Self Care Tips after a disaster

Self Care Tips after a disaster

  “Dr. Linda, now that the hurricane is over I feel like freaking out but I’m worried about my daughter and how it will affect her.”   How you cope during and after a disaster influences how well your kids will cope.The better your self-care , the better you...
Choosing your baby doctor.

Choosing your baby doctor.

“Dr. Linda, I’m due in 2 months and have not chosen a baby doctor yet. Can you give me some guidance?”   It really does take a village to raise a holistically healthy child. Your baby’s doctor will be an important part of the village...
Habits to Quit Smoking WITHOUT DRUGS

Habits to Quit Smoking WITHOUT DRUGS

How to Quit Smoking WITHOUT DRUGS … During Pregnancy This blog post is meant to give you the information you need to decide on the best way for you or someone you love to quit smoking…without pharmaceutical support … that is, quit smoking without...
Latch On Difficulties: Breastfeeding Challenges

Latch On Difficulties: Breastfeeding Challenges

Breastfeeding is natural, so it should be easy, right? For some moms and babies, breastfeeding goes really well and there are very few, if any, problems. For most moms, however, there are a number of nursing challenges that can interfere with how easy it is to...
How to Quit the Smoking Habit

How to Quit the Smoking Habit

Smoking is an Addiction and a Habit. Part 2 in 3-part series:  As with any addiction, the first step is to admit smoking is a problem. The next step is making the decision to quit the habit. Here is the link to Part 1: 10 Ways to Reduce Smoke Exposure for a Healthy...
Dads with postpartum depression

Dads with postpartum depression

“Dr Linda, I am so angry and frustrated since we had our baby, what is going on?” New dads:  It is very normal to feel some frustration and anxiety as you adjust to your new responsibilities as a dad, like your partner’s “baby blues,”...