Acupuncture for Pregnancy Depression

Many of my pregnant patients struggling with depression ask about non-medication treatment options. Understandably, there are many concerns and hesitations about taking medication during...
Sex during pregnancy

Sex During Pregnancy

For many women, their own views of themselves as sexual beings and their sexual behaviors change over the course of pregnancy and into the...
Gestational diabetes & mental well-being

Gestational Diabetes & Mental Wellness

Gestational diabetes (GDM) affects more than 9% of pregnant women, with the diagnosis usually made in the middle of the second trimester, and, unfortunately,...
Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy

Nausea and Vomiting During Pregnancy

For many women, some nausea and vomiting, particularly in the early part of pregnancy, seems inevitable. For some, however, the condition becomes severe enough...
The Pregnancy Brain Myth

The Pregnancy Brain Myth

The way a woman’s mind works changes during pregnancy. Many women say they experience baby brain or pregnancy brain, referring to feeling less confident...

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