Tuesday, August 11, 2020

What is Sleep Hygiene and How do you Practice it?

The past three months have been stressful since COVID-19 was declared a pandemic.  As a result, many people have been struggling with sleep....

Postpartum Depression: Are the “Baby Blues” and Postpartum Depression the Same Thing?

As a physician, often ask my post-partum patients “how are you feeling emotionally?” Naturally, many women experience strong emotions after having a baby. Some...
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...

How Much Sleep Does my Baby Need? How Much Sleep Do Teens Need?

I have received hundreds of messages and emails from mama’s out there asking me about sleep training!  As a family doctor, I often get...

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, &...

Do Probiotics Help for Colic?

Our son George was born over a month ago and we have been very fortunate to have not experienced colic with him....
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...

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...
Dr. Mom blog explores physical symptoms of anxiety

Anxiety Can Cause Physical Symptoms

In my medical practice, I often have patients wondering if they have anxiety.  I also have many patients that come with a variety of...

How to get a good nights sleep with sleep hygeine

All you Moms out there probably know the importance of a good nights rest. Without it, we are more cranky, irritable, and...