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Jagjit Khairah, D.O.

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Pregnant, Lactose Intolerant and In Need of Calcium: What to Do

Posted by Jagjit Khairah, D.O. on Mar 12, 2016 8:30:00 AM

Most women worry a bit during pregnancy, but women who are lactose intolerant often feel they have even more reason to be concerned. They know they need calcium to help their babies grow, but what can they do since they can’t tolerate dairy products? 

I ease their minds by telling them that – milk or no milk – they usually can have healthy, strong babies if they pay attention to their diets. 

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Topics: calcium, pregnant and lactose intolerant

Drop that Baby Weight the Smart Way

Posted by Jagjit Khairah, D.O. on Feb 13, 2016 9:00:00 AM

A new baby brings a unique range of emotions for each woman. But it seems all women are anxious to lose that excess baby weight after pregnancy. 

And that’s a good idea. If you don’t lose those extra pounds, they may cause problems later, such as obesity, especially if you have other children.

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Topics: post-pregnancy weight loss, drop baby weight the smart way, weight loss after pregnancy, how to lose weight after having a baby

Ready to Have a Baby? But Are You Physically Prepared?

Posted by Jagjit Khairah, D.O. on Jan 20, 2016 9:30:00 AM

So you’re ready to start a family. Congratulations! The days and months (and then years) ahead of you are going to be filled with exciting times! But it’s important to remember that getting to those exciting times will lean heavily on your healthy pregnancy. There are things you need to consider before you conceive in order to make sure that your body is a healthy environment in which your baby can develop and thrive.

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Topics: before you start a family, family planning, prepregnancy health, planning to have a baby

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