Preparing for Motherhood

media May 01, 2018
In this episode, I sit down with Dr. Christine Sterling, OB/GYN. Dr. Sterling discusses her approach to pregnancy care, where she supports women in preparing for life beyond birth.

Dr. Sterling shares how each specific trimester offers a unique opportunity to cultivate empowering self-care...

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7 Women Describe What "Pregnancy Peeing" Really Feels Like

Uncategorized Apr 24, 2018

Originally posted on Cosmopolitan

While you might hear way more about post-pregnancy incontinence, changes to your bathroom habits, or what I'm calling "pregnancy peeing," while you're still expecting are certainly just as legit. According to the Mayo Clinic, the cause for the...

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9 Questions You've Been Afraid to Ask Your Gynecologist but Absolutely Should

Uncategorized Apr 22, 2018

Originally posted on Popsugar

Gynecologists are there for everything from period questions to sexual health issues, but sometimes we are too shy to ask the questions that need to be asked. We talked to a few well-known women's and sexual health experts and asked the...

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Anal Sex Is Fun, but Keep in Mind These Potential Health Risks

Uncategorized Apr 21, 2018

Originally posted on Popsugar

Anal sex can be very pleasurable and a fun change from the usual for everyone involved, but as with any form of intimacy, there are some risks involved. "Remember that genitals fill with blood from front to back, so it's important to begin...

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Should you be sleeping in your bra?

Uncategorized Apr 11, 2018

Originally posted on Lola

When I think about a bra, the first thing that comes to mind is the sports bra I wear for support at the gym or my daily bra for foundation. But those are just for our waking hours — there’s no reason to wear a bra to sleep, right?

While many of us...

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2 Doctors Reveal the Most Common Reasons Your Vagina Gets Itchy

Uncategorized Mar 25, 2018

Originally posted on PopSugar

Balance in life and balance in the vagina go hand in hand. Fluids in our body can be described by their pH balance — either acidic or basic. "The stomach fluids, for example, are acidic. The vagina fluids are also acidic, which keeps the vagina...

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If You're Still in the Mood When You Have the Flu, Here's What Experts Say to Do

Uncategorized Mar 09, 2018

Originally posted on Popsugar

When we're sick, we feel pretty miserable. We're feverish and achy with low energy. That's not to say that sometimes, we wonder if a bit of nooky may make us feel better. But is sex when you have the flu a good idea?

"Influenza is a serious virus that can be...

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7 Very Real Things to Prepare For During the 4th Trimester

postpartum Feb 07, 2018

I bet you are excited for the arrival of your new baby. But are you ready for what comes after birth? I know I wasn’t.

As an Ob/Gyn, I thought of all people, I was prepared. I never expected to be so overwhelmed. I never expected to be bawling my eyes out at 3 a.m. wondering,...

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This Is the Risky Part About Periods That We Need to Be Talking About

postpartum Feb 07, 2018

Originally posted on Popsugar

We all know being a woman has its challenges, but sometimes we may forget how demanding it really is. Just like you can forget to take a pill every day, with a woman's hectic schedule, it often can be difficult to remember if you have removed a tampon or if you...

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