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. […]