Mother’s Day is a day when we celebrate our mothers, past and present, biological and otherwise. It is also a time when many women who have yet to take on this role may begin to wonder if they ever will.
New motherhood is my life. As an Obstetrician, I see mothers and fathers in their first dear-in-headlights moments of parenthood. Worrying about your children is every parent’s right and it starts in the womb. Am I eating enough? Am I drinking enough? Am I reaching too high? Am I bending too low? Will the baby be healthy?
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 here to present my findings. Vaginal Steaming may not be all that bad…
In this article, I plan to do the following.
- Examine why people desire to steam their lady parts
- Discuss some of the evidence for and against
- Give some reasons that a woman may want to try vaginal steaming
- Offer ways to steam safely and avoid harm.
What? A doctor with an undercut hairstyle?
When did health professionals start doing that?
Crowd mentality dominates the world today. People enjoy liking what other people like. If I see an amazing dress or pair of earrings worn by someone who I admire with thousands of likes and comments, in theory, am first in line to try it. I say in theory because sometimes the more notable the wearer, the more expensive the article.
ZDoggMD set the tone for “Turntable Health.”
I, Dr. Every Woman, want to be a contender.
It all started when I was on my way home from a 12-hour overnight call one morning. I was so excited to be coming home, I posted a video on Facebook of myself singing the DruHill classic, 5 Steps.
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 are things that you, the mother, can do to increase chances for a vaginal delivery?
- What factors are unpredictable, so that you won’t be shocked if you encounter them?
- What items SHOULD be on EVERY PARENT’S birth plan?
I immediately think of the song from Austin Powers, but that catchy ditty is not what I am talking about. God, to me, is not just some celestial being that I pray to or reference in jest. I have developed a relationship with Him that is not perfect, but helps me day-to-day to live a better life. Do you want to get more from your relationship with God? Read on…