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Soothing Teething Pain

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on Jun 29, 2019 10:04:00 AM

Topics: Parenting, Infant Care

Teething is uncomfortable for your baby, and can really disrupt your household.  Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, shares her top tips for soothing teething pain: 

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What Does Baby Need for the First Few Weeks?

Posted by Women's Health Team on Jun 28, 2019 10:08:00 AM

Topics: Pregnancy, Women's Health, Infant Care

If you're expecting a baby, you may be overwhelmed when you think of all the items you need to prepare to bring home for your new bundle of joy. What does a baby really need in the first weeks at home? The answer is - not as much as you may think! Dr. Cynthia Boes with Lake Health Women's Health Specialists shares the basic baby needs checklist she recommends for her new parents:

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Grill Up these Healthier Summer Recipes

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on Jun 7, 2019 1:41:03 PM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Healthy Diet, Nutrition

 

After bariatric surgery, it's important to aim for eating three high-protein meals a day. Caitlin McCullough, RD, LD, clinical dietitian with the Lake Health Bariatric Surgery Center, shares a few of her favorite healthier summer grilling recipes:

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Does Acupuncture Work for Headaches?

Posted by Integrative Medicine Team on May 21, 2019 2:51:00 PM

Topics: Integrative Medicine, acupuncture, headaches

The short answer to whether acupuncture relieves headaches is YES! In fact, acupuncture, which has been around for about 4,000 years, has a long history of success in easing a variety of painful conditions. Jacob Wolf, ND, LAc, Dipl OM, with Lake Health Integrative Medicine explains how acupuncture works for headaches: 

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Recommended Screen Time for Children and Adults

Posted by Lake Health Primary Care Team on May 20, 2019 4:09:00 PM

Topics: Kids, Parenting

Watching TV, playing a video game, using a smartphone—it all counts as screen time. Dr. Tim Golemgeski with Lake Health Physician Group Willowick Primary Care offers guidelines for specific ages and gives tips to help you convince your child that limiting screen time is important. Hear his top tips on how to bring more balance to your life by setting limits and offering alternatives:

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Dealing with Morning Sickness

Posted by Women's Health Team on May 18, 2019 6:18:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, Women's Health

Nausea during pregnancy - sometimes called morning sickness -  is typically one of the most experienced and complained about symptoms that women report. Dr. Christine Slotta, an OB/GYN physician with Lake Health Physician Group Women's Health Specialists, shares the advice she gives to her patients for dealing with nausea during pregnancy: 

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How Your Doctor Can Help You Breastfeed

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 8, 2019 3:49:00 PM

Topics: Parenting, Women's Health, Breastfeeding, Infant Care

Breast milk is a great source of nutrition for your baby and has benefits for mom too. Every mother’s experience with breastfeeding is different and Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, knows moms need support and encouragement to reach their breastfeeding goals.

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How Do You Plan for a Healthy Pregnancy?

Posted by Lake Health Family Practice Team on May 3, 2019 1:40:00 PM

Topics: Pregnancy, New Moms, Parenting, Women's Health

What can you do ahead of time to help you have a healthy pregnancy? Dr. Simone Majetich, a family physician with Lake Health Physician Group SOM Center Primary Care, shares some advice she gives to her patients:

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Do You Need to Eat Breakfast as Soon as You Wake Up?

Posted by Lake Health Bariatric Team on May 2, 2019 3:40:13 PM

Topics: Bariatric Weight Loss Surgery, Healthy Diet, Nutrition

 

Is the first thing you do each morning eat breakfast? If you've had bariatric surgery, you may wonder how to best space out your meals each day. Caitlin McCullough, RD, LD, clinical dietitian with the Lake Health Bariatric Surgery Center, discusses if it's best to eat breakfast right away or wait awhile: 

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Safe Sleep for Your Baby

Posted by Lake Health on Apr 26, 2019 5:47:00 PM

Topics: New Moms, Parenting, Infant Care, SIDS

Now that you are pregnant or have recently given birth, your friends and family might joke that “You’ll never sleep again.” While that might be true—and frustrating—don’t be tempted to jeopardize a safe sleep environment in an effort to get your baby to fall asleep. Angie Quirk, RN, director of Lake Health Maternal and Child Services, explains the basics of safe sleep:

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