Overeating, overspending and just plain overdoing it are three of our main indulgences, especially during the holidays. There are a few simple ground rules that when applied, can make the difference between feeling happy or funky come January. Here are three of them: Read More
It’s hard to believe that in 2011, new moms still buy into the fantasies of motherhood. It’s not their fault. Often it’s women passing these on to other women, which is even more perplexing, and this unfortunately keeps the cycle going (often labeled “the conspiracy” by ...
Concerned new moms often call me
to ask, “Are my feelings normal or am I depressed?” Here are two basic guidelines to help you differentiate between the Baby Blues and postpartum depression (PPD).
Baby Blues are totally normal and ...
Recently one of my clients
lamented, “Dr. Shosh
, the women in my new moms group are always competing with each other! They show off their baby gear and ways of handling their babies as if they’ve got the BEST ...
We’re told it’s empowering to create a plan for how we want to experience labor and delivery. After all, shouldn’t it be the way we want? We’re instructed to relay this plan with all its details to the appropriate practitioners – our OB or midwife, for starters. What we’re not ...