Category: Parenting

Maternal Benefits of Breastfeeding

When people talk about breastfeeding, they usually focus on the benefits for babies. Your family, friends, pediatricians and OBGYNs will tell you that breastmilk provides excellent nutrition and has major health benefits for babies. But what we don’t talk about nearly enough, are the significant positive impacts that breastfeeding has on mom. 

Written by on May 3, 2023

Photographing Your Children: Tips From a Pro

Below is a blog post from a professional with excellent advice on photographing your children. I hope you enjoy! Dr. B Top Tips for Photographing Your Children: 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 […]

Written by on December 15, 2022

Supporting Breastfeeding Moms

Previously written and published by Ivy Bagly in 2019 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 (held annually in August).  Her blog addresses how friends, family and co-workers can help support a breastfeeding mom.  When choosing to feed your […]

Written by on August 23, 2022

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