Sunday, June 1, 2008

Harvard Medical School Graduate and Mom Offers Tips for Surviving Baby's First Year

Harvard Medical School Graduate and Mom Vicky McEvoy, M.D. offers tips for surviving baby's first year in an excellent article she posted on The article, entitled "Surviving Baby's First Year: You Can Do It!", discusses crying, feeding and sleeping, the "big three" for babies.

"One of the biggest challenges was sorting through advice and warnings from books, friends, relatives and the media, all while sleep-deprived and spending my waking moments trying to decipher my baby's needs," states McEvoy. "With the advantage — or disadvantage — of a medical degree, I was constantly struggling between my medically trained mind (where is the evidence?) and my practical, and often desperate mind (if it doesn't hurt the baby, why not try it?)."

[Read Surviving Baby's First Year: You Can Do It now.]

About Dr. Victoria McEvoy
Dr. Victoria McEvoy is a graduate from Harvard Medical School and is currently an Assistant Professor of Pediatrics at HMS. She is the Medical Director and Chief of Pediatrics at Mass General West Medical Group. She has practiced pediatrics for almost thirty years. She has raised four children.