Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Life of Dr. Mom is a health and medical mom blog designed for the modern parent whom struggles with balancing family, work, and fun. With her experience working in women health, postnatal care, mental health, and Pediatrics, Dr. Mom works to educate the modern mom with the most relevant up-to-date medical evidence to support families and the healthy development of their children.

Thrush, or oropharyngeal candidiasis, is a common infection in babies. It is a fungal infection caused by Candida that affects the mouth and throat. Candida is found on the skin and in the body and usually does not cause any infections.  But sometimes a baby can end up with...
Croup can be a very scary experience for parents.  Your child may have a cold and suddenly develop a hoarse voice, noisy breathing, and a telltale barky cough.  It often sounds worse than it really is but can be distressing for both parents and children.   What is...
A frequent question I am asked about in clinic is what is normal for infant spit up.  To answer this question, physicians need to determine if the baby has normal gastroesophageal reflux (GER) or gastroesophageal reflux disorder (GERD). What is the difference between GER and...
Whooping cough, or pertussis, is a very contagious and serious respiratory infection.  Fortunately, due to pertussis being included in routine vaccination schedules, the incidence of this infection in young children is significantly lower now.   What Is Pertussis? Pertussis is an infection caused...

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