Confession: I did not enjoy being pregnant!

Confession: I did not enjoy being pregnant!

I said it. I was over the moon excited to be pregnant and I didn’t want to get out of the car for clinic in the morning because of the nausea. My breast doubled in size and the talk around the hospital was that I had gotten a boob job. My back and hips hurt, my...
Preconception Counseling

Preconception Counseling

“Would you like to become pregnant in the next year?” The goal of pre-pregnancy care is to optimize your health, address any modifiable risk factors and provide education about a healthy pregnancy. Why is this important? You may be able to reduce risks to you and your...
My First Trip to the Gynecologist

My First Trip to the Gynecologist

Memories are a funny thing. They can be fussy and distorted. Here’s what I remember, from the time I started my period they were heavy and painful. My mom decided to take me to her gynecologist in Houston at age 14. I remember being so uncomfortable and embarrassed I...