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  • From Bananas to Blue Cheese: When can a Baby be called a “Foodie”?

    Posted on: January 14th, 2016

    Posted in: Nutrition     Pediatrics    

    Recently we learned that our little toddling cherub likes blue cheese stuffed olives. On days when I work my husband brings our son by on my lunch break so that baby can nurse, and while wandering through a local deli one day waiting for my lunch break to start he bought some blue cheese-stuffed olives

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  • Pediatric Health Support

    Posted on: November 5th, 2015

    Posted in: Digestion     Immune Support     Pediatrics    

    Areas in which I offer support for all pediatric patients (including the powerful preemies):   Mental/Emotional/Behavioural concerns ADD/ADHD Autism Spectrum including Aspergers Anxiety Oppositional Defiance Disorder (ODD) PANDAS (sudden onset of OCD, tics, and/or personality changes in pre-pubescent children)   Digestive health (health begins in the gut!) Constipation Diarrhea Colic Diaper rash Pinworms   Immune

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  • NICU essentials

    Posted on: September 9th, 2015

    Posted in: Immune Support     NICU     Nutrition     Pediatrics    

    There are lots of subtleties and individualized elements to NICU life, but some of what I found through my experience and through speaking with others over those pivotal few months are summarized below.  For the most part I’m speaking to my fellow mamas because that is what I know best, but there’s no denying that the

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  • Warming Socks Treatment

    Posted on: August 15th, 2011

    Posted in: Detoxification     Energy and Fatigue     Immune Support     Pediatrics    

    The warming socks treatment is used to gently stimulate the immune system and move lymph in the body.  It is a useful adjunctive treatment for coughs, colds, flus, fevers, but can also be used in times of health as immune support for the prevention of illness.  An RMT friend said that they learned about “cold

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