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Here’s what Southwest Airlines Did When 3 Women Ran to Assist a Passenger Having a Seizure

  It was a sleepy Sunday morning in New Orleans airport.  After just attending my 20 year high school reunion in the “Big Easy” I was tired, wearing comfortable travel clothes, and scrolling through my Facebook feed at the gate as we were just about to begin boarding.  However, a man yelled out “someone help”… Continue reading Here’s what Southwest Airlines Did When 3 Women Ran to Assist a Passenger Having a Seizure

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Mother’s Day on Labor and Delivery

Mother’s Day weekend is a great time to be the ob-gyn on call for deliveries at the hospital.  Of course, we physicians would love to be snuggled up next to our little ones on this special day.  However, the next best place to be is bedside with a woman about to become a first time… Continue reading Mother’s Day on Labor and Delivery

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The 20 Minute Infertility Patient

  You arrive early to the office and start reviewing the schedule for the day.  There it is…4 infertility consults scattered in the schedule amongst annual exams, postoperative follow ups, new obstetric patients, and “problem” visits. You know that infertility consults take much longer than the 20 minutes allotted for the appointment time. For a… Continue reading The 20 Minute Infertility Patient

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You Retired From Medicine- Now What? 

There is time for recovering.  I’ll be honest, I feel like the first 2 months after retiring from my career in OB/GYN were about reclaiming my life. I got a full night’s sleep.  Actually, my nights were still broken up by 1 & 3 year old tears regularly (which I don’t mind so much when… Continue reading You Retired From Medicine- Now What?