Is your answer to your 5-year old’s question about where babies come from a cute expression like “it’s something magical” or is it an accurate description of sexual intercourse? [Read more…]
If you are a woman, have you considered how much what is happening in your uterus affects your daily life? We often talk about the ovaries and the important part they play in the monthly menstrual cycle, but it is equally important that she learns about the uterus.
As your eight- or nine-year-old daughter enters puberty, it is time to start teaching her about her ovaries. A good place to begin is to show her where the ovaries are located in her body. This is a great illustration that you can use to describe the location to her. [Read more…]
Recently I presented a lecture about the female reproductive system entitled “Female Orgasm” for medical students at UCLA Medical School, sponsored by the American Medical Woman’s Association. I give this lecture each year and as you might expect, there are LOTS of participants.