Tag Archives: Allergies

Week 37: Sick and tired

It started with my 4-year-old. For a couple weeks, she had been coughing. No one else had gotten it until my younger daughter and my husband both caught it the same night. Thanks to my eight years as a public school … Continue reading

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Handy How-to: Treat allergies while expecting

If you find yourself reaching for the tissues when the pollen count soars, you’ll want to think twice before treating your seasonal allergies the same way you did prepregnancy. Alexandra Sowa, MD, clinical instructor at Weill Cornell Medical College and … Continue reading

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The tissue issue

While moms expect an expanding belly, most don’t consider that housing a munchkin also packs a punch to the respiratory system. Jackie Eghrari-Sabet, MD, founder of Family Allergy & Asthma Care in Gaithersburg, Maryland, explains, “You can’t think of pregnancy … Continue reading

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Food allergies: A closer look

I have two babies: one born in the spring of 2007, and the other delivered late last summer. And somewhere in that three-year span, pediatric recommendations for avoiding food allergies and other allergic diseases, such as asthma and allergic eczema, … Continue reading

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