Latest Posts

CBC Explained

CBC Explained

Recently I was thrilled to report to the parent of a kiddo who we've been treating for iron deficiency is no longer anemic! Mom was excited and also w ...
Chilled Thickened Fluids

Chilled Thickened Fluids

Ready to level up? Great, now not only does your kid's fluids need to be thickened, but they need to be chilled too! How to accomplish this with a bus ...

Non-Terrible TV

Big reveal! I let my kid watch TV. In doing so I can sometimes use the bathroom alone, I can get his teeth brushed (which is important for all kids, b ...

Coding Basics

Disclaimer: I am not a certified coder. I'm not a biller. I'm a self-taught provider and I do my own coding and have done my own billing in the past. ...
Circumcision

Circumcision

New! print-friendly PDF for distribution by childbirth educators, doulas, providers, etc What is circumcision? Circumcision is defined as the remova ...
Solo Parent Travel

Solo Parent Travel

Dear Dr Dad, I'm traveling alone with my 16-mo next week and I'm so nervous! Any tips?   Why yes, I have over thought this, I'm so glad you ...
Toothbrush Roundup – Part 1a, Fluoride redux

Toothbrush Roundup – Part 1a, Fluoride redux

Dear Dr Dad, I read your part 1 about fluoride, but the pediatrician said not to use fluoride toothpaste if there was fluoride in our water, and th ...
Toothbrush Roundup – Part 1: Fluoride

Toothbrush Roundup – Part 1: Fluoride

Over the years – especially years where I’m sitting in the dental chair getting a crown – I’ve become particularly passionate about oral health -- and ...
High Calorie Pouches

High Calorie Pouches

Before I had a kid, I'm pretty sure I did a little bit of judging about pouches. Why weren't these parents making their babies home-cooked meals? Was ...
Car Seats: How to Choose

Car Seats: How to Choose

By request, how to choose a car seat for your infant! This is one of my favorite topics, second only to vaccines! This isn't so much a list of favorit ...