Wednesday, November 13, 2019

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...

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, &...

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...
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...

What can I do about my anxiety?

Being a new mom or a mom with small kids can come with a little (or a lot!) of anxiety. You are responsible for...
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...
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...

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...

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...

Postpartum Depression is Common and There are Resources to Help

I try my best as a physician to make sure that I ask appropriate screening questions of all of my patients who have recently...