Some days, it is about crossing paths with others that bring a smile to your face. Here is one such individual. Sitting in my office was my new patient and her husband. She was a just-pregnant Brazilian woman wearing a warm smile; he was an older, overweight, unkempt American who sat uncomfortably in the chair.… Continue reading Mail Order Bride
In honor of PRIDE month and in support of those finding their way in the LGBTQ community. Entering the dimly light room, I could hear soft music playing in the background. The laboring room was so peaceful, it was hard to believe the patient in the bed was in active labor. But once up close,… Continue reading The Journey to Gender
On a recent vacation in St. Lucia, I came across this mama nursing her babies. “Public breastfeeding. How great!” I thought. But, after posting this picture on Facebook, these were some of the responses: “Yikes! They need to be weaned!” and “they are pretty big to be still nursing.” This, of course, got… Continue reading Public Breastfeeding – How Great!