Should Pregnant Women Get a Flu Shot?

The answer is definitely YES for pregnant women to get a flu vaccine this season. The flu shot is your best protection against serious illness as a result of the flu. The flu is more likely to cause serious illness in pregnancy compared to those women who are not pregnant. In pregnancy there are changes […]

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Updated Policy Stresses “Safe Sleep” for Infant

The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) has recently made recommendations ensuring that your new born baby has a safe sleeping environment thereby reducing the risk of sudden infant death syndrome (SIDS). In 1992, the AAP recommended that all babies be placed on their backs to sleep which decreased the incidence of deaths from SIDS, However, […]

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Hormonal Confusion… also known as Pre-Menopause!

By Dr. Sherry Ross on February 19, 2015 What is Pre-Menopause? Pre-Menopause or peri-menopause is a time of hormonal confusion. It happens when your ovaries do not function consistently and upset your normal hormonal rhythm. Pre-Menopause usually strikes 1-2 years closer to menopause, but for others it can happen much earlier. Symptoms are erratic and […]

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