Posts Tagged: Parenthood

MD for Moms Radio | Carolyn Dorfman, CWW | Camp Choices | Nov 16th, 2016

Carolyn Dorfman, Camp Walt Whitman

This week on MD for Moms, Dr. Carly Snyder and Carolyn Dorfman, Co-Director of Camp Walt Whitman, will discuss how to choose the right camp for your child and how children benefit from sleep away camp. Carolyn will also fill us in on some secrets of sleep away camp – Listen to the show to find out – Wednesday at 1pm EST on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or any time on the BBMglobalnetwork.com

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In Her Shoes Challenge

African Woman w/ Baby in Sling on Savannah

Circle of Health International launched its second annual In Her Shoes Campaign to raise awareness of maternal and infant malnutrition around the world. You are challenged to eat the limited diet of a woman in a developing country for three days, raise funds and increase understanding of this global problem to ultimately improve maternal and child health.

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MD for Moms Radio | Jacob Michelman, Educator | School Days | Nov 9th, 2016

School Supplies on Blackboard BackgroundPhoto attribution: School Days

This week on MD for Moms, Dr. Carly Snyder and Jacob Michelman, Education Consultant, former Principal and teacher discuss what makes a good school and a good teacher. Do you know how to identify an ideal educational environment for your child, and the warning signs of a weak classroom? Listen to the show to find out – Wednesday at 1pm EST on TuneIn radio and the BBM Global Network or any time on the BBMglobalnetwork.com

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MD for Moms Radio | Anne Malavé, Ph.D. | Family Formation | Oct 26th, 2016

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. Listen live or to archived shows at any time by clicking the link. This week on MD for Moms, I'll be interviewing Anne Malavé, Ph.D. about family expansion in the face of fertility struggles. The show, entitled Family Formation, Fertility and Fitting In will address the options available to couples to have children, potential barriers they may face in the process and ways to cope throughout the journey. Parenthood is not always a certain or an easy path, but this show will help by discussing the options in a clear, targeted but empathetic way. Learn more about my guest, Dr. Anne Malavé: Anne Malavé, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist and psychoanalyst in full time private practice at Columbus Circle in Midtown North, Manhattan, NYC, and part-time private practice in Dutchess County NY, whose main area of special interest covers the range of experiences of people with fertility challenges who are trying to build their families.  She works with (but not limited to) heterosexual and LGBTQ individuals, couples, and small groups in (in)fertility, adoption, and third party reproduction, providing psychotherapy, support groups, and inter-country adoption and third-party consultations, and evaluations. Current support group offerings focus on infertility, pre and post donor egg pregnancy, and adoption. Dr. Malavé is actively involved in the professional communities associated with her areas of expertise.  She serves on the Executive Committee of the Mental Health Professional Group of the American Society for Reproductive Medicine; she is a current Professional Support Group Leader in RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association, where she has also served as Past Chair of the National Support Group Oversight Committee; in the The Adoptive Parents Committee she is a Parenting Group Leader, Adoptalk advice columnist, and Past Board Member; as a Consultant she works at California Cryobank, the Colorado Center for Reproductive Medicine- New York, and Reproductive Specialists of New York; and at the William Alanson White Institute she is Faculty, Supervisor, and Graduate. Dr. Malavé regularly speaks and writes about fertility and adoption related topics, and she lectures and teaches nationally and internationally.   Contact: 330 West 58th Street, Suite 406 New York, NY 10019 (212) 787 1304 Drannemalave@aol.com www.wmhcnyc.org/malav and 24 Main Street, Suite A PO Box 222, Millerton, NY 12546 (518) 789 0016">This week on MD for Moms, Dr Carly Snyder and Dr. Anne F. Malavé discuss Family Formation, Fertility and Fitting In: what makes a family, what options exist for family expansion and what are the best coping strategies when parenthood seems out of reach? All these questions will be answered and more - so be sure to listen!

This week on MD for Moms, Dr Carly Snyder and Dr. Anne F. Malavé discuss Family Formation, Fertility and Fitting In: what makes a family, what options exist for family expansion and what are the best coping strategies when parenthood seems out of reach? All these questions will be answered and more – so be sure to listen!

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MD for Moms Radio | Dr. Alberto Escallon | Focus on Your Kid’s Focus | Oct 5th 2016

Alberto Escallon, MD

Dr. Carly Snyder and Dr. Alberto Escallon discuss how to identify and help a child who may be struggling with focus issues and/or anxiety; children do not always express how they are feeling, so we as parents need to know signs that indicate there may be a problem, and Dr. Escallon is going to review these signs and discuss when to get your child help and what treatment options exist.

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MD for Moms Radio | Dr. Elisabeth Gordon | More Sex | Sept 28th 2016

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. Listen live or to archived shows at any time by clicking the link. This week on MD for Moms, I interview Dr. Elisabeth Gordon about more sex: how to have it more and enjoy it more despite being parents. This is part two of our series on sex and sexuality; who doesn't want to have more sex? Learn more about my guest, Dr. Elisabeth Gordon: Dr. Gordon graduated with a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University where she majored in Behavioral Biology. She subsequently did further research in the neurological basis of behavior at NYU Langone Medical Center, and then obtained her M.D. from NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon completed her Psychiatry Residency at Beth Israel Hospital, where she was first trained in Sexual Medicine. She then completed the Training Program in Human Sexuality at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon has a private practice in Manhattan and is a Clinical Instructor at NYU School of Medicine with the Program in Human Sexuality. In her practice, Dr. Gordon integrates a wide variety of complementary treatment techniques, from traditional western medicine, to a variety of talk therapies and standard sex therapy, to examination of nutrition, exercise and lifestyle habits, as well as holistic, homeopathic and eastern medicine. She tailors each treatment to the individual and their specific problem. You can find her on her website PsychandSexMD.com and can email her at ElisabethGordonmd@gmail.com.">Dr. Carly Snyder and Dr. Elisabeth Gordon explore sex again, this time focusing on how to have more sex and how to enjoy it more after becoming parents. This is key for a happy relationship, so it's not to be missed!

Dr. Carly Snyder and Dr. Elisabeth Gordon explore sex again, this time focusing on how to have more sex and how to enjoy it more after becoming parents. This is key for a happy relationship, so it’s not to be missed!

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MD for Moms Radio | Dr. Elisabeth Gordon | Sex After Having Children | August 10th 2016

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn Radio. Listen live or to archived shows at any time by clicking the link. On Wednesday August 10th, 2016, at 1pm, I'll be interviewing Dr. Elisabeth Gordon regarding sex after having children. This will be the first of (at least) two shows focusing on this important topic of sex and sexuality. Learn more about my guest, Dr. Elisabeth Gordon: Dr. Gordon graduated with a B.A. from Johns Hopkins University where she majored in Behavioral Biology. She subsequently did further research in the neurological basis of behavior at NYU Langone Medical Center, and then obtained her M.D. from NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon completed her Psychiatry Residency at Beth Israel Hospital, where she was first trained in Sexual Medicine. She then completed the Training Program in Human Sexuality at NYU School of Medicine. Dr. Gordon has a private practice in Manhattan and is a Clinical Instructor at NYU School of Medicine with the Program in Human Sexuality. In her practice, Dr. Gordon integrates a wide variety of complementary treatment techniques, from traditional western medicine, to a variety of talk therapies and standard sex therapy, to examination of nutrition, exercise and lifestyle habits, as well as holistic, homeopathic and eastern medicine. She tailors each treatment to the individual and their specific problem. You can find her on her website PsychandSexMD.com and can email her at ElisabethGordonmd@gmail.com.">Dr. Carly Snyder and Dr. Elisabeth Gordon explore sex after having children - we discuss why having sex regularly remains crucial for the individual and for a marriage, barriers that couples face and ways to begin to overcome these obstacles.

Dr. Carly Snyder and Dr. Elisabeth Gordon explore sex after having children – we discuss why having sex regularly remains crucial for the individual and for a marriage, barriers that couples face and ways to begin to overcome these obstacles.

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MD for Moms Radio | Dr. Daniel Singley | Dads Matter! | July 27th 2016

Photo attribution: Every Wednesday 1pm (ET) on the BBM Global Network and TuneIn radio. Listen live or to archived shows at any time by clicking the link. On Wednesday July 27th, 2016, at 1pm, I'll be interviewing Dr. Daniel Singley regarding a topic not often considered on MD for Moms, but one that is still extremely important: fatherhood! We will review how men can suffer from Postpartum Depression at an alarmingly high rate, yet are often undiagnosed, and the importance of supporting dads along with moms for the good of the family structure. We will also explore how a couple can keep their relationship strong after having children, and the value in doing so. Learn more about my guest, Dr. Daniel Singley: Dr. Singley is a San Diego-based board certified psychologist and Director of The Center for Men’s Excellence. His research and practice focus on men’s mental health with a particular emphasis on reproductive psychology and the transition to fatherhood. He is Past President of the American Psychological Association’s Section on Positive Psychology and currently serves on the Board of the APA’s Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity as well as Postpartum Support International. He conducts trainings and presentations around the country to assist individuals and organizations to enhance their level of father inclusiveness and founded the grant-funded Basic Training for New Dads, Inc nonprofit in order to give new fathers the tools they need to be highly engaged with their infants as well as their partners. In his free time, Dr. Singley likes to cook, surf, read, and take his two sons on hikes to get muddy and throw rocks at things.   Find out more about Dr. Danny Singley: http://www.menexcel.com/ Follow him @MenExcel and www.facebook.com/MenExcel/">MD for Moms will change focus on July 27th to consider dads with expert Dr. Daniel Singley. Dr. Carly Snyder will talk with Dr. Singley regarding fatherhood, how men can suffer from Postpartum Depression and ways that parents can support each others mental health and their marriage during the major life transition of new parenthood.

MD for Moms will change focus on July 27th to consider dads with expert Dr. Daniel Singley. Dr. Carly Snyder will talk with Dr. Singley regarding fatherhood, how men can suffer from Postpartum Depression and ways that parents can support each others mental health and their marriage during the major life transition of new parenthood.

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