Food

Got milk?

Hey everyone. Dr. Maria here. Today I want to tackle a question I get often from my friends and parents in the clinic: After a baby turns 1, should they drink cow’s milk? Great question! For many of us we grew up drinking cow’s milk every single day. For others, their household follows a plant-based diet. Some babies just refuse it. It is also the most common allergy in the United States! So let’s break Read more…

By Maria, ago
Food

What the heck is organic?

By: Melissa Antal MPH Foublie does not endorse these products. Just a picture of who gave me free stuff!   Melissa here! I’m fresh off a trip to the Natural Foods East expo in Baltimore. Over 1500 companies were at the event, and that included Foublie! It was an amazing few days filled with free samples of everything from baby food pouches to chocolate covered crickets to puffed water lily seeds. All tasty! More importantly I met the Read more…

By Melissa, ago
Infant Nutrition

What We Feed Our Babies Matters

By: Maria E. Rivera MD MPH Last month, the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) published a new Policy Statement on the importance of nutrition during pregnancy and very early childhood. As both a pediatrician and a mom I felt myself nodding along while also wondering, why are we not talking about this more? I barely remember the one lecture I had on nutrition during medical school. I did not have any dedicated time on nutrition Read more…

By Maria, ago