Website Helps Frazzled New Mothers Better Prepare for Pregnancy and Baby Care

August 03, 2007 (PRLEAP.COM) Health News
This month, Second Opinion features detailed book reviews, audio and video clips, and vital articles relating to pregnancy; from pre-conception and healthy pregnancy through delivery and the dizzying world of baby care that awaits new mothers and parents-to-be.

New mothers and fathers, parents-to-be, and anyone about to take on the adventure known as parenting would do well to click on and tune in to the topical consumer empowerment website, That’s because July is Pregnancy and Baby Care month on Second Opinion—and this month’s focus includes articles, books, and audio and video commentary and information about all things pregnancy and baby care designed to make life a little easier for a frazzled new mother, parents and people who are expecting a new baby.

“Your health and well-being before your pregnancy is just as important as how you take care of yourself during your pregnancy,” says Dr. Shawn R. Benzinger, founder of and noted Indianapolis physician. “What affects a new mother also affects baby—so this month’s resources, articles, books and media represent real and positive difference-makers for pregnancy and baby care.”

Articles this month include information on how epidurals may negatively affect breastfeeding, probiotics’ potentially beneficial role in helping colicky babies, the benefits of supervised tummy time, and how multi-vitamins may help to prevent preeclampsia. The site also tackles a range of baby care, pregnancy and child development issues with reviews of new books published by noted pediatricians and specialists.

“For a new mother and new parents, the information on can be a lifesaver,” adds Dr. Benzinger. “Our literature selections this month are real-eye openers for understanding the stages of pregnancy, baby care, and tough-to-tackle issues in child development. Plus, we’re augmenting our reviews, content and author interviews by posting the information as audio and video files.”

Each month, seeks to truly inform about special topics of the month, and offers a searchable archive containing past month’s topics. For more information, visit

ABOUT isn’t a web destination as much as it is an interactive web experience that helps people to meet their own unique requirements for health, well-being, and peace of mind. Whether interested in maintaining wellness in general, or seeking information about a specific condition or area of specialty, users will find frank, honest, and oftentimes revelatory information that will help them better participate in creating an individualized health care plan. is the brainchild of noted Indianapolis specialist Dr. Shawn R. Benzinger, the founder and Director of the Indy Spinal Care Center. Dr. Benzinger has been practicing in Indianapolis for over 20 years and has specialized in Orthopedics with a focus in chronic pain.

Dr. Shawn Benzinger