Make exercise a priority during pregnancy

Elisa Wright, MD You’re pregnant. Congratulations! Besides the nausea and fatigue, you probably have many questions: “What should I eat? What shouldn’t I eat? What vitamins or supplements should I take? Which doctor should I see?” So many questions. At The Mother Baby Center, we would like to help answer one of these important questions. … Continued

Breastfeeding success creates lifetime of benefits

By the International Lactation Consultant Association World Breastfeeding Week is celebrated Aug. 1-7. This year’s theme is “Breastfeeding: A Winning Goal for Life!,” which acknowledges that when mothers and babies succeed in their breastfeeding plans, they can enjoy a lifetime of benefits. Infant feeding is one of the most important decisions a family can make, … Continued

Mother, Baby and Me: Dr. Elizabeth LaRusso

Meet Dr. Elizabeth LaRusso, a perinatal and reproductive health psychiatrist. As a perinatal and reproductive health psychiatrist, what are some of the conditions you treat? The term “perinatal and reproductive psychiatrist” really means that I specialize in treating women for conditions that are related to the reproductive cycle. Currently, I focus mostly on pregnant and … Continued