The Dr. Is In®

  • Bath Safety

    When you first bring your baby home from the hospital, it will be too soon to give her an actual bath. Until the umbilical cord falls off, pediatricians recommend giving sponge baths before moving to an infant tub. read more
  • When You Were Kids…

    Despite the fact that I am a pediatrician and closely follow the recommendations of the American Academy of Pediatrics with my patients and my own kids, I frequently hear them saying, “When you girls were kids, we didn’t have all of these crazy gadgets - we just let you be kids and you were fine!” read more
  • "Look Mom, I can do it all by Myself!"

    For many, summer is a season to relax and chill out. Most people spend their time off with family. But is it possible to be a parent and actually have some relaxation time? I say, YES!! read more
  • Fun in the Sun

    Summer is finally upon us. It’s time to slow down, relax, and enjoy some family time. Here are a few tips to ensure we stay safe and healthy this season. read more
  • Make Room for Daddy

    As a mom, I know first hand the importance of Daddy’s influence. My sweet husband definitely started with what seemed like a disadvantage-he has a controlling wife who is particular about the way she likes things done and, to make matters worse, she was a pediatrician who had spent the last 3 agonizing years learning how to take care of babies. read more