Has yelling become the new spanking? Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann honestly tells her stories of yelling at kids, what really happened, and how she has learned to yell less.
Why bedtime with an iPad just doesn’t work… there’s science behind this.
Most parents think their kids don’t drink. Most teens drink. Here’s how to keep your kids safe.
Who should we turn to when we are sick—God, medicine, or our government? Here are some thoughts from Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann.
Can educational TV programs really make kids smarter? Mom-Pediatrician Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann shares her thoughts on PBS’s Curious George.
Dr. Kathleen Berchelmann changed her mind about cord blood and cord tissue banking. Here’s why.
Many parents say they have cured their kids from ADHD by removing artificial colors from their diet, especially Red Dye #40. Dr. Kathleen looks at this topic.
Dr. Kathleen -- who's planning a delivery of her own -- shares her birth plan and gives advice for yours!
You know those yucky brown iron-vitamin drops that pediatricians recommend for breast fed babies? The stuff that stains everything it touches and makes your baby’s poop turn green? I must confess that I’ve never been good at
How many times have you accidentally left your cell phone or wallet in your parked car? What if it was your child, and it was 70 degrees outside? How would you feel when you realized that your
The term “Attachment Parenting” used to trigger a sinking sense of mommy guilt deep in my heart. “Have I scarred my child permanently?” I would wonder, just because my baby was bottle-fed while I was at work,
Editor’s note: Dr. Kathleen gave a recent interview on this important topic. View that feature here. LMH By the time kids come to see me in the ER with depression, things are usually pretty bad. Yet, I
Plan B is now available over-the-counter to all women ages fifteen and older. So how does this drug work, and is it an abortion pill? Plan B often works by preventing implantation of a human embryo in
This week my husband and I announced our big news: we’re expecting our 5th child in September. “Really?” is the most common reply. Here are some of the other zingers we have heard: “Do you hate money?”
Think back to when your babies were born—what happened in those first 5-10 minutes of life? Did you hold your baby? Were you encouraged to breastfeed your baby? Or did someone take your baby away from you?