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2020
July
31,
2020
| 10:31 AM America/Chicago
Being a new parent is hard. Being a new parent today is even harder. With the limitation of visitors, changes to doctor’s offices, and lack of ability to get out of the house (among many other challenges), being a parent in COVID-times is causi...
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July
29,
2020
| 10:59 AM America/Chicago
Hi, new moms. I write this for you. Newborn Notes From a Pediatrician: The hiccups are normal. The sneezing is normal. It’s not allergies. The booty is going to get red (baby's, not yours). This is from the constant wiping and moisture. If ...
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June
16,
2020
| 14:34 PM America/Chicago
Even in the midst of a pandemic, you should be excited to welcome your first child. While I understand you may be nervous, I want to assure you there is still plenty of wonder and awe to be found as you await your bundle of joy. As a pediatrician,...
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February
05,
2020
| 08:49 AM America/Chicago
Bitterly cold weather is making its way into North Texas as we speak. By Tuesday morning, the temperature in Fort Worth is expected to be in the 20’s. To keep your family safe and warm through this first taste of winter, here are a few things to reme...
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2019
June
27,
2019
| 09:52 AM America/Chicago
Having a baby is one of the most exciting and life-changing events of your life. The first few days to weeks before and after baby is born are also some of the busiest and most overwhelming moments of your life. So before your child arrives, it’s ...
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June
04,
2019
| 12:32 PM America/Chicago
I’ve written a lot about fevers in hopes of calming parents’ fears. But when it comes to newborns, forget everything I’ve always taught you about fever. If an infant has a fever, it is a sign something is wrong and a serious cause for concern I...
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May
14,
2019
| 15:55 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
08,
2019
| 13:15 PM America/Chicago
Raise your hand if your kid has a runny nose right now. Ok, EVERYONE can put your hands down now. But, does your child have a cold or allergies? After all, the mountain cedar pollen count is the highest it's been all season in North Texas and i...
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2017
February
27,
2017
| 10:17 AM 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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2016
August
23,
2016
| 10:14 AM America/Chicago
Here are four reasons I don't recommend putting a breastfed newborn on a feeding schedule: They need comfort and bonding. Imagine being thrown into a brand new, anxiety-provoking environment with no skills for calming yourself and no way of esca...
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May
17,
2016
| 10:28 AM America/Chicago
Despite any blog posts you read guaranteed, you might not be able to potty train your child in three days. There, I said it. Those of you who insist that every child can do so, comment away. Those of you who tried and started a knock-down-dr...
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