Posts by: Dina M. Kulik, MD, FRCPC, PEM

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Back To School Kid Lunch Ideas

Kid Lunch Ideas and the Importance of a Healthy Lunch When I was growing up it was the same thing for lunch just about everyday, peanut...

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Back To School Foes – Kids Colds, Viruses And More

My now ‘big-kid’, Dylan is starting Junior Kindergarten this September. I can’t believe how fast time flies. He was a newborn...

Nutrition During Pregnancy

44% of women do not get the required nutrients during pregnancy, Nourished Babe recommends meals high in nutrients for you and your baby.

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6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?

6 Ways to Bust Back To School Jitters?   I can’t believe my oldest son, Dylan, is starting Junior Kindergarten this year and my...

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Back To School – Healthy Snacks For Toddlers and Kids

Back To School-Healthy Snacks For Toddlers and Kids    With Back to School upon us, and my big kid entering Junior Kindergarten, I want...

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Roasted Chick Pea Poppers – Healthy Protein Snacks

Roasted Chick Pea Poppers – Healthy Protein Snacks   What sometimes starts off as a mistake can end in something amazing! Today...

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Picky Eating Kids 101

Picky Eating Kids & Strategies   Picky eating kids can be a challenge for parents. My kids are both toddlers and picky eating is...

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Hand Foot And Mouth Disease In Children

Hand Foot And Mouth Disease As Scary As The Name Implies?   Hand foot and mouth disease, also known as herpangina, typically affects...

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Jaundice In Babies – Causes & Treatment

Jaundice In Babies – Why Is My Baby Yellow?   Jaundice is a yellow pigment of the skin and the whites of the eyes. It is caused...

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Picking The Best Breast Pump For You

Breast Pump 101 – What’s The Best For You Picking the best breast pump isn’t a one-pump-suits-all. I won’t lie – I...

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How Much Sleep Do Babies Need?

How Much Sleep Do Babies Need? From Newborn to Toddler Explained   This is a very common question that I field. Most often, it is...

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Lactose Intolerance In Children?

Lactose Intolerance In Children – Gassiness and Belly Pain? Parents tell me all the time that their children are lactose intolerant,...

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Kids Have a Sore Throat When Swallowing?

Does Your Child Have A Sore Throat When Swallowing? What is Viral Versus Bacterial Pharyngitis and What To Do .. This time of year...

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8 Simple Swimming Safety Tips

8 Tips for Swimming Safety   Swiming safety for kids is imperative for any time of year. Here are some simple and important swimming...

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Cat And Dog Bites – Uh Oh – What To Do Now?

Dog Bites? Cat Bites? Here’s what to do .. We have two dogs at home and spent a great deal of time training them to never, ever bite....

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Homemade Baby First Food Recipe

Baby First Food – A Homemade Recipe   Baby first food – what to feed our babies first isn’t always so obvious. When...

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Playground Safety & Keeping Kids Safe

Playground Safety – How To Keep Your Kids Safe At The Playground   Playground Safety is easy and requires just a little effort from Mom...

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Read This To Learn About Symptoms Of An Ear Infection

Read This To Learn About Symptoms Of An Ear Infection   Ear infections are one of the most common things that my friends with kids ask...

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Need Breakfast Ideas For Toddlers? Healthy Breakfast For Kids? Try Breakfast Burritos!

Need Breakfast Ideas For Toddlers? Healthy Breakfast For Kids? Try Breakfast Burritos!   Most mornings are rushed for us. I call it...

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Delivery Essentials – Everything Moms-To-Be Need To Bring To The Hospital

Delivery Essentials – Everything Moms-To-Be Need To Bring To The Hospital   When our parents were having children, when a woman...