Social norms that conflict with expert advice have made pacifier (“paci”) use a confusing and sometimes controversial topic for parents. As a pediatric specialist with decades of clinical experience and working with families, I’ve got a more comprehensive recommendation.
Families are sometimes so eager to transition to solid foods that they unknowingly expose their baby to unnecessary risk by starting too early. I have worked with numerous families that started feeding solids early to their baby (at 3-5 months
As an Speech language pathologist (“SLP”) that specializes in Baby Led Weaning (“BLW”), I speak at conferences across the nation helping parents learn how to safely implement feeding strategies to make mealtime successful. At these events, parents often wonder