Evelyn Lewin

Doctor. Writer. Mother.

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Evelyn Lewin is a freelance writer and GP with a diploma in Obstetrics and Gynaecology.

You can contact her at [email protected].com

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Sunday life

Dailylife
11/16/2014
The tricks (and treats) of working out at the gym

In the past year Rebecca Rogers, 34, has gained 15 kilograms. The reason, she believes, is that she has been exercising more. But Rogers doesn't attribute the weight gain to increased muscle mass: "The arm and tummy fat are really noticeable," she says.

Dailylife
09/23/2012
Feeling all write

Want to sleep better and feel healthier and happier? It's in your hands writes Dr Evelyn Lewin

Daily Life
03/01/2015
I took a year off from my 'normal life'

Wouldn't it be great to wave farewell to your everyday life and set sail for a year of endless possibility? The stereotype for taking a "gap year" is for kids who've just finished high school, but you don't have to be 18 to have a break.

Smh
09/08/2013
Rise and shine

The good news for non nature lovers is, you can benefit from the great outdoors without even leaving your living room.

Daily Life
09/08/2013
The secret to a good night's sleep

If you've ever struggled to fall asleep (and who hasn't?), then you might have been tempted by a quick-fix solution. But there is a simpler answer: light.

Smh
09/21/2014
Take a stand

Sitting not so pretty: it's important to get up and move around regularly at work if you're largely desk-bound.

Smh
10/06/2013
Picture this

When I was in grade three, our teacher taught us how to take photos with our minds. The process was simple. All you had to do was stop, take some deep breaths and really focus on what you wanted to capture.

Smh
11/24/2013
Food rituals

Want to enjoy your food more? Then take the time to make each meal a memorable moment.

Smh
03/30/2014
Take comfort

Reaching for comfort food when you're stressed may be much more nourishing than you think.

The glow
08/10/2014
What happens during a pap smear?

Want to know what really happens before, during and after a pap smear? Dr Evelyn Lewin takes you behind the scenes.

madison

Women's Health & Fitness
01/02/2012
The no diet diet

Millions of women forego their favourite foods for new year weight loss goals, but an eating technique used by Tibetan monks means you needn't be one of them, writes Dr Evelyn Lewin.

Women's health & fitness
03/29/2012
Technotosis

Smartphones, MP3s and the internet certainly make like easier but our yen for convenience has spawned a crop of new health conditions. Dr Evelyn Lewin investigates the causes and cures

body + soul

Australian Women's Weekly Ultimate Guide to Divorce

Herald Sun
11/24/2012
What we did to avoid cancer

These people go to great lengths to avoid cancer. But are extreme measures really necessary?

Women's Health & Fitness

Cosmopolitan Pregnancy
08/01/2011
Mummy's kitchen rules

Dr Evelyn Lewin explains what's on the menu for the next nine months as well as the foods that are best avoided until your little one arrives.

Australian Women's Weekly Ultimate Guide to Divorce
08/26/2013
Stress alert
Women's Health & Fitness
01/15/2012
The Big O

Often labelled a "silent killer", ovarian cancer has symptoms you should look out for. Learn to identify these symptoms and aim for early detection, writes Dr Evelyn Lewin.

Cosmopolitan Pregnancy
08/01/2011
Sweet relief

Whether you're going for a drug-free birth or hanging out for an epidural, Dr Evelyn Lewin talks you through it.

Cosmopolitan Pregnancy
02/13/2012
A breath-by-breath guide to labour

It's the five pieces of advice every new mother who's had a positive birth swears by. Learn them now and start getting excited about meeting bub.

madison
12/01/2012
Fraud! Imposter! Fake!

You’re smart and successful... and still feel like a failure? Evelyn Lewin has the cure for imposter syndrome

Women's health and fitness
02/17/2012
Eye of the Beholder

We live in a world obsessed with aesthetics, but what would "beauty" mean if you couldn't see?

Cosmopolitan Pregnancy

Cosmopolitan pregnancy
09/09/2013
Kicking goals

We’ve got answers to all your questions about baby’s moves inside your belly

Women's health and fitness
10/23/2013
Hot mess
Cosmopolitan Pregnancy
02/13/2012
Eat Crave Love

If you'll stop at nothing to get a white chocolate Magnum at 3am, you could have a case of pregnancy cravings...

The glow
07/29/2014
How to treat a UTI - and identify one

If it burns when you pee and you simply have to go every five minutes, chances are you've got a UTI. Here's how to deal. READ MORE It burns when you pee and you simply have to go every five minutes. Chances are you've got a UTI.

my child

Women's Health & Fitness
01/15/2012
Heart Break Hotel

The term "heartbreak" conjures a picture of polishing off a box of two-ply and a packet of Tim Tams, but the condition may have more serious effects than Bridget Jone-style benders, writes Dr Evelyn Lewin.

Cosmopolitan Pregnancy
02/13/2012
Your body after baby

Coming to terms with your changing body is easier if you know what to expect. Dr Evelyn Lewin explains all, so you can embrace this special time.

Cosmopolitan pregnancy
04/24/2012
What's a VBAC?... and can I have one?

If you have a C-section with your first baby, it can have an effect on subsequent births. Here’s what you need to know

Cosmopolitan pregnancy
04/24/2012
So you're overdue... now what?

Every day past your due date can make you feel frustrated, deflated and confused, so here’s our guide to help you understand what’s happening

The glow

my child
11/01/2011
Sleep problems solved

Finding it hard to sleep or feeling super fatigued with your growing belly? You're not alone! Dr Evelyn Lewin offers some simple solutions.

my child magazine
08/01/2011
Injection or infection?

With so many differing theories on vaccination, it can be difficult to know what's best for your bub. Dr Evelyn Lewin answers your questions.

my child
06/12/2012
Ditch the dummy

They may seem like a simple way to help soothe unsettled bubs, but do dummies cause more issues than they solve? Dr Evelyn Lewin reports

my child
03/01/2012
Quesy questions

Suffering from mild, moderate or even debilitating morning sickness? try Dr Evelyn Lewin's tips to help you get through this pregnancy phase.

Medical Style - Webchild

Childmags
Food Safety And Healthy Choices In Pregnancy

Dr Evelyn Lewin looks at recommendations on food and lifestyle for women who are pregnant or planning to have children. A healthy, varied diet full of all the usual goodies (vegetables, fruit, dairy, carbohydrates and protein) is best if you're pregnant. However, even the best pregnancy diet can't give you all the vitamins you need.

Childmags
The lowdown on... Bed-wetting

Toilet training is over, but your child still isn't dry at night. What's going on? Dr Evelyn Lewin investigates. Bed-wetting is a common childhood problem. From a medical point of view there is no absolute age at which a child should be dry at night, but most parents are concerned if their child is still wetting the bed after the age of six.

Web Child
04/13/2012
The lowdown on... middle-ear infections

Middle-ear infections are one of the most common childhood illnesses, and a main reason why children are prescribed antibiotics. But are antibiotics always necessary, and what can be done if the infections keep returning? Dr Evelyn Lewin reports.

Webchild
05/09/2012
TV's Not Always A Turn-Off

Television isn't simply the evil, one-eyed monster it's painted to be, says Dr Evelyn Lewin

Webchild
03/02/2012
The lowdown on... night terrors

Though distressing to witness, night terrors are a harmless sleep disturbance, 
writes Dr Evelyn Lewin.

Webchild
03/28/2012
The lowdown on... teething

Teething has been blamed for everything from irritability and fevers to diarrhoea. But what symptoms can it really cause? And what should you do for your child when they're teething? Dr Evelyn Lewin investigates

Webchild
05/24/2012
The lowdown on... colds and flu

Though the terms are often used interchangeably, there is a vast difference between having a cold and the flu. So how do these illnesses differ from one another? And, more importantly, what can you do to ensure your child stays well over winter?

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