Check out what our doctors and healthcare experts are saying about the parenting issues you care about most.
How to deal with your baby’s first illness
Your baby’s first cold can be unsettling, but there are steps you can take to hold this first brush with infection off as long as possible.
First, if at all possible, keep your young infant away from sick people (especially their mucus!). Inevitably, daycares tend to be harbors for illness. Read More »
Your Baby’s Growth and Brain Development During Pregnancy
Every new parent-to-be has questions—and I’m here to answer yours. Thanks to our supporter Healthy Families New York, I was happy to participate in a Facebook Live event recently in which I got to answer common questions from new parents-to-be about their babies’ growth and development during pregnancy (scroll through to watch the whole event!).
Women facing historical challenges this Women’s History Month
March is National Woman’s History Month in the United States. Congress designated March to be a month where we focused on the contributions of women to our country in 1987—and in the era of coronavirus, it takes on special significance. Read More »
4 things my patients want to know with a new baby
Going home with a new baby can be nerve racking—but the good news is that many parents have navigated this move before you successfully. Read More »
Your Vote Matters
The last six months have been difficult, sometimes nearly impossible to navigate. From pregnancy through the school years, parents have been forced into major changes that as recent as the new year we would have never deemed possible. Read More »
Coronavirus in the United States: Should parents worry?
An outbreak of a new strain of Coronavirus (2019-nCoV), first identified in the Hubei Province of China, is causing fears across the globe as people worry about a pandemic of respiratory illness. Read More »
Mindfulness for Moms
I want to talk about mindfulness. You’ve probably heard of mindfulness before, but I want to talk about it in the context of desire. Read More »
Sleep and Sex After Baby
I want to take this opportunity to talk about the relationship between sleep and sex. Read More »
How pregnancy affects your sex drive
I want to talk about pregnancy and libido. Unfortunately, pregnancy seems a lot more glamorous than it actually is—and the same is true for our sexual function. There’s this myth out there that, for some reason in pregnancy, libido goes wild, and you’ll want sex and it will be fabulous. Read More »
“Dear moms of little kids” (how to maintain intimacy)
In this video, I want to talk to all my mommas of little kids. I am a momma of little kids, ages three, five, and eight. I have been there, and I know exactly what you’re going through. I’m going through it now too. Read More »