Saturday, September 21, 2019

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...

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...

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...

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...

Mom Guilt and Self-Care

As a working mom with a toddler, I often feel guilty about not spending all day with my little one. In the morning when...

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...