This post was originally published in November of 2018, and now updated 12/2019. There is no such thing as TMI in gynecology. If you are squeamish about talking about or SAYING the word VAGINA, we are going to handle that right now. Vagina. VAGINA. VAGINA. Okay, now that […]
When you first have a kid, the rules for car seats are everywhere. How they should be strapped in, which way they are facing and the weight requirements are the top car-safety priority. As the parent of a pre-teen, I realize how far removed I am from updated […]
The short answer is, it depends on which ones and how you use them. The long answer is, I sure wish that feminine care products, and really ALL products used in and on our bodies went through better scrutiny to ensure overall safety. But, alas, money talks. If […]
Here’s the usual story: Doc, I’ve been itching. My vagina itches on the outside, more on one side than the other. Over-the-counter yeast medications don’t work, and the symptoms are sometimes worst at night. Well, here are your favorite OBGYN’s top five usual suspects and what you can do about them.
Technology is everywhere. Phones are getting smarter. Computers are getting smarter. Even eye glasses are getting smarter. But in the space of caring for growing babies, technology is not always a parent’s friend. Human nature says get the highest tech device that will keep my growing or newborn […]
As a practicing OBGYN, I am asked practically every day about what I use for various feminine care products. I have decided to share some of my favorite products here every week, especially those found on my FAVORITE, Amazon Prime. For mildly irritating vaginal discharge or odor, I […]
Lighthouses on Michigan Avenue? Consider this Reason 1,452 that I am proud to be a Chicagoan. #MagMileLighthouses are an immense display of 51 six-foot lighthouse sculptures, created by national and local Chicago artists, many with disabilities. From lighthousesonmagmile.com: [This is a] free public art display celebrating the call to action […]
Now, who am I to interfere with a bunch of women looking for a good time? After my WCIU appearance discussing steaming and my Instagram post about the matter, I have been asked to elaborate on my stance against steaming. My research revealed a startling result. I am […]
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 […]
Learn what doesn’t belong from your favorite gynecologist! I will also give you a few things that are welcome and can improve your health.