Wednesday, November 30, 2022

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...

Am I at Risk of Gestational Diabetes? How to Prevent Gestational Diabetes in...

I was a big baby.  My mom had gestational diabetes when she was pregnant with me, and as a result I was...

Guest post: Can You Exercise When Your Pregnant?

In so many ways, Motherhood starts in pregnancy. From the moment we learn about our pregnancies, we prioritize our own health for...

Do Expensive Over the Counter Lotions Really Reduce Stretch Marks In Pregnancy?

When I was pregnant with Madi I smelled like coconut oil constantly. I was told by my mom and her friends to...

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...

What is HPV (Human Papillomavirus) and Why am I at Risk of Cancer?

After getting to know some of the parents, I have learned that there are those who do not want their child to...