Should I Give My Kid Cold Medicine?

Children’s Medicine Is there a section of the medicine aisle that causes greater anxiety than the “children’s medicine” section? OK, maybe the “Family Planning” section, but it’s a close second. Stacked across these aisles are dozens of cold remedies for kids, all with similar claims. We get questioned about these medications often, and no wonder! Everyone wants to help their …

National Breastfeeding Month: Q&A with Dr. White!

Benefits of Breastfeeding  Why breastfeed?    The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends exclusive breastfeeding for your baby’s first 6 months, then continuing as complementary foods are introduced for 1 year or longer.  The health benefits for your baby are numerous, including reducing the risk of hospitalization for lower respiratory tract infections in the first year by 72% for infants breastfed …