with Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones

Being healthy is more than just your physical health. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones and her guests discuss and take your calls on all the aspects that contribute to women's health. You'll also get some great ideas how you can improve your health and the health of your families.

Latest Shows

FDA Approves New Treatment for Postpartum Depression

Jun 13, 2019

Postpartum depression is overwhelming depression and the inability to care for yourself and your newborn—about 1 in 7 women will suffer from postpartum depression after giving birth. Progesterone is the most common hormone in pregnancy, and the dramatic drop in progesterone after giving birth may ...

Do Women With Breast Implants Have a Higher Risk of Cancer?

May 30, 2019

300,000 breast implant surgeries are performed each year in the United States. Though not a form of cancer in the traditional sense, ALCL (anaplastic large cell lymphoma) has been associated with a specific type of breast implant. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks to Dr. Jay Agarwal, chief of plastic su ...

When is it Too Late to Have a Baby?

May 23, 2019

As many women are faced with the challenges of establishing a career path and finding a stable partner, starting a family is now happening later in life. OB/GYN ...

Baby Boomers Should Test for Hepatitis C

May 17, 2019

One in 25 baby boomers (people born between 1945 and '65) test positive for hepatitis C. It's the most common chronic blood-borne pathogen and the most common cause of chronic liver disease or liver cancer. Once you've contracted it, it doesn't go away. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones explains why baby boom ...

I Can't Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage – Am I Normal?

May 9, 2019

For couples attempting to conceive, a miscarriage can be a tragic setback. A minority of couples may find it difficult to conceive again. Is that normal? Or is something else causing conception difficulties? Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones says most couples are likely to get pregnant again within the next y ...

Birth Control Options for University Students

Mar 28, 2019

Less than half of high schools in the United States mandate contraceptive and sexual education, resulting in many young adults receiving misinformation—or no information all at—regarding medically accurate contraceptive methods. Dr. Kirtly Parker Jones talks to Grace Mason, founder and president ...

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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