infant health

  • Quick Nutrition: Goat Over Cow

    It’s 2 a.m. and the piercing scream hits my ears like a gunshot. My eyes, heavy with sleep, snap open and I stumble down the hallway, groping in the dark for the switch that will guide me to the source of the unfolding drama. I am not alarmed, at least not in the heart-in-your-throat way that follows an unknown scream in the night.

    Why Goat Milk is Best For Your Child
    By Joe Stout, MS
  • Ask The Doctor: Iron for Infants

    Not at all. Iron plays a vital role in your baby’s health by helping make hemoglobin, a complex protein that ferries oxygen around the body. Low levels of iron can lead to iron-deficiency anemia, which can cause developmental problems.

    I’m worried about whether my infant gets enough iron. Am I just being paranoid?
    By Roy Steinbock, MD