Prenatal Related Articles & Blog Posts

  • Exercise -Yoga for You and Baby

    Exercise -Yoga for You and Baby

    May is Pregnancy Awareness Month — a month of events and media that celebrate this special time in a woman’s life. The activities this year are being kicked off with the 6th Annual Signature Pregnancy Awareness Month™ Event on Sunday May 5th from noon to 4 p.m. in Santa Monica. Dr. Greene is speaking at the […]

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  • Nutrition and Wellness

    Nutrition and Wellness – 5 Ways to Take Care of You

    May is Pregnancy Awareness Month — a month of events and media that celebrate this special time in a woman’s life. The activities this year are being kicked off with the 6th Annual Signature Pregnancy Awareness Month™ Event on Sunday May 5th from noon to 4 p.m. in Santa Monica. Dr. Greene is on their board of […]

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  • Food Glorious Food

    You Are What You Eat & So Is Your Baby

    May is Pregnancy Awareness Month — a month of events and media that celebrate this special time in a woman’s life. The activities this year are being kicked off with the 6th Annual Signature Pregnancy Awareness Month™ Event on Sunday May 5th from noon to 4 p.m. in Santa Monica. Dr. Greene is on their board of […]

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  • Why Pam?

    Why Pregnancy Awareness Month?

    May is Pregnancy Awareness Month — a month of events and media that celebrate this special time in a woman’s life. The activities this year are being kicked off with the 6th Annual Signature Pregnancy Awareness Month™ Event on Sunday May 5th from noon to 4 p.m. in Santa Monica. Dr. Greene is speaking at the […]

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    A Better Birth: What A Doula Can Do For You

    I’ve had a birth doula present at 3 of my four births, and at the birth where a doula was not present I had a 50+ hour labor, an epidural, a vacuum delivery, an episiotomy, and many regrets.  Sure, in the end a healthy mom and baby is what counts, but having a doula at […]

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  • Five Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant

    Five Things to Do Before You Get Pregnant

    So you’re ready to be a parent. Congratulations! That’s a big decision. To give yourself the best chance for a healthy pregnancy and baby, there are a few things to do before you get pregnant. 1. Go see your doctor before you conceive. This preconception visit with your OB, family physician, internist or other care […]

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  • Pregnant in Rural Borneo: My Introduction to Orangutans and the ‘Evil Palm’

    Pregnant in Rural Borneo: My Introduction to Orangutans and the ‘Evil Palm’

    The Borneo rainforest is 130 million years old making it the oldest rainforest in the world.  It is home to 15,000 species of flowering plants, 3,000 trees species, 221 species of terrestrial mammals and 420 species of birds.  It is one of the only remaining natural habitats for the endangered Orangutan.  In Indonesian, the word […]

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  • Green Smoothies: A Pregnancy Must-Have to give Baby a Healthy Start

    Green Smoothies: A Pregnancy Must-Have to give Baby a Healthy Start

    Growing a baby is hard work, I can attest to that.  Pregnancy is such a special time in a woman’s life, but it comes with a great deal of responsibility.  As a first time expectant mom, I sometimes find myself struggling to ensure that I am eating a healthy, balanced diet full of the key […]

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  • Pregnant in Rural Borneo: What I Learned About Doctoring

    Pregnant in Rural Borneo: What I Learned About Doctoring

    I never planned on getting pregnant and travelling to a third world country for a medical service trip.  It just happened that way. As a third year internal medicine resident at Stanford Hospital, I applied for a 6 week global health fellowship that would allow me to work in a remote rural clinic in Borneo, […]

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  • Vitamin D During Pregnancy and lactation

    Vitamin D During Pregnancy and lactation

    Adequate vitamin D levels are very important during pregnancy and lactation. In addition to the classical role of vitamin D in calcium and phosphate absorption and metabolism, vitamin D during pregnancy protects against infection, helps ensure proper fetal development, and reduces the risk of adverse pregnancy outcomes. How vitamin D protects against infection is discussed […]

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