Dr. Every Woman tackles these questions: What is a Geriatric pregnancy? How long are you fertile? And how do you reduce your chances of having a baby with a birth defect?
I have a lot a friends of varying ages and career paths. Some have children and some don’t. Some will one day, and some won’t. This post is for those who only see kids as time sucking, money grubbing, competitors for your life goals. They are so much […]
I hated smells when I was pregnant. As I write this post, my husband is reminding of my 9-month ban of sardines anywhere in a 5 block radius of our house. He also reminded me of a time when I made him go upstairs to our mortgage paying neighbor’s […]
As Obstetricians, we deliver a lot of babies. Contrary to what every person who volunteers their labor story has told you, most pregnancies and deliveries are very normal and uneventful. Most people have safe, healthy babies and most moms make it out of this almost 10-year ordeal unscathed. […]
I hear it often in my clinic with the women who are gearing up to have a baby. They just don’t want to have a c-section. For some women, it is a feeling that they have failed to have a natural childbirth. For others it is the distrust […]
Chrissy, like I know her on a first name basis, was very candid when she opened up to the media about her battle with postpartum depression. She talked about her sadness and anxiety manifesting as physical pain. I too, in retrospect, think I dealt with this syndrome with […]
It’s a very exciting time! You are pregnant…. and huddled over the toilet, willing yourself not to revisit your breakfast. The first trimester of pregnancy is tough. The fetus and uterus are only about the size of a plum, but they can cause major drama. Your body is […]
Your urine pregnancy test is positive. Now what?
A large proportion of women with irregular periods have a disease process called polycystic ovarian syndrome. Here’s what you should know.
Many women are afraid of the idea of having an IUD, but it’s actually a great form of birth control. Here’s what you should actually know about IUD.