Over Active Bladder or OAB, as it is commonly referred to, is a term that you will usually hear or read about when the topic of discussion is urinary incontinence. Whenever you see a commercial on TV for a drug that is used to treat urinary incontinence, you will usually hear about an “over active […]
What is this OAB I keep hearing about?
10 Foods to Avoid if You Have Urinary Incontinence
If you have urinary incontinence, you may feel strong, sudden urges to pee, especially during the night. Eating or drinking certain things can make symptoms worse, mainly because your bladder is sensitive to irritants that can trigger the urge to go. Paying attention to these triggers—and avoiding them if possible—can go a long way toward cutting […]
On Compassion and Being Helpful
When we were raising our four children, my wife became regional director for La Leche League International. Her goal was helping mothers succeed with breastfeeding. A doctor friend of ours and I spoke on the advantages of Husband Coached Childbirth. We also stressed the importance of the father supporting the nursing mothers. In 1997, with […]