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Prenatal & Postpartum Sleep Disruption and Tips for Successful Slumber

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Tweet A new study, recently published in the journal Sleep, cautions that sleep disordered breathing during pregnancy can lead to adverse outcomes.  Researchers from the University of Michigan found that 53% of the 1,673 study participants reported habitual snoring. Chronic snoring (attributed to women who snored even before pregnancy) was associated with a higher risk…

Great Beginnings: What Moms Are Saying Part Two

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Tweet In part one of this series, Great Beginnings: What Moms Are Saying, Isis Mom Erin shared with us her experience having her first baby and joining a Great Beginnings Group at Isis. Over the years, the group of friends Erin and her son, Tyler, met, have kept in touch, and in this post they…

An Isis Mom Shares Her Story: Pumping at the World Series

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Tweet We asked this Isis Mom if we could share her note to her Second Time Moms group this morning. Enjoy! Will miss today with all of you because of my first day of work meetings, and doing it on no sleep because of the Red Sox! Thought you would all be amused by a…

Let’s Talk About Trucks and Sex

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Tweet I bought a truck today. Not the day you’re reading, but on the day I’m writing. There were two folks I had to meet with before driving off the lot, both of whom had separate lists of items they were tasked with teaching me. It would have been unthinkable to them for me to…

Great Beginnings: Then and Now

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Tweet It’s always a treat to hear from Great Beginnings Group mamas that have maintained a strong friendship since their first class together. Here’s a note from a group of mamas that started class together in 2012 and are still getting together with (and sometimes without) their little ones – now toddlers! Isis brought us…

The Benefits of a Sleep Consultation for Second Time Parents

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Tweet It’s very normal to expect some sleep regression and challenges with your toddler when adjusting to a new baby in the family. When I teach the Second Time Moms class at Isis, these are the biggest concerns that come up the most when we discuss sleep: My toddler has started waking up at night…

Pregnancy, Peeing and the Pelvic Floor

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Tweet As an Urogynecologist, I don’t make life and death decisions on a daily basis and I am not usually in situations where my surgery is necessary to save a life. The main reason why I love my job is that at the end of the day I am here to help women improve their…

New Mothers Speak Out

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Tweet “As a first time mom, I was very overwhelmed with a new baby. There are so many things that go on after you have a baby that, for some reason, no one warns you about! There are challenges that new mothers face that people just never talk about. In my Great Beginnings group, I…