Posts Tagged: pregnancy

Fighting the Scale – A Pregnant Physician’s Perspective Part IV by Ilene Goldstein, MD

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In the last ten years practicing obstetrics, I’ve heard countless women state they entered pregnancy with a higher body weight than they would have liked. I’ve counseled patients in the preconception time period regarding optimizing health prior to pregnancy and for many this includes recommendations for weight reduction to enhance the ability to conceive and… Read more

A Pregnant Physician’s Perspective…. by Ilene Goldstein, M.D.

I am admittedly a terrible patient. Often those who work in the medical field are chastised for taking poor care of themselves despite spending hours daily caring for others. Now I’m in a new position, with a new patient perspective — when office visits and acting as a “good patient” are no longer about me…. Read more