What Should Your Young Children Be Drinking? (Pedcast)

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If you stroll through a grocery store or scan a coffee shop menu, it’s impossible to miss the ever-expanding array of non-dairy, mostly plant based “milk” options available. Given this, it’s no surprise that just last week, Dean Foods (the biggest producer of milk products in the U.S.) filed for bankruptcy. Things are definitely changing. But if the consumption of cow’s milk by children is diminishing, what does this mean for their long-term health? Is drinking cow’s milk essential to your children’s good health? And what about all those other beverages that your children drink have access to?   When is their consumption appropriate for your children?  Seems like the perfect time to delve into the current recommendations for your kids, and discuss the landscape of “milks”.

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Money Saving Tips for New Parents (Pedcast)

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Raising an infant is an expensive and daunting task for new parents. Listen to these money saving tips from Doc Smo that might save your family thousands of dollars.

Archived pedcast, originally posted July 10, 2017.

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7 Dubious Health Honors American Children Own (Pedcast)

American children are unhealthy on many world standards. Learn more. 

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Breastfeeding News w/ Anne Gessner PNP (Pedcast)


You’re in for a treat today.  I have lactation expert and superb pediatric nurse practitioner, Anne Gessner PNP, returning to talk about what is new in the world of breast-feeding babies. Welcome Anne. Thank you for returning to Portable Practical Pediatrics. … chatter…  I am so happy you are back to enlighten me, and my listeners, on what is new with regards to breastfeeding. So, let’s get right into the first question. Continue reading

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