Letters from Maine

Letters from Maine

Advocating for reality

It is important to be a sympathetic and realistic adviser to women attempting to breastfeed.

Letters from Maine

… What comes naturally

Dr. William G. Wilkoff muses on how pregnant couples feel about their impending parenthood.

Letters from Maine

Shades of gray

Is it the colorful images on smartphones and other digital media that grabs our attention?

Letters from Maine

Hungry or what?

When counseling women who struggle with breastfeeding, where is the science to help you?

Letters from Maine

The price of protection

Does adding more protective gear make some sports more dangerous?

Letters from Maine

Sacred cows

Two articles suggest that we need to be more careful as we interpret the buzz around the terms “early intervention” and “evidence based.”

Letters from Maine

See for yourself

This rule of if-you-order-it-you-look-at-it functioned as a healthy deterrent against frivolous ordering of marginally valuable studies.

Letters from Maine

Snake in the grass

In selecting which anticipatory guidance topics to address, we have to know the families we are trying to help.

Letters from Maine

Identity crisis

Does being a physician guarantee that he or she has more experience than a nurse practitioner?

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