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New Year, New You – Exercising for the New Mom

January 10th, 2018
Yes, it’s true that you’re not the only one who may have put on a few pounds over the holidays. And, yes, many people forego their exercise routines for winter…
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Healthy Baby Skin for the New Year

January 3rd, 2018
It is a new year! A new year brings new attitudes, new experiences, and new regimens. Many parents are not just thinking about themselves but also thinking about their babies.…
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Dr. Amy’s 2017 End of Year Reflections

December 28th, 2017
I cannot believe that 2017 is about to end! It is true. The older you become, the faster time goes by. As a working mother of two young children, I…
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Holiday Travel – By Car, By Plane, or By Something Else

December 21st, 2017
Over the river and through the woods . . . in a one-horse open sleigh . . . On Comet on Cupid, On Donner on Blitzen. The list goes on.…
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How to Treat Baby Eczema in the Winter

December 6th, 2017
It’s December and officially winter in most areas. Wintertime means it is colder and drier, and this change in conditions can typically worsen even a mild case of baby eczema.…
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Thanksgiving: Giving Thanks to Your Family

November 29th, 2017
The turkey has all been eaten. The pies are gone too. My fat pants are fitting a little too snugly. I am completely and utterly exhausted as I take down…
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Bye Bye Diaper Rash! The Best Ways to Prevent Diaper Rash

November 22nd, 2017
Uh-oh! Just when you think you got this whole new parenting gig down, you spot some redness on your baby’s bottom. You have heard of diaper rash, but you think…
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Best Lotion for Babies is Actually a Cream

November 15th, 2017
Babies’ skin is not the same as our adult skin. It is more delicate and can become more easily irritated. Choosing the right lotion or moisturizer can make all the…
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Getting Ready for the Holidays

November 8th, 2017
So, we just made it past Halloween (sigh of happy relief as you pop a miniature chocolate bar) and now Thanksgiving and Christmas are looming large (deep, deep breaths). If…
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The Link Between Food Allergies and Eczema

October 24th, 2017
Eczema affects up to 20% of the U.S. population. Eczema is aka Atopic Dermatitis and is one of the conditions that make up the Atopic Triad (eczema, hay fever, asthma).…
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