Liquids to Solids

Are you a new or expectant mother with questions about feeding your growing baby in that crucial first year of life? We understand that starting your infant on solids can be overwhelming, but understanding the process behind it can make it easier to integrate into your busy lifestyle. On Tuesday, April 12th at 12pm, Dr. Herbsman will lead a discussion on this topic.  Please contact […] Read More

Newborn Screening

After a pregnancy full of appointments and tests, nothing is more exciting than taking your new baby girl or boy home from the hospital! However, before being discharged there is one more important test that should be completed before heading home. Newborn screening is a routine test that can identify certain conditions that may affect a baby’s long-term health and survival. Within 24 – 48 […] Read More

World Breastfeeding Week

This year’s World Breastfeeding Week (WBW) will focus on supporting working women who choose to breastfeed in the workplace. Revisiting the 1993 WBW campaign that focused on the Mother-Friendly Workplace Initiative, the 2015 campaign seeks to review the action taken over the past 22 years to ensure that women have the capability to combine breastfeeding and work. As more and more women choose to return […] Read More

Your Newborn’s Learning Starts at Birth

During your pregnancy, you no doubt took great care of the growing baby inside you by getting prenatal care from your OB/GYN, eating well, exercising when you could, and reading up on all things related to “what to expect, when expecting.” But did you know that your newborn’s learning will start at birth? Yes, indeed! Born with approximately 100 billion brain cells, your baby will […] Read More



Measles (Rubeola) is a viral disease which was considered eliminated in the United States in 2000 as a result of vaccination programs beginning in 1967. As a result of decreased vaccination rates in the U.S and exposure to the infection from foreign travelers, new Measles cases  were reported in record numbers in 2014. Measles is highly contagious with an incubation period of 8-10 days. 75 percent of susceptible […] Read More


Good News on Vaccination

Vaccination is without doubt the most important medical miracle of them all. Yet many mothers refuse to have their children vaccinated. Interestingly, fear should motivate them to vaccinate their children, but ironically it is fear that convinces them erroneously not to vaccinate their children. Hopefully, their children to do not suffer from their ignorance. Source: A global conspiracy of health, by Michael Gerson So what […] Read More


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