Breastfeed Longer: The Whys and Hows

When it comes to feeding your baby, “breast is best” — but it isn’t easy. Even if you’ve been nursing for three, six or nine months, it’s not always smooth sailing. Gone are the early days of latching problems and discomfort. Instead, you’re confronted with potential supply issues, time constraints and one-too-many judgmental comments of … Read More

Don’t Feed Your Baby Solid Food Before 6 Months

Like many pediatricians, I recommend that you introduce solid food to your baby no earlier than 6 months old. A study published in the April issue of the journal Pediatrics shows many moms are jumping the gun and feeding their babies solid food earlier without knowing the risks. Of the 1,300 moms that were questioned, 40 … Read More

5 Things You Need to Know Before Botox

Since gaining FDA-approval in 2002, Botox has grown exponentially in popularity as a minimally invasive way to reduce the appearance of wrinkles and prevent underarm sweating. This simple, non-surgical injection is often used to temporarily reduce or eliminate forehead creases, crow’s feet near the eyes and thick bands in the neck.  And while effective, there are … Read More