Taking control over the health of your pelvic floor is not something that has to wait until damage has already been done. Many women are choosing to strengthen their pelvic floors as a preventative measure to any complications that may arise before, during, or after childbirth. Dr. Nathan Fox at Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates in
Postpartum depression is defined as intense feelings of sadness immediately following pregnancy and it can last up to one year. Oftentimes, there is a stigma around mental health so women might not realize that they are at risk or might be too embarrassed to discuss their symptoms. In this second part of the Healthful Woman
In this episode of Healthful Woman Podcast, Dr. Nathan Fox discusses a high-risk birth story. Dr. Deena Blanchard, a pediatrician in NY, shares her story on postpartum anxiety. Dr. Blanchard shares her story to show that postpartum anxiety “can happen to anyone” and that “there’s no shame in having a postpartum mood disorder.” What is
In this episode of Healthful Woman Podcast, Dr. Fox, an OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine specialist practicing in New York City, speaks with Dr. Emily Miller an assistant professor of OB-GYN, maternal fetal medicine, and psychiatry at Northwestern University regarding postpartum and perinatal depression. Healthful Woman · “Postpartum and Perinatal Depression Part 1” – with Dr.
Breastfeeding is an important part of your infant’s development and the emotional connection that is built between mom and baby. One thing that can have a surprisingly negative impact on breastfeeding is oral tissues like tongue and lip ties. What Are Tongue and Lip Ties? A tongue tie is the band of tissue connecting your
What is Postpartum Hemorrhage? Postpartum hemorrhage is a medical term for bleeding after giving birth. As Dr. Samantha Do describes, postpartum hemorrhage is “one of the most common things that we think about for all patients and that we prepare for with all patients.” There are many ways different healthcare systems both in the U.S.