Geriatric pregnancy: Waiting later in life to have a baby

As a practicing obstetrician-gynecologist for more than two decades, I think the term “geriatric pregnancy” is a bit of an exaggeration. When I think of the word “geriatric,” I think of older ladies enjoying their retirement years after having spent a large portion of their younger years raising families and working. But in the world … Continue reading Geriatric pregnancy: Waiting later in life to have a baby

Breast self-awareness: Knowing your normal

Many changes occur naturally in our breasts throughout our lifetime. These changes happen at certain times in the menstruation cycle, during pregnancy, while breastfeeding, and before and after menopause. But sometimes, changes in the breast can be a sign that something is wrong — possibly breast cancer. By regularly examining and looking at your breasts, … Continue reading Breast self-awareness: Knowing your normal