Category: Obstetrics

The Importance of Post Natal Nutrition and Exercise for Weight Loss

Previously written and published by our colleagues at Triangle Nutrition Therapy Many thanks to Ashley Acornley (MS, RD, LDN) for providing this blog for our patients. She works at Triangle Nutrition Therapy.  We appreciate her group and the care they provide our patients. Their contact information is at the bottom of the blog post. — Dr. B ________________________________________________________________________________________ […]

Written by on September 27, 2022

Fetal Movement: What’s Normal?

Everyday we get a wide variety of questions from expecting moms about their babies’ movements inside. When should I feel it? Why is my baby moving so much? Why can’t I feel my baby moving enough? What’s this weird thing I am feeling? Is my baby ok? Let’s take a few minutes to review fetal movement from […]

Written by on September 15, 2022

Planning For Pregnancy

Previously written and published in 2012 Being proactive and planning for pregnancy can really work in your favor. Here are 9 important items to consider when you’re thinking about having a baby. 1. Start Prenatal Vitamins I recommend all women start taking prenatal vitamins well before they start trying to conceive, and certainly once they stop […]

Written by on July 14, 2022

VBAC – A Closer Look

Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in February of 2016. VBAC is an often desired delivery for patients who are seen at Kamm McKenzie.  In fact, we have many women who chose to come to us, or transfer their care to us mid-pregnancy, because of our willingness to support a woman’s decision for VBAC […]

Written by on June 8, 2022

Artificial Sweeteners In Pregnancy

Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in May 2015 Calm down everyone… please.   Our phone nurses really should be answering emergency calls and not giving advice on how many packets of Sweet ‘N Low is acceptable in a day.  Enjoying most of the things you normally consume outside of the pregnancy state (you all […]

Written by on May 19, 2022


Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in May 2014 We get a lot of phone calls and visits with questions about weaning strategies from breastfeeding. So who better to provide these wonderful tips than the young male doctor with no children, right?  Well, I have done my research and will provide some helpful hints in […]

Written by on May 13, 2022