November 2011

Traditional nutritional feasting

November 28, 2011

I’m back on night shifts and busy being nocturnal, but thankfully my sister 1) made an incredible vegetarian thanksgiving dinner, and 2) was willing to write it all up for us. As you may know if you’ve read this blog before, my sister Jen knows much more about nutrition than I ever learned in medical […]

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What would animals do?

November 20, 2011

The other day we had grand rounds (combined with peds, OB, and the midwifery service) on the topic of delayed cord clamping during labor. Should doctors cut the cord immediately or let it pulse for >30 seconds? It’s a pretty a controversial topic. The speaker began by posing this question: What do other animals do? […]

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Feeding our kiddos

November 10, 2011

Hello from my peds rotation! I’m loving it so far. Kids are adorable and resilient (completely different from caring for sick adults), and I’m feeling much more balanced and happy and myself. Plus we get great teaching – yesterday we had a fascinating talk about ADHD. Did you know that 9.5% of kids (5.4 million) […]

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