I can usually tell if a family is prepared the moment I enter the exam room. When children are prepared for a situation, there is a greater chance that they will cooperate, behave and enjoy their experience. When parents are
You’ll probably notice a sharp drop in your toddler’s appetite after his first birthday. Suddenly he’s picky about what he eats, turns his head away after just a few bites, or resists coming to the table at
Do you feel like you can’t take one step in your house without tripping over a toy? Do you often wonder if your kids really need all of them? Check out my Web MD blog to learn what makes a
Parents often worry that if they are too strict their children won’t like them, but if they aren’t strict enough their children may get into trouble. This is a common dilemma for many moms and dads. How do you decide
CBS Early show came to my office to discuss the new FDA advisory panel recommendation on acetaminophen. This is good news for parents who are often confused about dosing acetaminophen for fever and pain relief in young children. Dosing instructions
Should you space out your child’s vaccines? Hear what Dr. Tanya has to say on Web MD about immunizations. Watch Dr. Tanya’s video on Web MD.
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A comfort item or transitional object, also known as a “lovey” is a good idea to help a baby self-soothe and transition from needing Mommy and Daddy 24/7. Read Dr. Tanya’s comparison of blankies to binkies and when