Author Archive | Shayna Ranit

Postpartum Pain Syndrome

Ladies, let’s take a few minutes to talk about pain. There is enough emphasis about the pain experienced during labour, but I want to focus specifically on the aches and pains that women feel after giving birth to their little bundle. While many women expect there will be some ups and downs during the first […]

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Dr Shayna’s Ponderings on Wellness

There is a lot of talk these days about wellness. Wellness is everywhere, and with it, the image of what it should look like. Picture a TV commercial featuring a fit young woman running through a field with an organic granola bar, wearing Lululemon and a Fitbit. There is no end to the number of […]

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The 3 P’s of Birth Progress

For many expecting Mom’s, the idea of having a baby is both empowering and frightening! One of the most common fears during pregnancy revolves around the actual arrival of your new bundle of joy. Luckily, us women have amazing bodies that are equipped and programmed with all the tools needed to have a natural, non-invasive […]

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Back Pain & Pregnancy

Sometimes pregnancy can be a bit of a pain in the back… It is estimated that 50-80% of women experience hip, groin, or low back pain during pregnancy. Generally, back pain begins between the 5th and 7th month, although it can start as early as 4-16 weeks. One third of women report that pain is […]

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