Children need to be given nutrition, and it's important to maintain a regular feeding schedule to maintain optimal operation of your child...
You can envision where that might go next, but unfortunately, babies don't come with instructions. Parents are fraught with countless challenges that often arise at 3:00 a.m. Many parents report they experience long periods where a good night's sleep is a forgotten luxury. And that's with 2 parents — single parents I bow deeply in your direction.
Americans have a love-hate relationship with carbohydrates.
We believe that carbs make us fat and sluggish, but despite our beliefs, the research reveals we consume carbohydrates in almost record amounts.
So what's the truth about carbohydrates?
A recent headline was brought to my attention regarding the trial of Travis Mullis. The crime he is convicted of is a horrendous case of child abuse, where he stomped on his son Alijah's head to quiet him. The shocking incongruity of that statement is the nature of my work in social work, unfortunately.
Update: Monday, June 10, 2013
Dr. Nancy Snyderman recently visited us from NBC's Rock Center to learn more about Omegaven, the experimental drug we're using to treat babies suffering from liver disease. Watch her video interview with me to find out more.