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on Wed, March 25, 2015
"Can I lose weight while breastfeeding?" This is the very question which I asked myself especially with my first baby nearly 21 years ago. At that time, I was...
eating while pregnant
on Tue, March 03, 2015
There are not many dietary restrictions for a normal pregnancy. There are a few foods we ask you not to eat to reduce the risk of food poisoning.  Other kinds...
on Mon, November 24, 2014
As I visit with new parents in the Via Christi NewLife Center, I’m frequently asked for suggestions on how they can introduce their new baby to their family...
babies shouldn't sleep on the couch
on Wed, October 15, 2014
A recent article in the New York Times brought forth some sobering statistics on cases of crib death in infants. In many of these instances, the infants were...
Is it safe for pregnant women to eat seafood?
on Mon, September 15, 2014
There has recently been some conflicting information in the media about whether or not it’s okay for pregnant women to eat seafood, especially tuna, while...
Via Christi laborists
on Tue, August 12, 2014
When Brooke Grizzell, MD, pictured at left, and Leah Brantley, MD, right, finished their residencies a year apart, both were eager to begin caring for...
Kangaroo care
on Thu, July 24, 2014
It can be difficult for the parents of babies in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit to bond with their babies. Often premature or sick infants require special...

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