Monday, January 25, 2021

Birth Control Options While Breastfeeding

Contraception options after pregnancy is an important health topic that sometimes we forget about.  This is why I discuss contraception while breastfeeding...

Guest Post: What is Delayed Cord Clamping and Why do we do it?

The first few minutes after your baby is born is a whirlwind of emotions. While you are focused on your beautiful newborn, your...

I’m Pregnant and Constipated, What Can I do About it?

Constipation in Pregnancy Constipation is yet another uncomfortable symptom that is very common in pregnancy. We...

Intrauterine Devices (IUD)

Many women consider intrauterine device (IUD) as a form of birth control both before having a baby, and after.  This is because...

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...

Folic Acid for Pregnancy: Do I Really Need it?

With all the appointments and tests that occur during pregnancy, it’s hard to keep track of everything and easy to question, “Is all of...

What to Pack in Your Maternity Hospital Bag?

Searching the internet or Pinterest, you will find hundreds of “lists” of things that you should pack in your hospital bag.  These lists...

Pregnancy and Conceiving: What are the Causes of Infertility

Before medical school I thought I was going to have all of my children before the age of 30. Then real life happened. Studying,...

Eczema in Children

Eczema is a skin condition where inflammation causes the skin to be dry, crust, crack, and ooze. Eczema can often get worse in...

Postpartum hairloss

I experienced significant hair loss after both of my pregnancies. My experience with postpartum hair loss made wonder, why do we lose...