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All Blog Posts Tagged 'doctor' (30)

All I want is to see the sunshine for a little bit

When my doctor first diagnosed me with a vitamin D deficiency, he told me to go out into the sunlight more often. That advice sounded great in theory, but it wasn't realistic. I asked him when I was supposed to do that during my day. At my 5 am run, the sun isn't up yet. I work all day - even through my lunch time. I am in a lot of meetings and can't wander too far from my desk phone. When I get home, I make dinner and help get my son…

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Added by Lauren Markman on April 8, 2016 at 6:18am — No Comments

Correcting the doctor's mistakes

I had a visit with my doctor in January and at the end of the visit, he told me that I was due to see him for my annual exam in March.



I knew this wasn't true. I recall the last time that I saw him was right after Thanksgiving. I remember us talking about holiday plans. I pointed this out to him, but he was…

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Added by Lauren Markman on March 9, 2016 at 6:18am — 3 Comments

Dr.Jeff Birchall offers us great expert advice with his skincare tips for the summer:

IT'S GETTING HOT IN HERE...!

By now many of us have begun the…

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Added by Christina D on June 14, 2015 at 10:00am — No Comments

5 Things People Ask Me When They Find Out I'm Married To A Gynecologist

I can see the pupils dilate and the wheels begin to turn when people find out that I'm married to a gynecologist. Paranoid as this may seem, I've answered enough questions and survived too many bizarre interactions to be caught with my pants down again. My husband commenced his OB-GYN residency two weeks…

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Added by Erris Langer Klapper on May 23, 2015 at 9:40am — 4 Comments

Can You Say Ahhh....Please Translate!

My New Podcast is now available for you to either listen to or read.  Periodically I am a Canadian expat living in Switzerland.  I write about expat experiences which usually end up being funny, but not at the time.  I also blog about other interesting things in Switzerland.  Listen to me Podcast now…

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Added by Janet Wilson on May 3, 2015 at 5:37am — No Comments

Is that baby snoring?

It's late at night. You are about to head off to bed, but before you do, you make a quick stop in your child's bedroom. After readjusting the covers (how do they kicked off every night?) and retrieving various animal friends from the floor, you hear it. It may be quiet at first, but then it becomes an easily identifiable sound. Is your child snoring?…

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Added by Lauren Markman on October 21, 2013 at 10:53am — No Comments

No Filter

We all know that kids really don't have any kind of a filter when it comes to speaking their minds.  The thoughts just tumble out of their mouths like the trash rolls out of my purse when it falls over.  They don't mean to hurt your feelings -- they just call it like they see it.  For example, when they say I have a…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 15, 2013 at 8:54pm — No Comments

Is your child a Nervous Nelly when it's time for a visit to the doctor?

Here are some helpful tips thanks to Mountainland Pediatrics:

  • Talk about doctor visits in a positive way. Read fun books to your child about doctor visits prior to your appointment.
  • If your child asks if the shot or procedure will hurt, don't fib about it; get down at your child's eye-level and explain that the shot may hurt a little for a few seconds.
  •  Allow your child some control regarding the appointment. Let them choose which toy they want to bring with…
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Added by Stacy Hladek on July 24, 2013 at 2:00pm — No Comments

Does My Baby Need a Specialty Formula?

Yesterday day I wrote a post called “Choosing the Right Type of Formula for Your Baby?”  If you read this post, you will find out how overwhelming it can be to pick a formula for your child.  Most parents start out with a cow’s milk based formula which is tolerated by most babies.  Some…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 30, 2013 at 5:14pm — No Comments

When Induction Becomes Necessary – 3 Popular Ways To Induce Labor

A pregnant mom often begins to feel as if she is going to be pregnant forever during those final weeks of pregnancy.  Most moms are miserable, are unable to get comfortable, and sleeping is often difficult due to being uncomfortable.  In fact, the closer you get to your due date the more anxious and nervous…

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Added by Christy Garrett on May 9, 2013 at 5:16pm — No Comments

Why is it Important to Take Prenatal Vitamins While Pregnant or When Trying to Conceive?

Pregnancy can take a toll on a woman’s body; therefore, it is important that you take care of your unborn baby and your own body.  Prenatal vitamins are very important and help ensure that you are getting enough nutrients.  Make that you pick up the vitamins that your doctor has prescribed or has asked you to…

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Added by Christy Garrett on April 19, 2013 at 4:57pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** The longer you watch t.v. at night, the stupider the commercials get.

** North Korea needs a giant chill pill.

** I seriously hate…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on April 12, 2013 at 2:35pm — No Comments

6 Things You Should Discuss With Your Child’s Doctor

My son was still running a fever all day yesterday so I decided to schedule him an appointment to go see the doctor.  We got to the doctor’s office and my son was talking up a storm and seemed happy.  He wasn’t acting sick at all and I was worried that the doctor wouldn’t find anything wrong with…

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Added by Christy Garrett on March 29, 2013 at 3:09pm — No Comments

My Kid Has a Black Eye Because She Fell Down the Stairs… For Real!

This week when my daughter fell down the stairs, I had to take her to the doctor... and that was a bit uncomfortable.

http://breezysmommy.blogspot.com/2013/02/my-kid-has-black-eye-because-she-fell.html

Everyone is so sensitive to child abuse, or maybe I'm just nervous in general? Who knows!

Thanks for reading, Megan

Added by Megan Lynch on February 4, 2013 at 5:08pm — No Comments

Things I've Learned This Week

** I often wonder whether I live in a house with two kids or a house with two pigs.

** Driving past a lemonade stand without stopping makes me feel guilty.

** I may or may not be a sucker.

** Gravity can kiss my ass (especially since it's responsible for knocking it down in the first place).

** Parenting without a…

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Added by Jennifer Marshall on August 24, 2012 at 1:42pm — No Comments

Dressing for Doctor

Recently, I finally surrendered to pains which have been nagging me for way to long. Much like the plumber with the leaky faucet, we, Doc families seem to be walking case studies of a plethora of ailments, aches, and pains - especially the adults. If something's hurting, I just wait until Doc H comes home, mention it in passing and wait for a response. Usually, I get no response other than a nod (translation: I have no idea. You’ll probably feel better in a day…

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Added by Your Doctor's Wife on February 5, 2012 at 1:16pm — No Comments

What's a Mom's Job?

One son living off formula and on a feeding tube and another son with hearing aids - this could’ve been me.  But it’s not.  Instead, I have a son who’s healthy and thriving and another who hears fine.  Where we lucky?  Did God simply smile done at us?  Yes.  But I also know that my children are lucky to have a mom.

 

Let me share with you what I heard when I walked into a doctor’s office.

 

“But Doctor, isn’t there anything I can do to help Ethan overcome his…

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Added by Haleh Rabizadeh Resnick on April 28, 2011 at 2:56pm — No Comments

Are You Kidding, Doc?

One son living off formula and on a feeding tube and another son with hearing aids - this could’ve been me.  But it’s not.  Instead, I have a son who’s healthy and thriving and another who hears fine.  Where we lucky?  Did God simply smile done at us?  Yes.  But I also know that my approach to their medical challenges made a world of difference.

 

What’s this approach?  It’s a combination of two things:  attitude and know how.

 

1.    Attitude:

 

“But…

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Added by Haleh Rabizadeh Resnick on April 27, 2011 at 9:24am — No Comments

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