Category: Parenting

One Plus One Does Not Equal Two

Originally written and published by Dr. Berstien in the summer of 2016. Two years ago I wrote a blog about making the transition from doctor to dad after my son was born.  Recently the company that runs our online presence re-posted it.  Many patients were congratulating me on the birth of my son!  Well, I […]

Written by on June 19, 2022

Protecting Your Newborn From Pertussis or “Whooping Cough”

Originally published in July 2012. Written by Dr. Ashley Rush. Vaccination against pertussis, commonly referred to as “whooping cough,” has recently gained intense media attention due to rising infection rates in the U.S.   In fact, pertussis infection rates in 2012 have reached the highest number they have been in the last 5 years, with 18,000 cases already […]

Written by on December 14, 2021

Healthy Ways To Combat Mom Guilt

Originally published in July 2019. Written by Amanda Tattersall. Often times, throughout my postpartum period, I questioned if I was a good mom or if I was making the right decisions for my children. Many of the decisions we make as mothers are based on maternal instinct or a gut feeling ….or maybe due to good […]

Written by on October 25, 2021

Paradigm Shift: Doctor to Dad

Originally published in 2014 after the birth of Dr. Bernstein’s son Well, my wife and I (and our little man Oliver) have survived 3 months and are well into a pretty decent groove.  NO… he doesn’t sleep all night, but we have seen improvements on a weekly basis.  I thought I would write a short […]

Written by on June 17, 2021

SUPPORTING BREASTFEEDING MOMS

Hello everyone.  One of our family medicine colleagues (and certified lactation consultant) Ivy Bagly, asked to be a guest blogger in honor of World Breastfeeding Week (August 1-7, 2019).  Her blog addresses how friends, family and co-workers can help support a breastfeeding mom.  When choosing to feed your baby, it is important to realize there are predominately three […]

Written by on March 26, 2020

PHOTOGRAPHING YOUR CHILDREN: TIPS FROM A PRO

Below is a blog post from a professional with excellent advice on photographing your family. I hope you enjoy! Dr. B Photograph your kids much? Have you ever paused when passing by a photograph in a room or an album?  Did it bring back the events and emotions around the time or of the event […]

Written by on March 26, 2020