Friday, August 23, 2019
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...
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....