Thursday, May 28, 2020

Life of Dr. Mom is a health and medical mom blog designed for the modern parent whom struggles with balancing family, work, and fun. With her experience working in women health, postnatal care, mental health, and Pediatrics, Dr. Mom works to educate the modern mom with the most relevant up-to-date medical evidence to support families and the healthy development of their children.

It is standard of care that all pregnant women get screened for Group B Streptococcus (GBS).  The recommended time to get screened by your primary care provider is between 36 weeks and 37 weeks 6 days of gestation.  Even women who are having a planned Caesarian section will likely be screened.
Since the pandemic, my husband has not had a haircut and has not shaved regularly. My favourite look for my husband is clean-shaven and short hair. Fortunately for me, the barber shops opened again in our city a few days ago. My husband loves his beard and...
Sleep Myth #1: My anxiety will get better if I just get more sleep.  Fact: Anxiety and sleep deprivation can go hand-in-hand.  Generally speaking, anxiety is worsened by poor sleep, and sleep problems are worsened by anxiety.   The two are not mutually exclusive. ...
The Government of Canada states in a joint statement  that infants who room share for at least 6 months have a lower risk of Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS).   This coincides with recommendations from the Canadian Paediatric Society and the American Academy of Pediatrics for safe sleep. 

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