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 than just diet, the gut, and...
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.