and babbling a ton (maybe even saying a word or two). Just when you thought you had this all figured out, everything changes. They were doing great, brea...
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January
15,
2019
| 05:14 PM America/Chicago
Meals should be a happy and pleasant childhood experience. In our busy lives, it might be one of the few times when we all slow down and check in with one another. But I hear from my patient families all the time that it's anything but relaxing. ...
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2018
August
02,
2018
| 05:19 PM America/Chicago
Babies need vitamin D for strong, healthy bones and teeth. A severe deficiency of vitamin D can cause serious conditions like Rickets (a bone deformity that results in permanently bowed legs). Most mothers eat a varied diet with fortified foods (u...
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2017
October
05,
2017
| 09:46 PM America/Chicago
"Am I making enough milk?" Often, moms perceive that they do not make enough milk because they do not make “extra” milk. Other times they think the baby is eating too often, or the breasts feel too soft, or the baby is fussy at certain times of...
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August
15,
2017
| 05:11 PM America/Chicago
The Texas Department of State Health (DSHS) recommends that people drink and eat only pasteurized diary products (including soft cheese, ice cream, and yogurt). The DSHS has issued a health alert stating that a person contracted Brucellosis from cons...
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June
12,
2017
| 06:47 PM America/Chicago
Do children who drink cow’s milk grow to be taller than those who drink other types of milk? Yes, according to a new study from the American Journal of Clinical Nutrition. Researchers say children who consumed milk from alternative sources, such a...
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February
27,
2017
| 05:17 PM America/Chicago
The first days after having a baby are full of wonder, awe and excitement, but those days can also bring anxiety. Breastfeeding can be one of the largest sources of this. If you are feeling this way, know that you are not alone! Many doctor moms say ...
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February
08,
2017
| 05:46 PM America/Chicago
“Does my baby have reflux?” “Is it GERD?” Or, as I frequently see it spelled, “Is it gurd?” Every baby spits up ... there is definitely a spectrum from the babies that spit up once in their whole life all the way to the babies that spit up e...
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2016
March
23,
2016
| 04:01 PM America/Chicago
Goat's milk is not a healthy alternative to formula (preferably cow's milk, followed by soy-based) for your baby. Here are 4 reasons goat's milk is dangerous and could even be deadly: It is usually not pasteurized which can lead to all kinds...
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February
16,
2016
| 09:20 PM America/Chicago
Around 1 year of age, parents start to wonder what they are going to do for their child’s nutrition. Some choose to stop breastfeeding. Some move on from spending all their extra money on formula. Everyone is wondering what milk to move to next. ...
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2015
August
12,
2015
| 10:04 PM America/Chicago
Do you know the name Jessica Anne Colletti, yet? If you don’t know her name, you more than likely have seen her photo because she has blown up the Internet with a photo of her breastfeeding her own son and the son of a friend. For some it’s a b...
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January
13,
2015
| 07:49 PM America/Chicago
Breastfeeding is a great thing for babies and for moms. The numerous health benefits of breastfeeding cannot be denied. Some of them might be overstated at times but, all in all, I believe that breastfeeding is best. I know there are times when...
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2014
August
14,
2014
| 06:07 PM America/Chicago
"We try and try, but he won't burp."Oh, the magical burp. It's that often elusive sound that would be offensive for you to let loose at the dinner table, but everyone celebrates when it comes from your newborn.So, what's the point? Easy, to get some ...
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