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Gunter, Jennifer

Summary: "OB/GYN, writer for The New York Times, USA Today, and Self, and host of the show Jensplaining, Dr. Jen Gunter now delivers the definitive book on vaginal health, answering the questions you've always had but were afraid to ask--or couldn't find the right answers to. She has been called Twitter's resident gynecologist, the Internet's OB/GYN, and one of the fiercest advocates for women's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Citadel Press 2019

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Summary: This program explores the most common types of birth defects, covering the major classifications: malformations present at birth, inborn errors of metabolism, blood disorders, and prenatal damage. The video also includes information on the prevention of birth defects, with an emphasis placed on the importance of good prenatal care.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Babies born more than three months prematurely have low chances of survival, and a preemie that beats the odds may face serious-even lifelong-medical issues. This video describes the battle for life in a high-tech neonatal care unit and how parents of preemies can find support.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2005

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Summary: Rachel has lost six pregnancies-but a London medical center is giving her a fighting chance at motherhood. This program records a year inside the Recurrent Miscarriage Clinic at St. Mary's Hospital, a facility renowned for its state-of-the-art treatment. Underscoring the cautious optimism that the clinic has inspired in thousands of couples, the program details pregnancy planning and care for...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Summary: Difficulty in conceiving a child is becoming an increasingly common problem for many couples. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, infertility affects more than 6 million men and women in the United States. As this program shows, infertility can be frustrating, mysterious, and difficult to cope with-however, advances in assisted reproductive technology are also...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2008

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Swan, Shanna H.

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Summary: "In 2017, author Shanna Swan and her team of researchers completed a major study. They found that over the past four decades, sperm levels among men in Western countries have dropped by more than 50 percent. They came to this conclusion after examining 185 studies involving close to 45,000 healthy men. The result sent shockwaves around the globe-but the story didn't end there. It turns out our...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Scribner 2021

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Summary: In India, Pakistan, and China, being born a girl can be an instant death sentence. This program-winner of the Albert Londres Prize, France's highest award for journalism-unflinchingly examines the cultural, economic, and political reasons for the systematic elimination of females in Asia and considers the implications of the dramatic demographic disruption that will likely occur as a result of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2006

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Klengel, Katja

Summary: Cartoonist Katja Klengel tackles the subjects that have shaped her life: from body shaming to the exploration of female sexuality, from the representation of women in the media, and the social pressure on women who have not yet started a family all with a sense of humor, an open heart, and an unsparing candor.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Archaia 2021

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 741.5 KLE

Northrup, Christiane

Summary: Completely revised and updated for a new generation of health-conscious and empowered women, the New York Times bestselling guide to physical and emotional wellness for women 35 and up--from fertility, breast, and menstrual issues, to the best nutrition, treatments for fibroids, and hormone replacement therapies in perimenopause and menopause. First published in 1994, Women's Bodies, Women's...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2020

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Northrup, Christiane.

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Publisher / Publication Date: Bantam Books 2006

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1 available in Adult, Call number: 618.12 Northrup

Summary: The last few decades have seen a dramatic increase in cases of low sperm count, sperm abnormalities, and testicular cancer—while, in more than 20 industrialized nations, the male birth rate has steadily declined. This program examines the phenomenon and its likely cause: synthetic chemicals found in everything from common plastics to meat and dairy products. Investigating these so-called...

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Publisher / Publication Date: Films Media Group 2009

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Rankin, Lissa.

Summary: An informative and yet light-hearted look at various issues related to women's health.

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Publisher / Publication Date: St. Martin's Griffin 2010

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.1 RAN

Hudson, Tori.

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Publisher / Publication Date: McGraw-Hill 2008

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.106 HUD

Selvaratnam, Tanya.

Summary: Set aside the "mommy wars." This work is for the women who have been left out of the discussion until now. Selvaratnam shares her personal story and surveys the landscape for the women of her generation who delayed motherhood only to find that they couldn't have a child when they were ready. She discusses how her generation, seeking to be different from their mothers, "reap the benefits of...

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2014

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1 available in Adult Non-fiction, Call number: 618.39 SEL

Thornton, R. Scott.

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Publisher / Publication Date: 2013

Copies Available at Kingsley

1 available in Adult, Call number: 618 THO

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