Monday, October 14, 2019

Guest Post: Learn More About Perinatal Mental Health

There are many changes that come with motherhood – body changes, sleep changes, relationship changes, identity changes, emotional changes, routine changes, &...

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...
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 physical symptoms of anxiety

Physical signs of anxiety

In my medical practice, I often have patients wondering if they have anxiety.  I also have many patients that come with a variety of...
Dr. Mom blog explores Relaxation techniques for sleep to help with trouble falling asleep

Trouble sleeping? Relaxation techniques for sleep

In my family medicine practice, I often see patients that have trouble sleeping.  Particularly difficulty falling asleep.  In medicine, this is known...
Dr. Mom blog explores all about anxiety and its symptoms, and answers the question of why do I feel anxious?

Why do I feel anxious? Learn more about anxiety and its symptoms.

In my family medicine practice, I often have patients come in with signs and symptoms of anxiety.  They often ask “why do...

Breastfeeding struggles linked to postpartum depression in mothers

As a doctor, I encourage mothers to breastfeed. Breastfeeding is affordable, helps with bonding and has health benefits for both the infant...

Setting boundaries and encouraging healthy relationships

I’m sure everybody out there has a friend or family member with whom they just can’t see eye-to-eye with, and that relationship...

Toxic family member? What to know and how to deal.

If you have a member of your family who causes you to feel like you are walking on eggshells with, you often...

Mindfulness Meditation to improve your mental health and be more present with your children.

Mindfulness is a meditative practice where you intentionally bring your attention to experiences in the here and now.  It helps us to become more...