A newborn baby is the greatest miracle of life. There is nothing more incredible and supernal than the creation of a new human being. Newborns enter a world of many dangers and their small bodies are as yet unproven in competency to deal with many trials. The infant’s intestines have not yet been tested with... Read More
Getting married to your best friend and the man you love is one of the highlights of a lifetime! As you plan your wedding, don’t forget to include a health exam on your list of things to do before that special day. Paying attention to your health and planning for the future will help make sure you are a healthy bride as you prepare to say “I do”.
This month I’ll discuss four health topics that are crucial for the optimal care of your newborn baby. These topics are successful breastfeeding, preventing Sudden Infant Death Syndrome (SIDS), how to identify signs of serious infection, and recognizing bowel obstruction in newborns. BREASTFEEDING Breastfeeding may not go smoothly as planned. The potential benefits of sustained... Read More