Nonsteroidal anti inflammatory drugs, also known as NSAIDS, are the most commonly used over the counter pain medications. They are marketed under brand names such as aspirin, ibuprofen,advil, aleve and many others.
“Mothers are the root of the family tree. Without a healthy root the tree will wither. Self care is non-negotiable, it’s survival.” Postpartum mood disorders range from short lived “blues” (80% of new mothers), to more severe depression (20%), and much less common psychosis (1/1000). Causes are complex and treatment may require
On any given day in my practice, I am faced with the seemingly straight forward, yet complex question from women at various stages of their lives; “can I get pregnant?”. Women in their twenties and nervous about their health; those in their thirties worried about the metaphorical clock ticking away; and women in their forties
Postpartum urinary incontinence is a common condition many women face post pregnancy. Pregnancy and a vaginal delivery can cause increased pressure on the nerves that control the bladder (less common after a c-section delivery) and may result in a higher frequency of urination and urgency.
Fourth trimester is the three month period after delivery when a mother’s body deals with the residual changes from carrying the pregnancy and child birth. This time period is critical since neglect in correcting these changes can lead to chronic lifelong issues. ……