Thursday, January 23, 2020

Why is Vitamin D Important?

During medical school, I learned that babies require vitamin D supplementation for healthy bone development. However, other than bone health I was...

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...

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...

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...

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...

I’m Pregnant, Can I Eat Deli Meats?

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

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...

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...