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...
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,”...
How to Support Your Partner With Postpartum Depression

How to Support Your Partner With Postpartum Depression

As a new dad, you too are going through so many changes it is staggering. It is hard enough to figure out how you feel and how you are going to be the dad you want to be without the added stress of having  to support your partner with postpartum depression. Many dads...
Postpartum Depression: Different From the Baby Blues?

Postpartum Depression: Different From the Baby Blues?

  “Dr. Linda, I should feel joy now that I’m a mom, but I feel completely overwhelmed, I have no energy … I cry all the time. I just don’t think I can do this.” Do YOU Have the Baby Blues - or Something Else? In the first few weeks after...
Making Mealtimes Matter

Making Mealtimes Matter

“Dr. Linda, my baby is 4 months old. Do I need to start a routine for baby meals yet?   The earlier you start a routine, the faster you will both learn it  and make it a habit. Make baby meals special times. They are a time for bonding, teaching and  communicating...