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I would be happy to attempt to answer any questions about general pediatric topics, either medical issues or behavioral issues. This would include all the various questions one receives in a busy pediatric practice. I`m a board certified pediatrician in northern Michigan and have been in practice for over 15 years. I enjoy the teaching role I have in our practice and would enjoy the opportunity to help others with their pediatric problems.

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2016-12-01 4 month old baby with watery stool:

Hi, rich,     Allergy to your milk?  Not likely.  I would never tell a healthy breast fed baby/mom to stop nursing.  I assume everything was fine until a couple weeks ago.    Darolac is a probiotic and

2016-11-26 not knowing when to poop:

Hi, tammie,     Chronic constipation causes poor muscles in the rectum and loss of sensory fibers that cause him to leak, without sensation, loose stool around the retained hard masses.  I would be happy

2016-11-24 not knowing when to poop:

Hi, tammie,     He has constipation with encopresis, a common problem and one that some doctors handle very well and others don't have a real good idea how to handle it.  Discuss this with your doctor

2016-11-20 grandson:

Hi, Donna,     Is his mother currently your daughter?  Is she the one who "spoiled" him?  I suspect the behavior is a combination of genetics and parenting that should have been different. Generally pediatric

2016-11-15 My son refuses to fall asleep:

Hi, Mandira,     Sorry for the delay in this answer.     I suspect he has never learned to fall asleep on his own.  He needs someone near him to fall asleep.  Kids this age generally are hesitant to take


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