Author Archives: Wendy Goodall McDonald M.D.

Does Birth Control Affect Future Fertility? 8 Questions Answered

Mother’s Day is a day when we celebrate our mothers, past and present, biological and otherwise. It is also a time when many women who have yet to take on this role may begin to wonder if they ever will. When I was in training, one of my Attendings used to say that women spend their youth trying not to

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Potty Break: When And How Do You Potty Train A Toddler?

As a mother of three, the last of my brood being a 2-year-old girl, I am currently deep in the trenches of potty training. I’m winning, though. Anytime we can take diapers and wipes off of the shopping list, we are all winning. I have a few tricks that I have learned along the way, and pitfalls to avoid as

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Elderberry Benefits: I Got Sick On Vacation but Kicked It Fast

I love my job. I blog about it, I rap about it, I sing about it. But I REALLY love my VACATIONS. Vacations away. Stay-cations at home. They all provide an invaluable reset, catch-up, self-care that is so needed. See, I work a lot. I can easily put in 80 plus hours per week of work seeing patients in the office,

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