Pregnancy & Motherhood

Posted on the Jan 31, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Every morning I google "Betty Dodson" and "Carlin Ross" to keep track of the D&R brand.  The search results change almost every day except for one video clip I did with a friend entitled "...
Posted on the Jan 24, 2013 by Carlin Ross
Just when I thought I couldn't love the women behind Pussy Riot anymore someone sends me a link like this and I'm amazed. The pregnant woman in the pics is Nadezhda Tolokonnikova - one of the members...
Posted on the Jan 20, 2013 by Anonymous
Today is my birthday. Every year, in the days leading up to my birthday, my mom and I go through the same, routine. I get the very same play-by-play. It goes something like: “I think my water is...
Posted on the Jan 18, 2013 by Anonymous
This is a movie review of a new documentary called "Birth Story". "Birth Story" sets out to document the life and work of Ina May Gaskin. It does just that.
Posted on the Jan 16, 2013 by Carlin Ross
I love this woman for having a baby and being real about it: "[Losing the baby weight] takes time. Screw these impossible expectations. I'm doing it very healthy and sensibly. You gotta be nice to...
Posted on the Dec 14, 2012 by Carlin Ross
The short answer: yes and no
Posted on the Nov 14, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hello, This is a general question. Have you heard of women using a vibrator while in labor? In the past, using a vibrator has been the only way I've enjoyed getting large objects in and out of my...
Posted on the Oct 25, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Betty I'm a divorced mom and have 2 sons aged 6 and 8. I wanted to ask your advise on age appropriate sexual education material. Their dad is a very religious Jew and my kids go to a very...
Posted on the Oct 11, 2012 by Anonymous
Much of the time, after a woman gives birth, she experiences a kind of shaking or trembling that resembles shivering, except she doesn’t feel cold. For years, I was told and believed this to be...
Posted on the Sep 26, 2012 by Carlin Ross
Kerri Walsh Jennings won her third gold medal at the London Olympics this summer.  I love beach volleyball and watched all her matches.  These women have amazing bodies...I like muscle on...
Posted on the Sep 18, 2012 by Anonymous
I just heard this story on NPR about research that illustrates the ways that teachers’ expectations shape how students perform. It makes absolute sense and I think it applies to more than children or...
Posted on the Sep 17, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Hi Betty, I am a pregnant soon-be mother of a son on his way. I however really wanted it to be a girl. So I have been doing some research, & it looks like a thing I could try doing is feminizing...
Posted on the Aug 21, 2012 by Anonymous
Everyone is up in arms about Todd Akin’s comment about “legitimate rape”. Rightfully so. But I’ve been feeling irritated by everyone’s Tweets and Facebook posts and I’ve been trying to figure out why...
Posted on the Aug 15, 2012 by Anonymous
Most of the time when a woman gets an epidural, everyone around her repeatedly tells her what a good decision she made and why it was such a good decision. And when I say repeatedly, I mean...
Posted on the Aug 05, 2012 by Betty Dodson
Dear Dr. Betty, I gave birth to a baby 9 weeks ago and had to have a few stitches. After 2 weeks me and my bf started having intercourse again. At first it was amazing but now I cant climax at all...