Sunday, December 8, 2019

Guest Post: How To Survive The Stress Of The Christmas Season

Every year in December when the first signs of Christmas arise, the minds of many people fill with excitement, warmth and anticipation.  Daydreams...

Hot Tubs and Pregnancy

During my pregnancy with George, there were a few things that I missed being able to do. I not only missed eating...

Guest Post: Breast Ultrasound and it’s Uses

Breast ultrasound has many uses in the assessment of breast health. Some women wonder whether they can or should have breast ultrasound...

Does Eating Dates Induce Spontaneous Labor?

I was asked a very interesting question by a patient a few years ago "Dr. Liu, I'm almost 40 weeks pregnant and...

How To Treat Sunburns?

As a child, I remember hating wearing sunscreen. My mom would put it on me and it would always end up getting...

Placentophagy (Consuming your placenta postpartum)

There is a growing trend for new mothers to encapsulate and consume their placenta postpartum, called placentophagy. I did NOT consume placenta...

Breastfeeding Frequency and Routine

The frequency of breastfeeding varies from mother to mother, and depends on multiple factors including milk supply, milk extraction abilities of the...

Guest Post: Preparing Your Older Child for a New Baby

Our daughter Madi has been the center of my husband's and my life since the day she was born. Our family, friends...

Guest Post: Gum Disease and Premature Birth – Why Dental Care Matters During Your...

Pregnancy is an exciting time in a woman's life, but also one that can be quite stressful. While there are already a...

Storage of Breast Milk for a Health Term Infant

If you are a nursing mother, at some point you may consider pumping your breast milk and storing it for future use.  This...