Saturday, November 27, 2021

Everything you Need to Know About the Flu, the Flu Shot, and Common Myths

Influenza, commonly known as the flu, is an infectious disease caused by a virus. The flu can be deadly, especially in certain populations such...

Postpartum Exercise

Getting active for the first few months post-delivery was hard. It was difficult to find the time between breastfeeding, pumping, keeping the house organized,...

Folic Acid for Pregnancy: Do I Really Need it?

With all the appointments and tests that occur during pregnancy, it’s hard to keep track of everything and easy to question, “Is all of...

Guest Post: The Effect of Pregnancy and Birth on the Abdominals and Pelvic Floor

Many women are concerned about the appearance and the function of their bodies after having children. Our bodies go through incredible changes in order...

Pregnancy and Conceiving: What are the Causes of Infertility

Before medical school I thought I was going to have all of my children before the age of 30. Then real life happened. Studying,...

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...

Postpartum Pelvic Floor Health

Childbirth is an incredible physical accomplishment for the female body! Women work hard to grow, carry and birth their babies and approximately 1 in...

What is a Yeast Infection And What Can You Do About it?

Vaginal yeast infections, or vaginal candidiasis, are common in women.  Many healthy females have yeast colonization in their vaginas such as Candida.  However, sometimes these...
doctor mom blog explores does shaving make your hair grow back thicker?

Does shaving make your hair grow back thicker and darker?

Shaving is an effective and relatively cost-effective form of hair removal that removes hair temporarily just below the skins surface. But...

Postpartum hairloss

I experienced significant hair loss after both of my pregnancies. My experience with postpartum hair loss made wonder, why do we lose...