Health and Wellness

Prenatal Vitamins: Necessity or Snake oil

Posted by Deepali Patni, M.D., F.A.C.O.G. on May 4, 2016 9:00:00 AM

Congratulations, you’re having a baby! Now begins a lifetime of choices that you’re not only making for yourself, but for your new little one as well. While some decisions will be easier than others, choices regarding your baby’s health can be tough, especially if you’re getting conflicting information. 

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Topics: pregnancy, calcium, folic acid, iron, prenatal vitamins

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

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