Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Dec 14, 2012 by Carlin Ross
The short answer: yes and no
Posted on the Nov 14, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hello, This is a general question. Have you heard of women using a vibrator while in labor? In the past, using a vibrator has been the only way I've enjoyed getting large objects in and out of my...
Posted on the Oct 25, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty I'm a divorced mom and have 2 sons aged 6 and 8. I wanted to ask your advise on age appropriate sexual education material. Their dad is a very religious Jew and my kids go to a very...
Posted on the Oct 11, 2012 by Anonymous
Much of the time, after a woman gives birth, she experiences a kind of shaking or trembling that resembles shivering, except she doesn’t feel cold. For years, I was told and believed this to be...
Posted on the Sep 26, 2012 by Carlin Ross
Kerri Walsh Jennings won her third gold medal at the London Olympics this summer.  I love beach volleyball and watched all her matches.  These women have amazing bodies...I like muscle on...
Posted on the Sep 18, 2012 by Anonymous
I just heard this story on NPR about research that illustrates the ways that teachers’ expectations shape how students perform. It makes absolute sense and I think it applies to more than children or...
Posted on the Sep 17, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty, I am a pregnant soon-be mother of a son on his way. I however really wanted it to be a girl. So I have been doing some research, & it looks like a thing I could try doing is feminizing...
Posted on the Aug 21, 2012 by Anonymous
Everyone is up in arms about Todd Akin’s comment about “legitimate rape”. Rightfully so. But I’ve been feeling irritated by everyone’s Tweets and Facebook posts and I’ve been trying to figure out why...
Posted on the Aug 15, 2012 by Anonymous
Most of the time when a woman gets an epidural, everyone around her repeatedly tells her what a good decision she made and why it was such a good decision. And when I say repeatedly, I mean...
Posted on the Aug 05, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I gave birth to a baby 9 weeks ago and had to have a few stitches. After 2 weeks me and my bf started having intercourse again. At first it was amazing but now I cant climax at all...
Posted on the Jul 17, 2012 by Carlin Ross
I adore this picture...notice she's not using one of those ridiculous breastfeeding covers.  Photograph by Louis Fleckenstein
Posted on the Jul 14, 2012 by Anonymous
Today I went to the dentist for one of my regular twice yearly cleanings and I found myself in the midst of a similar dynamic that many of my clients experience with their doctors during pregnancy...
Posted on the Jul 03, 2012 by Anonymous
Today a friend of mine emailed me a video she took of her 6 year old son conquering one of his big fears. This video my friend sent me brought tears to my eyes and made me think of what all birthing...
Posted on the Jul 02, 2012 by Carlin Ross
No yelling or screaming or blaming or fighting...nothing like the Hollywood portrayals of birth. "A mother gives birth to her son. This photograph captured a momentous introduction of a mother and...