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5 Helpful Tips for Successful Breastfeeding

Dr. Wheeler provides 5 helpful tips for breastfeeding mothers.  

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Photographing Your Children: Tips From a Pro

So many people, especially moms, tell me they are terrible at taking pictures and wish they were better.  Almost anyone can take decent pictures.   Today, I’d love to share with you a few simple things to help you capture the wonderful to the mundane moments in your life.

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Demystifying Antidepressant Use in Pregnancy

Depression is very, very common and its prevalence peaks during childbearing years.  Many women start their pregnancies on an antidepressant and the questions then ensue….

  • Have I caused harm to my baby?
  • What are the risks to my newborn if I am on an antidepressant?
  • Should I continue using the antidepressant or should I stop?
  • Should I switch do a different antidepressant?
  • Should I wean off the antidepressant at some point?
  • Can I breast feed if I am taking an antidepressant?

 Let’s address these questions individually, but with the caveat that there is no 100% perfect answer.  Each patient’s individual risks and benefits must be assessed and the patient and her physician can then decide on an effective strategy.  

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Summertime Luxuries… But I’m Pregnant

It’s that time of year.  The sun is out, the temperature is off of the charts, and for many women, summertime is synonymous with beach or lake vacations.

Let’s address the following hot topics: 

  • Hair removal
  • Tanning
  • Hot tubs
  • Booze

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