Daily in our group we have members, new and old, say their doctors are pushing them to switch to formula completely or supplement for gut rest. It can be so frustrating and disheartening to mothers especially who are going out of their way to identify their child's triggers when doctors, who on the most part … Continue reading BREASTMILK VS FORMULA
Should we be black and white when it comes to "rules" around allergen reintroduction? Does it help anyone?
Genetics... What does that even mean? How does the rest of our life impact our epigenetics (aka genetic expression)? Can our environmental influences change our genetic expression?
When can I start adding foods back? Normally we suggest our mamas wait 48+ hours as an absolute minimum, to be certain a baseline has been reached. Though some mamas choose to wait a week or longer to allow their infant to have a little gut rest before trialling anything that may cause an irritation. … Continue reading FAQ’s: Reintroducing Foods
What is a TED? TED is a few food elimination diet that can be used to identify multiple food triggers for those who have already eliminated top allergens. For more information see: https://tedmamas.com/2018/04/18/what-is-a-ted/ Which TED is right for me? It is very individual to pick the right TED. As very general rules: Dr Sears TED … Continue reading FAQ’s: Getting Started
As a parent of a medically complex child I have been baffled by the assumption that parents who disagree with health care professionals think they "own" their children. Parents DO NOT own their children, neither does the state, or the hospitals, or the health care professional looking after a child. Children are not a possession … Continue reading Advocacy vs Ownership
For a while now, I’ve wanted to share how I feel when people dismiss and judge mums who have linked their child’s vaccine reactions with neurological symptoms. That people of all ages, including other parents, can be so trusting of guidelines and healthcare professionals to completely disregard the first hand experience of millions of parents … Continue reading The Big V, Inflammation and Me.