Monday, June 24, 2019
Dr. Mom blog explores postpartum bladder incontinence

Postpartum bladder incontinence (guest post)

Accidentally losing urine in the months and years after having a baby is either not talked about at all, or laughed off...
Doctor mom blog explores drinking coffee while pregnant and caffeine during pregnancy

Is drinking coffee while pregnant safe?

I have had many patients ask me if coffee is safe during pregnancy. Is drinking coffee while pregnant safe? The answer...
doctor mom blog explores does shaving make your hair grow back thicker?

Does shaving make your hair grow back thicker and darker?

A question I sometimes get from patients is about shaving and the risks associated with shaving. One of the first questions I...

The health benefits of coffee.

When I was going through my undergraduate training - I would have 3 cups of coffee per day. My mom and...

Breastfeeding struggles linked to postpartum depression in mothers

As a doctor, I encourage mothers to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is affordable, helps with bonding and has health benefits for both the infant...

Setting boundaries and encouraging healthy relationships

I’m sure everybody out there has a friend or family member with whom they just can’t see eye-to-eye with, and that relationship...

How to increase breast milk supply during breastfeeding and improve lactation

Many new moms, including myself, worry about establishing and maintaining a good breast milk supply or how to increase breast milk supply....

Toxic family member? What to know and how to deal.

If you have a member of your family who causes you to feel like you are walking on eggshells with, you often...

Am I at risk of gestational diabetes? How to prevent gestational diabetes in...

I was a big baby.  My mom had gestational diabetes when she was pregnant with me, and as a result I was...

Pregnancy cravings and weight gain: early pregnancy symptoms

During my pregnancy, my mom told me to enjoy myself and indulge in my all of my cravings. One of my early...