OBGYN

1.17.19

'Doctor Dog,' Today's Comic by Scott Travis

After her newborn child is stolen by a dog posing as a doctor, a woman decides to devote herself to her art.

4.17.18

Statue Celebrating Doctor Who Experimented on Slaves Moved From Central Park

J. Marion Sims, lauded as the “father of modern gynecology,” experimented on female slaves without consent or anesthesia.

2.16.18

When Women Bear the Burden of Infertility to Protect the Male Ego

I went through two rounds of treatment over several months before we took a closer look at my husband.

2.14.18

We Need More Male Doulas

As the family dynamics shifts, so does the need for a more diverse birthing community.

9.28.17

People Have Been STD Shaming Since Medieval Times

A brief and bumpy history of overblown STD stigmas.

8.9.17

Doctors Are Finally Realizing How Guilty They Are of Slut-Shaming

"While you may think all of your 'advice' is helpful, it is doing nothing to make my vag less itchy."

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6.28.17

No But Really, Don't Put Garlic in Your Vag

It won't help with the itch, and it might cause other problems.

2.22.17

Please Don't Glue Your Labia Shut

A gynecologist has a few thoughts on that menstruation glue that’s going around.

11.18.16

Why Is It So Hard to Find a Good Gynecologist?

Women who aren't on the marriage-and-pregnancy track often wind up feeling judged and dismissed—and not getting the care they need.