Author: Deb

12 Apr Finding the Right Doctor 101: Starting from the VERY Beginning

A friend of mine recently told me about her experience and dilemma with finding the right OB/GYN. She and her husband are trying to get pregnant and when she discussed this with her current doctor, she was surprised, saddened and slightly frustrated to hear...

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08 Mar Skin and Hair During and After Pregnancy

I am thrilled to offer our PYC community a guest blog from Dr. Zoe Veritas, a well respected Manhattan dermatologist, about the many skin and hair issues that arise during and after pregnancy. Enjoy! I often tell my patients to expect to see many changes...

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02 Mar Placenta Previa and Prenatal Yoga

Last Friday's class was a bit challenging in juggling the myriad of issues present in class. Amongst the typical aches and pains, there were a few cases that needed a bit extra attention: two students were suffering with acid reflux, a hand full had...

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20 Feb Are You Getting The Right Nutrition While Breastfeeding?

I found that a great deal of attention and information was given to me while pregnant about receiving proper nutrition. However, upon entering the postpartum phase, all I heard was "make sure you get enough water to compensate for the fluids lost while breastfeeding."...

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10 Feb Relax into the Restorative Pose!

The average pregnant woman is very capable of a doing a challenging asana practice that can build confidence and stamina. However, it is important to strike a balance by also practicing gentler, more restful poses that teach her how to soften and surrender when she...

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