Category Archives: Bio-Logic (Science Is Life)

Serena Williams’s delivery teaches us some valuable lessons…

So Serena Williams had a baby. A beautiful baby girl. But let’s back up. This woman made pregnancy look like body goals. I swear to my Father in Heaven that I NEVER want to be pregnant again (#mythreekids), BUT IF I DID, I’d want to look like Serena. Strong, gorgeous, and courageous. The woman had it all together. But then

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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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You’ve Been Asking For A Birth Plan. I have the secret to the best birth plan ever!

Birth plans are all the rage in pregnancy in the last five to seven years. Every app, every mommy website, every natural birth instructional anything contains mention of and often a template for a birth plan. In this post I will answer the following questions: What is a birth plan? What are some common misconceptions between doctor and patient?  What

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Early Pregnancy Test Is Positive: Do’s and Don’ts from the Doctors

It’s your first trimester. Let the takeover begin! Dos and Don’ts in pregnancy Practicing as an OB/Gyn I’ve come to realize almost everyone is afraid of pregnant women. Other medical specialties don’t want to take care of them, employers are afraid of imminent labor during working hours, husbands don’t want to upset them, generally a population surrounded by this shield

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So Birth Control Causes Breast Cancer? There’s more to this story…

In December 2017, the New England Journal of Medicine released this statement: “Women who use hormonal [contraceptives] for more than a year are at a 20 percent higher risk for breast cancer, [though] the overall risk remains low,” and is called “safe and effective.” What in the world is that supposed to mean, Doc? Is it safe? Or are my

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Birth control can improve your life! Here are 5 ways

With all the controversy surrounding birth control these days, especially thanks to the extremely old school and right wing leaders in politics, I thought it would be a good idea to review some of the non-contraceptive benefits of birth control, and why it is important to be aware of these benefits when visiting your gynecologist. For a review on the types of birth control, take

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How Do I Know If I Have Fibroids? Diagnosis and Treatment explained

These little fibrous balls of excess are the cause of more ultrasound conversations about incidental findings than anything else in my practice. Women with no symptoms but an enlarged uterus noted on exam, or pressure and/or heavy bleeding, are the all too common recipients of this diagnosis. This one is near and dear to my own heart because my own

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