Below The Belly Button is about health, life and learning to live well.
I cringe at the mere mention of the words Home Birth. As much as I don't want to offend the exceptional nurse midwives who provide this approach, and do not want to belittle the exercise of self-determination by mothers who choose this route, I worry about...read more
Cesarean births dates back to the sixteenth century. Its use, then and now, has saved the lives of countless babies and mothers. But now, one in three babies are delivered via cesarean-section. What one hospital is doing to reduce the number of cesareans was printed...read more
Birth control. Check. Wax/Trim/Groom complete. Check. Well rested. Huh? Thanks to Dr. Kalmbach and colleagues, we now know that lack of sleep can directly reduce your ability to become aroused. We have all heard about the increased risk of depression, obesity and...read more
It’s something that most people don’t even consider: how much your pregnancy can affect your teeth. And, how much your dental health impacts your entire life. Unfortunately, this is a topic that few obstetricians remember to address with their patients. Yet, dental...read more
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