Category: Obstetrics

Influenza In Pregnancy

Previously written and published by Dr. Bernstien We are currently in the middle of a pretty intense flu season. I am sure most of you know someone who has been diagnosed with the flu or have been diagnosed yourself. I know I have prescribed Tamiflu to many patients in the last couple of weeks. This […]

Written by on January 30, 2023

Birth Plans: One Doctor’s Point of View

Originally written and published by Dr. Bernstien in 2015 Most of our patients have some sort of birth plan.  Some are super simple and others are ten pages long.  Some patients don’t even write it down.  They just tell me “Dr. B, we just want a healthy mom and a healthy baby.”  Most patients who […]

Written by on December 26, 2022

Alcohol In Pregnancy: Part 2 — Breastfeeding

Written and published by Dr. Kalinowski in 2019 In my first blog post you heard about my favorite local breweries, and about the dangers to drinking any alcohol during pregnancy. But what about an occasional beer or glass of wine while breastfeeding, is that OK? Yes! Unlike during pregnancy, smaller amounts of alcohol are probably […]

Written by on November 30, 2022

Induction of Labor

There are many reasons why induction of labor might be needed or wanted at the end of pregnancy. Common medical reasons for induction include diabetes, high blood pressure and twin pregnancies. There are also many other medical conditions for which advancing pregnancy becomes risky for mom and baby. For any given condition, when the risks of ongoing pregnancy outweigh the benefits of it for baby, delivery is generally recommended.

Written by on November 16, 2022

Alcohol In Pregnancy: Part 1

Written and published by Dr. Kalinowski in 2019 A quality hoppy beer is an indulgence for me.  My favorite is a Bell’s Two Hearted Ale, named after a river famous for fly fishing in my home state of Michigan. In fact, one of my favorite ways to spend a free weekend evening is hanging out […]

Written by on November 2, 2022

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