Monday, October 14, 2019

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...

Deli Meats and Pregnancy

Deli Meats and Pregnancy I love charcuterie.  And pizza. And sandwiches.  I’m now in my second pregnancy and there never ceases to...

Constipation and Pregnancy

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

Why Do We Need Vitamin B12?

What is vitamin B12? Vitamin B12 (cobalamin) is a vitamin that plays a crucial role in the synthesis of our...

Is Travelling to High Altitudes Safe in Pregnancy?

I was 30 weeks pregnant when our family travelled through New Mexico and Colorado while we were relocating from Atlanta back to...

Breastfeeding Versus Formula

During my medical training, I thought breastfeeding was as simple as holding your baby up to your breast and baby would naturally...
Dr. Mom blog explores Intrauterine Devices (IUDs) What is the difference between them and how do they work?

Intrauterine Devices (IUDs): What is the difference between them and how do they work?

Many women consider intrauterine device (IUD) as a form of birth control both before having a baby, and after.  This is because the IUD is...
Dr. Mom explores signs of coffee withdrawal

Learn more about the 6 signs of coffee withdrawal

Generally speaking, caffeine consumption is safe and has some health benefits provided it is consumed in moderation.  But because coffee is a...
Dr. Mom blog explores common sleep myths and sleep problems

Common Sleep Myths

Sleep Myth #1: My anxiety will get better if I just get more sleep.  Fact: Anxiety and sleep...
Life of dr mom blog explores Birth control while breastfeeding and contraception options

Birth control while breastfeeding and contraception options

After having a baby, women experience incredible hormonal and physical changes in their bodies.  With the additional stress of caring for a...