Monday, June 24, 2019
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...

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....

Stretch marks: Do expensive lotions really reduce stretch marks in pregnancy?

When I was pregnant with Madi I smelled like coconut oil constantly. I was told by my mom and her friends to...

Build Strong Bones and Prevent Osteoporosis with these Easy Tips

Before I started medicine, I didn’t put too much thought into my bone health, but after treating older patients I realize how...

Cold Winters, Dry and Cracked Skin? How to Conquer Dry Skin in Children and...

Any Canadian knows that winter is the WORST for our skin. Without copious lathering of cream we get scaly, alligator dry skin....

Do the Preservatives in Vaccines Cause Autism?

In my last article about vaccines and the fraudulent accusation that they are associated with or cause autism, I outlined how the...

Is the mercury in vaccines toxic?

Recently I wrote a post about the fraudulent science behind vaccines and their “association” with autism.  Unsurprisingly, this became a “hot topic”...

Why We Need to Vaccinate as a Society

Previously I wrote a post about vaccines and autism that was very popular on life of dr. mom. Since then i've...

The abdominal wall muscles and pregnancy: how are they affected?

The stretching out and thinning of the abdominal muscles and connective tissue allows a woman’s belly to grow into the beautiful, round...