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Dr. Patricia Foster
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Doula (Definition)

A doula is a person that provides non-medical support to the woman both during the pregnancy ...Read more


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How to lose weight after giving birth?

How to lose weight after giving birth?

Weight loss: Eat healthfully ; be physically active. Calories burned must > calories consumed if you desire to lose weight. You can mix ; match different kinds of physical exercise. This site can help you determine calories burned for over 100 activities: http://www.Prohealth.Com/weightloss/tools/exercise/calculator1_2.Cfm. ...Read more

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Will stopping birth control pill better my emotional state?

Will stopping birth control pill better my emotional state?

Possibly: Birth control pills have a hormonal component to them, thus potentially affecting your emotions. Cessation of a birth control pill can potentially better your emotional state. Always speak with your doctor before stopping any medications. ...Read more

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How come diabetic women give birth to larger babies?

How come diabetic women give birth to larger babies?

High blood sugar: Diabetic mothers often have difficulty controlling the blood sugar.The fetus makes its own Insulin & puts the excess sugar that is transferred across the placenta into over-sized storage areas, over-sized organs etc.All of which can make the baby heavy. If a diabetic mother has very good control during pregnancy, the problem is averted. ...Read more

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How can I begin a birth control plan without letting my (overbearing) parents know?

How can I begin a birth control plan without letting my (overbearing) parents know?

Hard to say: You don't list your age or situation. If you are under 18 or are on their insurance they will see the insurance paperwork which lists why you went in and meds prescribed. If over 18, you can exclude them from directly accessing your medical information but the insurance paperwork remains a problem.Many cities have a planned parenthood or similar clinic that you can access without parental involvem ...Read more

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Will planned parenthood provide the kind of birth control i need?

Yes: Every person is different. You can go to : http://www.Plannedparenthood.Org/all-access/my-method-26542.Htm to find the best method for you. ...Read more

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Can't they design a birth control pill to temporarily reduce sperm counts?

Can't they design a birth control pill to temporarily reduce sperm counts?

Maybe.: Such a treatment is currently being investigated, but so far has not been perfected. Due to the recent discovery of a gene that prevents sperm from maturing, there now appears to be a pathway for developing such a "pill". ...Read more

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Are birthing centers truly safe and better for women wanting natural birth?

Are birthing centers truly safe and better for women wanting natural birth?

Depends: In one of my hospitals the "birthing center" is the L&D ward.Midwives practice side by side with OB's and an operating room is available and staffed 24/7 if a problem arises in labor needing intervention. You cannot replace the hour plus it takes to move an off site woman in labor to a hospital capable of emergency C-section. Minutes pass & babies suffer. Complications occur even in great settings ...Read more

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Can birth control pills make a woman less fertile?

Can birth control pills make a woman less fertile?

No: It will make you less fertile only while you are taking them! ...Read more

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Stoping birth control after 1 year wanting to conceive. Do you recommend a liver cleanse to rid extra hormones? Milk thistle?

Stoping birth control after 1 year wanting to conceive. Do you recommend a liver cleanse to rid extra hormones? Milk thistle?

No: One year off med is a good enough time frame. If your period is normal, then all is well. I recommend prenatal vitamin, increasing exercise and keep your weight as normal as possible. Good luck. ...Read more

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Will long term use of birth control pills can affect your ability to conceive?

Will long term use of birth control pills can affect your ability to conceive?

No long term effect: While it is known that birth control pills cause temporary infertility, but there are no long term effect on fertility and conception. ...Read more

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Will birth control pills help with peri-menopausal sadness?

Will birth control pills help with peri-menopausal sadness?

Depends: There could me many reasons for mood instability during the peri menopause. Overall any product that contains estrogen such as bcp can alleviate some of the symptoms related to peri menopause . There are other helpful remedies that your obgyn can discuss with you. I would not assume that "sadness" is solely the result of peri menopause , there could be other reasons. ...Read more

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Please tell me about a very healthy birth control plan soon after babay delivery?

Many options: There are many options. You may want to consider a copper iud, a Progesterone iud, Nexplanon implant, condoms, birth control pills, the contraceptive patch, NuvaRing or the depoprovera shot. ...Read more

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Help please! is birth control meant to make you eat more?

Help please! is birth control meant to make you eat more?

????????????????????: Birth control is meant to prevent pregnancy, in some women , birth control can lead to an increased appetite, that would be a side effect, if that is a problem then i rec you speak with your gyn about other forms. ...Read more

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What is a good lacation blend for women who want to start back breast feeding their baby?

What is a good lacation blend for women who want to start back breast feeding their baby?

Complementary med: Fenugreek is one herb which stimulate breast milk. It can be taken in seed form, or greens with your food ...Read more

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Will birth control help with fertility issues?

Will birth control help with fertility issues?

No: Birth control will prevent you from getting pregnant while you are taking it. Birth control does not increase your fertility later on if that is what you are asking. ...Read more