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Breastfeeding – current recommendations and tips

01 Apr 2016 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

"Evidence continues to mount regarding the benefits of breastfeeding for both women and their infants. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) recommends exclusive breastfeeding for the first 6 months of life, with continued breastfeeding as complementary foods are introduced through the infant’s first...

Breastfeeding – new recommendations

02 Feb 2016 Posted by Ditza Katz in Women's Health

The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG) just released new recommendations for breastfeeding and you can read them here: ACOG breastfeeding Main points: Although most women in the United States initiate breastfeeding, more than one half wean earlier than they desire. The American College of...

Menopausal (secondary) Vaginismus

14 Aug 2015 Posted by Ditza Katz in Menopause & Painful Sex, Painful Sex (Dyspareunia), Sexual Dysfunction, Vaginismus, Women's Health

Menopausal (secondary) vaginismus is characterized by the gradual onset of penetration difficulty after having enjoyed many years of normal, pain-free vaginal function. Diagnosing Secondary Vaginismus Lisa, a 60 years old professional lady in a happy marriage for the past 30 years, arrived for her appointment quite distraught:...