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Advice from the Momma Doc: Thinking about starting a family, or having another baby?

Photo credit: Pedro Ribeiro Simões

These days, more people are carefully planning when they start their families. In fact, according to the CDC’s National Vital Statistics Report, in 1980 the average age of first birth was 22.7, versus 26.3 in 2014. That’s a pretty significant shift over 26 years! I see most young couples spending more …

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Why well child visits?

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“Why does my child need well child visits?” This is a question we get in primary care all the time. And I totally get it – it’s really hard to justify wrangling your child into your doctor’s office, exposing them to whatever junk is floating around that season, and to …

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More than just baby blues

motherhood and depression

Motherhood is the most amazing experience a woman can have, changing our lives forever as we sacrifice everything to care for these defenseless little human beings. We give up sleep, food, timely bathroom breaks, and deal with the daily stressors all this change can create in our relationships. And some …

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