All parents will run across sleep dilemmas with their child at some point. If it doesn’t happen at 5 months old, it will happen at 5 years old, but it will happen! To say sleep is important would be a major understatement — sleep is necessary to function, to live. The good news is, for the vast majority of people, healthy sleep is just a habit or 2 away.
Blog post co-written by Dr. Eugene Kim, Pediatric Surgeon, Texas Children's Cancer and Hematology Center
A recent barrage of news headlines about a new Danish study on drinking alcohol during pregnancy sparked controversy and created confusion. As an OB/GYN, what surprised and concerned me was that some of the headlines I saw almost encouraged pregnant women to drink. Here are some media examples:
On March 24, 2011 my husband, Arturo, and I found out that we were finally going to become parents! I was in such shock — I couldn’t believe it was actually happening. At our first appointment with the OB/GYN everything checked out great, as did every appointment after that until we hit 21 weeks.