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Taking the fear out of dentist visits

I like to describe fear of the dentist as ‘Fear of the Unknown’. Adult patients will relate a bad childhood or past experience and...
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Weaning ways

Motherhood is one of the most amazing and rewarding journeys. Yet along with the good, comes the uncertainty and self-doubt. Just like smiling, sitting,...
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Green and red lights on the road of raising siblings

Few things in life are equally as delightful as they are demanding. Having – and raising – siblings is one such a hybrid happening....
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Establishing early gut integrity

Our modern society has led us down a path of distrusting the natural process of childbirth and towards an often clinical, scheduled event. I...
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Low libido in women

One of the top sexual complaints I hear from women is that of a low libido. Low libido, medically termed as hypoactive sexual desire...
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Abnormal Pap smear: What does it mean?

A Pap smear is a screening procedure for cervical cancer that was named after the man who pioneered this test in 1928, George Papanicolaou. This...
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Oocyte cryopreservation aka egg freezing

The month of August celebrates all things women, so there is no better time to talk about the medical advances available to women in...
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Embracing change

Seasonal depression during the cold winter months is a real phenomenon and one that can impact negatively on existing stresses and relationship strain. Add...
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Raising women

The stereotypical woman is a mother who bears children, works in ‘softer’ environments (if at all), drives poorly and submits to the man of...
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Becoming little women

From the moment we hold that precious bundle of new life in our arms, we cannot begin to imagine the whirlwind of growing up...