Misogyny in healthcare is a real problem. But it doesn’t stop there. A new mother contacted me in my office a few days ago. I spoke with this pleasant young woman in person for nearly a half hour, far beyond the free 10 minute consults I usually do. Here’s why: Women’s pain and suffering is LARGELY not ACKNOWLEDGED or well cared for in healthcare. And worse, often the … [Read more...] about Misogyny in Healthcare (& Beyond) Hurts Us All
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People are so worried about what they eat between Christmas and the New Year, but they really should be worried about what they eat between the New Year and Christmas. ~ Anonymous The above quote probably doesn’t reflect the title in the right manner, yet it offers food for thought! People worldwide look forward to the goodies and feasts during the Christmas season, yet … [Read more...] about 5 Ways To Survive The Holidays Without Packing On The Pounds
What you may not know, or want to know about body after baby “I am a post-pregnancy, gas passing, panty tinkling, flabby blob.” Okay, if we all thought that might happen after giving birth, there would be lot less pregnancies. While it might seem like a whole lot more doom and gloom than most women experience (thank goodness), after birth can cause a few uninvited and … [Read more...] about Post-Pregnancy – How To Feel Better Inside and Out
After what may seem like a long, long wait, your due date is rapidly approaching. Many changes take place late in your pregnancy. While your baby is rapidly preparing for his life outside your womb, your own body is undergoing some major changes to get ready for the process of birth and breastfeeding. In addition to these normal changes, you might experience unusual symptoms … [Read more...] about About Late Pregnancy
You gained 30 lbs. during pregnancy but your baby only weighed eight of those. But, you don't feel like you gained all that weight in body fat, so you might be wondering where the rest of that scale jump came from. There are a lot of reasons women gain weight during pregnancy and a lot of different places they gain it. For the most part, those scale increases indicate that your … [Read more...] about Why Do Women Gain Weight During Pregnancy?