Joanna Schroyer

Registered Nurse

Joanna is a registered nurse with 29 years of experience and expertise in pediatrics, women's health, and public health.

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Is It Safe To Run During Pregnancy?

Learn whether you can run and jog during each trimester of pregnancy, along with tips for doing so safely, potential risks, and when to stop.

7 Natural Remedies for Round Ligament Pain

Round Ligament Pain in Pregnancy: How To Find Relief

Round ligament pain is a normal part of pregnancy for some women. Here, we'll explore what these sharp pains are and how to help relieve them.

What is Linea Nigra? Will it Ever Go Away?

What Is Linea Nigra? Will It Ever Go Away?

Learn when linea nigra, or the pregnancy line, appears, what causes it, and when you can expect it to go away.

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What to Do if You Drop Your Baby
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What To Do If You Drop Your Baby (And When You Should Worry)

Find out what to do if your baby is dropped or falls, when it's an emergency, whether they can sleep after, and how to prevent future falls.

7 Natural Remedies for Round Ligament Pain

Round Ligament Pain in Pregnancy: How To Find Relief

Round ligament pain is a normal part of pregnancy for some women. Here, we'll explore what these sharp pains are and how to help relieve them.

Pregnant woman running.

Is It Safe To Run During Pregnancy?

Learn whether you can run and jog during each trimester of pregnancy, along with tips for doing so safely, potential risks, and when to stop.

A newborn baby raises his arms over his head for a good stretch. He is eight days old.

Why Do Newborn Babies Startle? The Moro Reflex

Find out what the Moro reflex is, what triggers it, when it goes away, and how to help keep your baby from getting startled.

Pediatrician examines sore throat of a baby girl at home during coronavirus COVID-19 quarantine. Doctor using wooden tongue depressor and torch

Signs Your Baby Has a Sore or Red Throat and What To Do

Find out how to tell if your baby has a sore throat, explore remedies and tips, and learn more about what to do.

What to Do if Your Baby is Struggling to Poop: Baby Constipation Remedy

Baby Constipation Remedies: How To Help a Newborn Poop

Do you think your baby may be constipated? Learn the signs, causes, and how to relieve constipation in babies quickly!

What is Linea Nigra? Will it Ever Go Away?

What Is Linea Nigra? Will It Ever Go Away?

Learn when linea nigra, or the pregnancy line, appears, what causes it, and when you can expect it to go away.

A mother holding child baby on the living room. The baby is sick crying and coughing.

Can You Give an Infant Cough Medicine?

Learn why it's unsafe to give cough medicine to infants unless you've consulted with your doctor and how to help your baby with their cold.

Pregnant woman lying down in a hospital bed and talking to a doctor.

Umbilical Cord Prolapse: Diagnosis, Causes & Treatment

Learn what an umbilical cord prolapse is, what can cause a prolapsed cord, and your medical staff will manage the emergency.

Baby Ear Infections: Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Don't let a baby's ear infection go untreated. Understand why your child is prone to ear infections and what you can do about it.

A sweet little girl of Latin decent, sits up straight on an exam table as her nurse places a bandage on her arm after giving her a vaccination. The nurse is wearing blue scrubs and smiling at the young girl to put her at ease.

Immunization Schedule: When Kids Get Their Shots

Learn why the CDC's immunization schedule is important, and how vaccines protect kids from deadly diseases.