Dr. Erika is a Family Medicine Physician who says that many of her patients are so embarrassed to ask questions about their period. Why are women embarrassed to talk about what happens every single month for several decades of their life? In this interview, Dr. Aragona breaks it down into what’s normal and what’s not normal. Because a lot of women have no idea.
The second HER Health Collective Roundtable of 2022 discusses how mothers can best navigate the postpartum period, who should be a part of that postpartum care support team, how parents from different socioeconomic backgrounds can access the care they need, different approaches to finding balance in life (particularly as a parent), and how to approach difficult parenting decisions when overwhelmed by information from outside sources.
HER Experts discuss so-called “mom brain”, and also explore aging, changes in hormones, and the effects our stage of life can have on our overall health. The experts discuss how these issues impact a mother as well as her children and ways to navigate these challenges.
Becoming an expectant parent can be a very exciting and also very overwhelming. As a physician and mother, Dr. Aragona understands the flood of emotions and is passionate about supporting women as they get ready for conception. She shares certain things that you can do to prepare for a healthy and hopefully uncomplicated pregnancy way before you even conceive.