Category Archives: Asthma

It’s NO Vaccident!

Sooo..What is a Vaccident? I had never heard this term until I was doing some research a few months ago. As often happens in my research “journey”, I stumble down many paths and a rabbit hole or two!  Here is where my journey … Continue reading

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You Know Your Child Best. Period. End of Story.

I was honored to be asked by WhatToExpect.com to be a “Word of Mom” blogger and write a post about my views on motherhood! This post originally appeared on the website What To Expect on August 7, 2013.  My pre-child … Continue reading

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Mommy Book Report- The Thinking Moms’ Revolution VIRTUAL BOOK CLUB

Babyfoodsteps will be taking a momentary hiatus from blog posting for the next few weeks as we relocate from the sunny south to the cooler north and begin a new step on this journey we call LIFE! In the meantime … Continue reading

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Autism PREVENTION Part 1: Autoimmune Family History

If you have read this blog for a while, you know that I am a passionate advocate for those with health challenges, including those with Autism.  Though my daughter does not currently have an Autism diagnosis, as we have met … Continue reading

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15 things every Parent should know about VITAMIN D!

Below are just a few of the reasons Baby{Food}Steps believes Vitamin D should be checked and measured at least one time a year for every MAN, WOMAN, and CHILD… and if the level is below 40-60 (ng/ml), should be supplemented … Continue reading

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Common DOES NOT equal Normal

It may be COMMON for children to be constipated in today’s world…. but it is NOT NORMAL It may be COMMON for children to have reflux in today’s world…. but it is NOT NORMAL It may be COMMON for children … Continue reading

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MITOXIC-Why Acetaminophen may not be good for any of us, especially mitochondrial disease patients

What is the one medication you have been told has been safe to take when pregnant or to give to young children, even month old infants? Acetaminophen ( also known by the brand name Tylenol in the USA and paracetamol … Continue reading

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Top 10: What to do if you Suspect Your Child has FOOD Sensitivities or Allergies?

1.  See an allergist to rule out IgE allergies, this can be done by skin prick testing, RAST testing and patch testing. 2.  Keep a food Journal. Here are a few formats you can print out and fill in: Here, … Continue reading

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Pesticides, Herbicides and Mitochondrial Disease

Last night, a friend who lives just a few neighborhoods over from us, sent me an email letting me know that her neighborhood was getting ready to spray this week using a product called SPEEDZONE. This is not the first … Continue reading

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Mommy Book Report- Healing the New Childhood Epidemics

After reading this book, I began to look at my daughter’s food allergies in a completely different light. I began to realize there may be more to it than, “she was just born with it” or “she will out grow it”. Dr. Bock … Continue reading

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