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Impact of Mother's Generation to Generation

Mother’s Day 2019 Leah R. Lightman  It’s not Dr. Lightman writing this week. Sorry. This is a Mother’s Day column. He speaks to women all day long, day in and day out, about their children and their being mothers.  The conversations…
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No Bumpers, Please

Crib bumpers seem like a way to protect babies from injuries. In reality, a safe crib without bumpers is the best way to go because bumpers increase the risk of SIDS.
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Friendships and Playdates Early in Life

Hylton I Lightman, MD DCH (SA) FAAP On the cuteness scale of 1-10, it’s a 12. I’m talking about watching toddlers and small children play together.  Or two children are on the same mat, each doing his own thing.  It’s a delight…
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The nearly forgotten, Children of Divorce

Hylton I Lightman MD DCH (SA) FAAP A mother said to me, “I made two smart decisions in my life, Dr. Lightman.  The first was to get married and the second was to divorce.  At least I have three beautiful children.” Indeed, her children…
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Breastfeeding Nutritional Gold Standard for Babies

Patient Care Team As your pediatric and family care practice, our goal first and foremost is to provide the best well and healthcare, resources and information/options to our families. At Total Family Care, we stand firm on the importance…
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Inspiration from Inspiring Mothers

INSPIRATION FROM INSPIRING MOTHERS  Hylton I Lightman, MD, DCH (SA), FAAP and Leah Lightman You’re observant.  Yes, there’s a second byline this week and it belongs to my wife. My wife works in my office and, as a result, speaks…