Sunday, January 19, 2020

How to Manage Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy?

“Morning sickness” is common during pregnancy and can actually occur at any time throughout the day. I was very fortunate and did not...

How to Manage Breastmilk Oversupply?

I found breastfeeding very challenging. I struggled with low milk supply early on, fortunately, as the weeks passed my milk supply improved....

Do Probiotics Help for Colic?

Our son George was born over a month ago and we have been very fortunate to have not experienced colic with him....

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...

Is it Safe to go in Hot Tubs When Pregnant?

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...

What is Placentophagy (Consuming your placenta postpartum) And Should You Do It?

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

Figuring Out a Breastfeeding Frequency and Routine is Hard

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