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This year has been unlike any other. If you are a parent like me, then you may have stayed up some nights thinking about how you are going to raise children in a climate where our differences are often used to divide us rather than unite us. How will you teach them about love, tolerance […]

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Every pediatrician has ten common questions new parents always ask. So I teamed up with Dr. Danielle Fernandes and answered the questions we always get from new parents. If you are a new parent, then this is for you! And if you know a new parent, pass this video along to them. They will thank […]

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In this episode of MindfulGI TV, I talked with Dr. Abha Sharma who is a pediatrician and certified lactation consultant on Facebook live about common questions mothers have about breastfeeding. There was some new things even I learned! We answered the most commonly asked questions about breastfeeding such as: ☀How to increase/maintain milk supply ☀The […]

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When I’m not being a pediatrician, I am oftentimes a photographer. In my past life as a wedding photographer, I traveled around the world photographing weddings. Being the shutterbug that I am, my daughter is pretty used to posing for endless photographs. This would explain why she is such a ham! Many parents often ask me […]

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Image via Vakhrushev Pavel/bigstock.com (This post which was written by me was originally published on the Huffington Post a few years ago. I’m re-publishing it here as the words still ring true today!) Throughout my medical career as a pediatrician, I have witnessed several children pass away. Each patient has a way of touching your […]

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