Latest Women's Health Shows

Which Pregnancy Myths Are Actually True?

Mar 7, 2019

Will eating spicy food during pregnancy make your child go blind? Can cocoa butter prevent stretch marks? Does a chronic stomach ache mean your baby will be a boy? OB/GYN Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones discusses these and other common pregnancy old wives’ tales....

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Vasectomy or Tubal Ligation? What is the Best Option for You and Your Partner?

Mar 5, 2019

Your family is complete—you and your partner are considering permanent birth control. Does the father get a vasectomy, or does the mother get a tubal ligation? According to Dr. Alex Pastuszak, the decision should be easy. He explains why he’s strongly in favor of vasectomy and the reasons why it...

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Will Endometrial Scratching Help Me Get Pregnant Through IVF?

Feb 28, 2019

The process of a fertilized egg joining the uterine wall is still a mystery. For couples turning to in-vitro fertilization, doctors have tried to find many ways throughout the years to improve a woman’s chances of implantation, but do they actually work? OB/GYN Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains the...

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How to Let-Down and Strategies for New Mothers to Breast Pump at Work

Jan 24, 2019

The let-down reflex allows a new mother’s body to produce breastmilk for her child directly or to allow breast pumping. Unfortunately, letting down can sometimes be hard, especially for women returning to the workplace. Women's health expert Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains how to let-down and ...

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My Mammogram Results Say I Have Dense Breast Tissue – Am I Normal?

Jan 10, 2019

Don’t panic. Dense breast tissue is not cancer. The results are merely informing you that, like 40 percent of American women, your breast tissue is particularly fibrous. This does, however, make it more difficult for a mammogram to see through the entire breast. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains ...

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Pain Killers Don’t Work For Me Anymore – Am I Normal?

Jan 3, 2019

The prescription pain relievers you once used after an injury or surgery seem to no longer be helping with the pain. After extended use, drugs like morphine or oxycodone may not provide the same pain relief they once did. Dr. Kirtly Jones talks about narcotics, how your body responds to them and why...

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Santa's Reindeers Are Probably Female

Dec 25, 2018

You know Dasher and Dancer and Prancer and Vixen; Comet and Cupid and Donner and Blitzen? They're Santa's reindeers, by the way. And as new research suggests, they're probably female. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks about the fun research out of Texas A&M University and why it matters to women's ...

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