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10 Questions Pregnant Women Should Ask Before Giving Birth

As an OB/GYN, I know pregnant women have a boatload of questions as their due date approaches. But so often, they fail to plan ahead and get their questions asked until theyíre huffing and puffing in …

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What’s Up Down There? The TWEEN Years

Iíve been fielding questions from tweens and their mothers as part of a corporate spokesperson role with UbyKotex, and for those of you with tween girls, I thought Iíd share what has come up! I a…

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Doctors Refuse To Treat Fat Women. Excuse Me?

Yes. You read that title right. Itís heartbreakingly true. According to†this article, 15 OB/GYN practices in South Florida have set a weight limit and will not accept obstetrics or gynecology pati…

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4 Crazy Stories From an OB/GYN

As a gynecologist who also happens to be more bouncy cheerleader than stuffed shirt, Iím pretty much the beck-and-call girl for most of my girlfriends when it comes to girly parts and the questions yo…

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A Cause Of Pain Your Doctor Might Miss

As an OB/GYN, I have examined and treated thousands of women who complain of pelvic pain. Sometimes the diagnosis is easy -- itís pelvic inflammatory disease, a ruptured ovarian cyst, a twisted ovary,…

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Quit Your Job, Find Your Calling

Do You Long To Quit Your Job? You hate your job. You despise your job, actually. You get sick to your stomach every Monday morning and the sense of dread doesnít let up until TGIF Happy Hour. Oka…

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Are You Cheating – Or Thinking About It?

Iím not sure whatís up, but Iíve been surrounded by women having affairs lately. I thought it might be just me. After all, Iím an OB/GYN, so I tend to attract women who are suddenly freaking out…

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Why Treating Yeast Infection Symptoms Won’t Cure You

Right now, I'm on a book tour for my book Whatís Up Down There? Questions Youíd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend. These days, unless youíre a celebrity, publishers donít pay f…

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Why I Talk About Vaginas

The closer I got to my book tour (which I'm on now! Hello, Chicago!) for Whatís Up Down There? Questions Youíd Only Ask Your Gynecologist If She Was Your Best Friend, the more resistance I faced…

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Re-Writing Your Painful Story

Returning to the scene of the trauma As I write this, I am on a plane, flying to Chicago where I start my book tour. The irony of this fact is not lost on me. You see, I lived in Chicago for …

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