Postpartum Blues or Exhaustion?

January 25, 2011 by  
Filed under Ask Dr. Vicki, Family, Parenting

Postpartum Blues

Dear Dr. Vicki: I’m a new mom of Kay, 3 mos.  I’m also a working mom.  Since my maternal leave is over, I’ve been feeling so worn out.  I also feel shock for this overwhelmed feeling. What should I do?  Shouldn’t a mother feel happy always for the presence of the new baby? Why am I always drowning with the overwhelmed feeling?  Really need your advice… -New Mom- ... 

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Advantages of Being Older Parents

January 12, 2011 by  
Filed under Ask Dr. Vicki, Parenting

Dear Dr. Vicki: My husband and I want to have a child; I’m 46 and he’s 49.  Could you please tell us some of the advantages of being older parents? Dr. Vicki’s response:   Congratulations on making the decision to have a child!  Being parents is about the  best experience a loving couple can have together.  As for being an older parent, it may surprise you to know that about... 

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