Life after Baby: The Unexpected
While most postpartum manuals focus on babies, “Unexpected” examines the issues many new parents struggle to talk about: stitches, C-section recovery, cramping and bleeding, pooping and peeing, sex, birth control, mental health, bonding and the various ways to feed babies.
The beautiful babies of 2019
At Clinic Sofia, our team was honored to deliver hundreds of your beautiful babies in 2019! No matter how many deliveries we attend, we are always amazed at the magic of newborns and the parents who welcome them into their growing families.
Ask Sofia: Should I choose a childcare center or nanny?
The daycare decision for working parents can be one of the most stressful to make. Nanny? Childcare center? Or a little bit of both? It is smart to start brainstorming options fairly early on in your pregnancy, since many centers will have wait lists for newborn spots.
Parenting When You Have Postpartum Depression
Parenting is rarely “easy.” From sleepless nights to tantrums, from potty training to discipline, being a parent can take a toll on your mind and body. Parenting when you have postpartum depression, however, can be scary, dark and extremely difficult. For some women, postpartum depression is present before birth, sometimes it comes on slowly in […]
How to Spend More Quality Time with Your Kids
You probably won’t be surprised to learn that moms work a lot of hours – when you factor in paid work and family duties, the average woman clocks about 98 hours a week or 14 hours a day, according to a recent study from Welch. Busy work, sports, activity and school schedules sometimes leave little time for family time – another recent study indicated that families enjoy just 37 minutes of quality time together during the work and school week.
When Breastfeeding Is a Struggle
Breastfeeding can be a challenge for many new moms. Consulting a lactation consultant and pumping more can be helpful in your breastfeeding journey.