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Infant nutrition

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Infant health

Baby (0-12 months) and Toddler (1-3 years)

Healthy nutrition for your baby will change in stages from 0 to 12 months. We help guide you from breastfeeding to bottle feeding, and the introduction of solid foods and healthy drinks that support your baby’s nutritional needs at each stage of early growth and development.

A healthy diet is important for the entire family because babies and toddlers are more likely to eat foods they see their parents and siblings eating. We provide dietary advice for introducing your child to a wide variety of flavors and textures, including baby-friendly herbs and spices.  Contact us to find out more.

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Breastfeeding

Breastfeeding improves your baby’s health

Breastfeeding

Baby (0-12 months) and Toddler (1-3 years)

Breastfeeding is entirely natural, but it is still a learned art. We understand if it doesn’t go smoothly at first. We identify and correct issues with latch-on so your baby can feed happily and easily. Correct latch-on is very important because it makes milk flow easily, prevents sore nipples, satisfies your baby, improves your baby’s weight gain and helps prevent overly full (engorged) breasts.

We are knowledgeable and supportive of breastfeeding, and we are dedicated to helping you achieve your breastfeeding goals. Contact us to find out more.

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Treatment for infant digestive problems

Physical medicine improves your baby’s digestive health

Infant care

Digestive problems

GER stands for gastroesophageal reflux, which is the backflow of contents from the stomach into the esophagus. Most healthy, full-term infants have episodes of “spitting up” or “wet burps,” but infants who experience severe reflux or vomiting, who are excessively fussy before feeding or have pain after eating, may have GER or its more serious cousin: GERD (gastroesophageal reflux disease). We perform a physical examination and talk to you about what your baby’s symptoms mean, and whether more advanced testing is needed. Most infants with GER become better on their own. However, we can teach you physical medicine techniques to reduce your baby’s symptoms when they occur.

Colic can occur in any healthy baby during the first 4 months. Colic is identified when your baby cries for more than 3 hours a day, more than 3 days a week and more than 3 weeks. We perform a physical examination to rule out other conditions. We talk to you about what your baby’s symptoms mean, and we help you decide whether you should change your diet, your baby’s diet or your feeding techniques. Many colicky babies benefit from physical medicine to control pain, bloating and improve digestion. We can teach you how to perform the techniques at home to reduce your baby’s symptoms when they occur. Contact us to find out more.

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Natural treatment for child’s ear infections

Physical and alternative medicine rapidly resolves ear infections

Infant care

Ear infections

Ear infections commonly occur in babies and toddlers, and typically follow an upper respiratory tract infection (URT). Accurate diagnosis of ear infections in infants may be difficult. We follow the American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines and recommend individualized diagnosis and management decisions.

We perform a physical examination to diagnose the problem, and we talk to you about your treatment options. If conservative treatment is appropriate, we provide physical medicine procedures that can rapidly relieve ear pain, eliminate fluid congestion and decrease inflammation.

We also provide alternative medicines that may reduce the incidence of URT during infancy and early childhood. Contact us to find out more.

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