Areas of expertise: Infant and maternal nutrition, food allergies/sensitivities, colic, infant reflux, Crohn's, natural parenting choices and challenges, attachment parenting, bonding, sleep, SIDS risks. Dr. Linda Folden Palmer is an author and speaker specializing in nutrition of pregnancy, lactation, and childhood, and in infant health and bonding. She is dedicated to raising awareness about how powerfully early parenting andhealthcare choices can influence a child's mental and physical outcomes.
Dr. Palmer stays an active advocate of the natural parenting principles she supports, often addressing the motives and actions of big industries. She has coordinated local attachment parenting support groups for the last six years since 1998. She has provided private consultations in lactation, nutrition, colic, reflux, and sleep challenges to many new families and has been certified in natural childbirth education.
Dr. Palmer has instructed in physiology, pathology, and pediatric nutrition, is certified in natural childbirth education, and guest lectures in infant health, breastfeeding, and the biochemistry of parenting. She lives in San Diego with her son and physicist husband.
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