In this episode, Winnie chats with award-winning pediatrician and author of The Universe Is Listening, Dr. Jill Garripoli Pedalino about the difficult decisions facing parents who are wondering if their kids should go back to school during these exceptional times. Everyone agrees that there are no perfect solutions, but there are several safety and lifestyle measures that can … [Read more...] about #ModernMomMondays: Episode One with Dr. Jill Garripoli Pedalino
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The Plan B pill is emergency contraception that can be used up to 72 hours after a birth control failure or unprotected sex. Plan B is Levonorgestrel taken in two doses 12 hours apart. Women over 18 can purchase Plan B from their pharmacist without a prescription, making it a safe and accessible option when you are concerned about the possibility of pregnancy. Learn the risks … [Read more...] about How Many Times Can Someone Take the Plan B Pill?
During pregnancy, many couples express concerns about whether intercourse is safe. According to the March of Dimes, intercourse during pregnancy is completely safe for most women. Unfortunately, the experience for many mothers-to-be is anything but pleasurable. Finding out the causes of painful intercourse during pregnancy can help resolve your discomfort. Painful … [Read more...] about Painful Intercourse During Pregnancy
Kombucha is a drink with an age-old recipe originating in the far east. The Chinese referred to it as the "Immortal Health Elixir." In recent years, Kombucha has become popular with the health conscious looking for an alternative to fizzy drinks packed with artificial sweeteners and red dye whatever! At first glance, you might just think Kombucha is a fizzy, yellow, sour liquid … [Read more...] about The Health Benefits of Drinking Kombucha
Vaccines, Autism, and the Coronavirus - Part One I’m very passionate about this issue, so I need to “check in” with it from time to time. Now seems like a really good time to check in on the topic of vaccines. First, I’ll discuss my (relatedly strong) opinion on autism-related vaccines. What’s the issue with vaccines and autism? The false notion that vaccines cause … [Read more...] about Vaccines, Autism, and the Coronavirus – Part One