Lets Talk About Growth Chart Anxiety

I know you know what I’m talking about – something moms in particular love to talk about is their baby’s growth. Sometimes it’s pride: “They weigh ____ lbs now!” Or they are “_____ cm tall!” The other side of it is worry. “My baby is only in the ____ percentile, do I need to be…

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Constipation in Little Ones: How To Identify It & More

This is a subject I’ve been meaning to cover for awhile!! I see so many questions about this in online forums and so much misunderstanding around what actually constitutes constipation, when constipation needs treatment, and so on and so forth. This confusion around constipation isn’t just in regards to the child population, but also adults,…

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Reducing Stress at Meal Times: Misconceptions and Tips for Parents

Thanks to the kindness of Blaire at the Parenting Series, which runs many online events where parenting experts share their best tips + tricks, I was able to attend a recent webinar done by Ahuva Magder Hershkop, RD (Registered Dietitian) on picky eating in children. I learned a few things from her talk that I…

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Introducing Solids – A Brief FAQ

I recently heard the term “open gut” or “virgin gut“. This is how a baby’s stomach is described before 4-6 months of age. It means that the spaces in the small intestine are larger, and allow for the passage of bigger molecules (macromolecules) into your baby’s blood. This can be good, but there are risks…

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