What is Group B Strep and Why Do You Need to be Screened During...

It is standard of care that all pregnant women get screened for Group B Streptococcus (GBS).  The recommended time to get screened by your primary care provider...

Guest Post: Prenatal Care During COVID-19

Prior to the COVID-19 pandemic, women with low risk pregnancies could expect a regular schedule of prenatal visits with a family physician...

Figuring Out a Breastfeeding Frequency and Routine

The frequency of breastfeeding varies from mother to mother, and depends on multiple factors including milk supply, milk extraction abilities of the...

Is Coffee Safe In Pregnancy?

Many patients ask me if drinking coffee is safe during pregnancy.  The answer is YES! However, the amount of caffeine we recommend...

How to Manage Breastmilk Oversupply?

I found breastfeeding very challenging. I struggled with low milk supply early on, fortunately, as the weeks passed my milk supply improved....

Guest Post: Postpartum Bladder Incontinence

Accidentally losing urine in the months and years after having a baby is either not talked about at all, or laughed off...

Does Eating Dates Induce Spontaneous Labor?

I was asked a very interesting question by a patient a few years ago "Dr. Liu, I'm almost 40 weeks pregnant and...

How to Store Breast Milk for a Healthy Term Infant?

If you are a nursing mother, at some point you may consider pumping your breast milk and storing it for future use.  This...

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...