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Third Birth: First-Rate Experience

By |2022-04-05T11:14:10-04:00January 20th, 2022|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

When Gillian Davis, 39, learned she was expecting another child, she knew what she wanted—and didn’t want—for her third baby’s birth. Gillian had gained over 100 pounds with her last pregnancy and had developed polyhydramnios, a condition in which there is too much amniotic fluid around the baby during [...]

Breastfeeding Myth-Busting: 4 Facts New Moms Should Know

By |2021-06-28T12:19:47-04:00July 9th, 2021|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

Breastfeeding is one of the most personal choices you can make for your growing family. Preparing yourself with the facts as you first navigate your breastfeeding journey can help set you up for success. “Our bodies know how to nourish our new babies,” says Lysanne Loucel, MBA, IBCLC, board-certified [...]

ER Nurse Welcomes Healthy Twins During COVID-19

By |2021-06-15T16:35:36-04:00January 11th, 2021|Categories: Coronavirus, Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , , |

When Kristen Connors McEvoy, RN, learned she was having twins last spring, she kept working as the clinical leader in CentraState’s busy Emergency Department. And then the COVID-19 crisis hit. While all healthcare workers were anxious about the virus, her pregnancy brought another level of concern. With the advice [...]

Sensory Overload: Occupational Therapy Benefits Children with Sensory Integration Disorder

By |2020-02-27T11:11:13-05:00December 14th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , , |

Occupational therapists help children and adults acquire or regain the skills essential to perform activities of daily life. They help patients develop, recover, improve, and maintain the skills necessary for a successful and fulfilling life. A growing area of our clinical work in pediatrics is treating children with sensory processing [...]

Self-Care: How to Take ‘Me Time’ with a Toddler—And Another on the Way

By |2020-04-07T11:05:28-04:00September 25th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Caring for a toddler can be challenging enough, but once you add the exhaustion and discomfort of another pregnancy, the stress can be compounded. Self-care is important for all parents. A focus on personal needs can help keep us physically and mentally fit while decreasing stress. Even those of [...]

Keeping Students Safe: Advice for Parents on Both Sides of a Bullying Conflict

By |2022-09-14T14:04:28-04:00August 29th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Perhaps one of the most difficult tasks as a parent is consoling a child who’s being bullied at school. But what if your child is the bully? More than half of all children experience some form of bullying during their educational careers. Bullying is defined as any situation where [...]

A Mom’s Positive Experience with Monroe Pediatricians

By |2018-09-05T09:03:59-04:00April 11th, 2018|Categories: Pregnancy and Parenting|Tags: , |

Sonya Robertson’s children actually look forward to their next trip to the doctor. The East Brunswick mom says that’s been the case since she started taking daughters Ava, 7; Sarah, 4; and Jessica, 1 (who was born with Down syndrome) to Princeton Nassau Pediatrics. They go to the practice’s [...]

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