The Dr. Is In®

  • Making Mealtime with Baby the Best it Can Be

    It’s hard to overestimate the enormous potential of a family sharing meals together. Family meals are associated with better nutrition, better health, better behavior, and happier children, parents (and grandparents). read more
  • 7 Steps for Preventing Premature Birth

    Within the next 24 hours, more than 1,300 babies in the United States will be born prematurely - or more than three weeks ahead of their due dates. That’s one in every eight babies. read more
  • SIDS Awareness

    Becoming a parent opens up new landscapes of emotion within us: new hopes, fears, delights, and sorrows. read more
  • Infant Sleeping Safety

    As any new parent will tell you, having a baby can be exhausting. In addition to all of the new demands of raising a baby, persevering through sleep disruptions and deprivation takes a near Olympian stamina. In your efforts to get your little bundle of joy sleeping peacefully, be sure to take the below precautions into account to ensure safe sleeping habits. read more
  • Children and Sugar: It’s Not Always Sweet

    Sugary, high carbohydrate foods are everywhere, especially this time of year with Halloween and the winter holidays around the corner. read more