Families call him Dr. K., and on today's episode we have Dr. Pejman Katiraei to talk about a holistic approach to pediatrics with a focus on tongue ties. Specifically, we're discussing the domino effect they cause later in life--including failure to thrive, oral aversions/extreme picky eaters, sleep apnea, development of palate, and even what looks like ADHD and anxiety.
Dr. K graduated from his residency in 2006. From 2004-2005 he realized there has to be more to the story than what he was trained to do. He was fortunate to see a lot of complex cases, great training, but saw things that didn’t add up. One particular case was an 8-10 year old boy who had horrible colitis. Steroids didn’t work and doctors wanted to remove colon. Ultimately he knew there was more to the story than a major surgery.
Dr. K is an integrative pediatrician, with a focus on severe behavioral issues in children. He works with more...
In today's episode, we have Rachel Mitchell, the founder of My Sweet Sleeper, talking to us about sleep. She's a certified Pediatric & Maternity Sleep Consultant, former night nanny, and mom of six. Her breastfeeding-friendly approach to infant and parental is sleep is a refreshing break from all the books and articles out there that are full of conflicting information & advice.
Rachel and I discuss the important of setting the foundations for good sleep, as well as the major challenges new families face when it comes to this important topic.