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Should I go back to my OBGYN?

e. J. asks from Springfield

I haven't been to the OBGYN since my 6 week postpartum checkup. They told me to make an appointment for a year from then, but life happened and i forgot. It's been almost two years now. I am wanting to get back on birth control, but I'm not sure if i should go back to the...

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JFF - What's on your Thanksgiving table?

T. R. asks from Milwaukee

So, this year Dad & stepmom are hosting Thanksgiving (which they've done before) and it will be a "combined" celebration - Dad's family & her family all together. This means that there will be a bit of a blend as far as the food is concerned. This celebration includes my ...

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Removing hair "down there"?

V. P. asks from New York

I just found out that my daughter, who just turned 15, removes all the hair in her pubic area. I didn't say anything about it but frankly I'm a little disturbed by this. Does this mean she is sexually active? I've heard from a friend of mine that this is a new "trend" wit...

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The Time I Encountered Refugees at Sea

by Kate of "365 Outside"

This is one of those stories that I have thought about sharing so many times. One of those stories that made me stop and think for a long time afterwards. One of those stories that changes the way you think about who you are and what your values are. One of those stories that makes you ask hard questions about yourself…. More


How to deal with mom cliques

C. M. asks from Chicago

I need advice please about how to deal with being a new mom in a new town where my son's grade moms seem very cliquey. I have tried volunteering tons at his school in an effort to meet people one on one and attend every event for parents to get to know everyone. I have h...

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Ob-Gyn in Lombard/ Elmhurst

k. m. asks from Lombard

Looking for an OBGYN through Elmhurst Medical Group. I have been trying to get pregnant with my first child, and I would like someone who specializes in endometriosis, and has a holistic approach. I don't want someone who will rush to put me on medicine or make the deci...

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