Archive for Category: "Your Fall 2013 Issue (2013-09)"

Diagnosed at 36 Years Old

Diagnosed at 36 Years Old

Blythe had all the signs and symptoms of Mastitis – a common breast infection while nursing. The doctor thought it was because she stopped nursing “cold turkey”, but wanted her to see a breast specialist so she could treat it correctly. One biopsy and five days later, she learned she had breast cancer.

Hiding Veggies (in Pumpkin Carrot Muffins to die for!)

Hiding Veggies (in Pumpkin Carrot Muffins to die for!)

Getting kids, and sometimes even adults, who do not like vegetables to eat them can be tricky! Sneaking them into a dish may be your solution – plus adding in more veggies can’t hurt! These recipes are veggie-averse kid tested and approved. I recommend starting by adding a small about of veggies and gradually adding more as desired.

Vaginitis

Vaginitis

Does your little girl complain about a recurrence with vaginal discharge? Dr. Gordon explains how vaginitis, or vulvovaginitis, is an extremely common issue, and provides a home remedy to treat vaginitis.

Andi's Nursery

Andi's Nursery

Unlike most rooms that are inspired by the perfect bedding or a specific accessory, Andi’s nursery came together backwards.

Nursing and Exercising: Tips for New Moms!

Nursing and Exercising: Tips for New Moms!

“Oh, the joys of working out while nursing! ‘Juggling the two’ will definitely take an adjustment period – pun intended! Your new best friends: Your breast pump and a good sports bra.” Kristen shares her three steps to efficiently working out while nursing.

letter from the editor – 37 months of breastfeeding

letter from the editor – 37 months of breastfeeding

  It’s been nine years since I nursed my last baby, but it seems like yesterday. I loved it. I nursed each one of my three babies until they were almost 13 months old. I’m sure I could have nursed each one longer, but at the time, it was “the norm” to stop once they […]

Diagnosed at 30 Years Old

Diagnosed at 30 Years Old

Breast cancer knows no age. Stephanie’s story tells how cancer can and does happen to young women. Learn how Stephanie embraces the challenge to be the best “me” possible.

Orlando’s Best OB/GYNs

Orlando’s Best OB/GYNs

In Central Florida, we’re fortunate to be surrounded by fantastic women’s healthcare providers, as well as state-of-the-art medical facilities, and the tremendous reader response received during our vote for Best OB/GYN was a testament of their excellence.

Fall 2013

Fall 2013

Featuring one mom’s feat to normalize breast-feeding, challenges of breastfeeding while working, Orlando’s top 20 OB/GYNs, breast cancer at 30 yrs old, and tips for successful nursing and exercise