Should you take “Diclectin” for your morning sickness?

Many women suffer from morning sickness (Read my blog post on morning sickness to learn more) The management of women with nausea and vomiting of pregnancy depends upon(1) The severity of symptoms The impact of symptoms on your quality of life The safety of treatment options for both mom and baby Treatment approaches can include(1) […]

Nausea & Vomiting of Pregnancy

Nausea and vomiting of pregnancy (NVP), also known as “morning sickness” affects up to 85% of pregnant women and is the most common medical condition experienced in pregnancy (1). Those who have suffered from morning sickness know all too well that it can occur at any time of the day, and is not exclusive to […]

Treating Heartburn During Pregnancy

When you have never experienced heartburn before, becoming pregnant can be a RUDE awakening .  Heartburn occurs when the valve between the stomach and the esophagus (upper esophageal sphincter) are unable to prevent stomach acid from passing upwards. Normally, this can happen due to too much, or too little stomach acid, as stomach acid is […]

Dr. Laura’s Postpartum Test Checklist

Okay, so you just had a baby and you are feeling worn out, sleep deprived, and maybe even overwhelmed.  Becoming a mom is HARD, whether you are a first time mom or a mom of three, each pregnancy, labour, delivery (& child) comes with it’s unique challenges. All too often I see new moms come into my practice. […]