Monthly Archives: May 2017


Seat belts

  • Posted on May 30, 2017

  Do you know how important seat belts and car seats are? I do. On one terrible night in the ER, I remember a parade of paramedics rolling stretchers into the center. Blood everywhere, moaning

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Conger’s Corner: Infant Sleep Routine

  • Posted on May 25, 2017

When can your baby sleep all thru the night?  It varies from infant to infant, of course.  However, babies can start skipping feeds in the middle of the night around the second month and give

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  • Posted on May 24, 2017

  With finals this next week, I thought we’d talk about test anxiety. Test anxiety is a common source of stress for both students and parents. Despite your best efforts to help your child study

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Kicking the Habit

  • Posted on May 23, 2017

 Did you know that starting to smoke when you are a teenager is much worse than when you are older? It’s not just more years of the toxins in your body, it’s the fact that

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Conger’s Corner: TummyTime

  • Posted on May 18, 2017

Tummy time starts as soon as you bring your infant home.  We encourage all infants to sleep on their backs to prevent SIDS.  However, they need some time on tummies as well!  We recommend 20

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Dog in a Pill?

  • Posted on May 16, 2017

More proof that dogs are man’s best friend. Researchers in Canada showed that babies born in households with pets have higher amounts of microbes that may lower their risk for allergies…and obesity!  Anita Kozyrskyj and

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General healthy nutrition guidelines for toddlers and young children

  • Posted on May 12, 2017

Meals should start within 15 minutes and for a toddler be done within 25 minutes-if not remove the food. Allow an interval of 2-3 hours with no eating (except water) to help promote a healthy hunger/feed cycle Do

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