Baby-Led Weaning: An Alternative Approach to Traditional Purees Baby-led weaning (BLW) turns the traditional script of introducing solids to babies on its head. This approach promotes independence by allowing your baby to self-feed with finger foods from the start, skipping the spoon-feeding stage. Despite the dichotomy between BLW and traditional puree-based feeding, there’s no universally […]


Naturopathic pediatricians and conventional pediatricians differ primarily in their approach to healthcare, their training, and the types of treatments they may use. It’s important to note that both have a common goal of ensuring the child’s health, but their approaches can vary considerably. Training Conventional pediatricians graduate from accredited medical schools and then undertake a […]


As a naturopathic doctor, I’m often asked how to promote optimal health from a young age. The answer is simple: it all starts with the gut! The gut is home to trillions of microorganisms that play a critical role in our overall health and well-being. Research has shown that a healthy microbiome can lead to […]