Sunday, December 15, 2019

Hot Tubs and Pregnancy

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...

Placentophagy (Consuming your placenta postpartum)

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...

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...