Mastitis Prevention and Treatment

Breasts are complicated! The parts that we see are the nipples, areola and skin. But there is so much more happening inside: milk-making cells, ducts and lobes do the work of milk production, storage and delivery to your baby. Mastitis occurs when there is an infection of the cells of [...]

By |October 19th, 2019|

Breastfeeding and Your Period

Can nursing get any better? Let’s list the ways it simplifies mom life: no equipment, no prep, always ready and available. Need one more reason to breastfeed? How about a break from your period. That’s right - no Aunt Flo or Ladies Days for up to a year! The pause [...]

By |June 23rd, 2019|

The Rise of the Brelfie

I am a mom, so I take a lot of pictures. I have stopped apologizing and my family has stopped being surprised by my requests to “look this way” or “just pretend you like each other”. They now accept the only way to get me to stop bugging them is [...]

By |April 13th, 2019|

The Smallest Victims of the Opioid Epidemic

The opioid crisis has touched all of us; more than 2.5 million Americans are dealing with addiction to prescription or illicit opioids. The origins of the epidemic can be traced back to the late 1990s when pharmaceutical companies began to aggressively market drugs like Oxycodone to providers. Drug manufacturers reassured [...]

By |January 22nd, 2019|