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10 things about food allergies every family must know

10 Things Every Family Must Know About Food Allergies Every family needs to have a basic understanding of food allergies. Why? Here are some facts that surprised us:  1 in 3 kids with food allergies say they get bullied for it Only 8 foods, by law, must be labeled on packaging.  200,000 trips are made to the ER every year because of food allergies Numbers are growing in the US and now one knows why. Read more…

Got milk?

By Dr. Maria Rivera   Does My Child Need to Drink Cow’s 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 Read more…

What the heck is organic?

By: Melissa Antal MPH Foublie does not endorse these products. Just a picture of who gave me free stuff! What the Heck Does Eating Organic Food Really Mean and Should We Always Eat Organic Food? 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 Read more…

What We Feed Our Babies Matters

By: Maria E. Rivera MD MPH What We Feed our Babies in the First 1000 Days Matters 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 Read more…