Sexually Speaking: What Every Woman Needs to Know about Sexual Health

Overview

The ultimate women's guide to sexual health-new from Dr. Ruth In this down-to-earth guide, celebrated sex expert and bestselling author Dr. Ruth Westheimer teams up with prominent gynecologist at Cornell and New York Presbyterian Medical Centers, Dr. Amos Grunebaum, to address the most pressing health issues women face today. Written in Dr. Ruth's refreshingly candid and lively style, it gives you everything you need to take charge of your health-from finding a gynecologist to having a happy sex life to planning ...

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Overview

The ultimate women's guide to sexual health-new from Dr. Ruth In this down-to-earth guide, celebrated sex expert and bestselling author Dr. Ruth Westheimer teams up with prominent gynecologist at Cornell and New York Presbyterian Medical Centers, Dr. Amos Grunebaum, to address the most pressing health issues women face today. Written in Dr. Ruth's refreshingly candid and lively style, it gives you everything you need to take charge of your health-from finding a gynecologist to having a happy sex life to planning or avoiding a pregnancy. With practical advice and information for every age and stage of a woman's life, Sexually Speaking is an invaluable reference you will turn to again and again.
• Covers everything you've ever wanted to know about women's health — from celebrated sex expert and therapist Dr. Ruth and top gynecologist Dr. Amos
• Addresses questions related to sexuality, hormones, STDs, pregnancy, menopause, fibroids, ovarian cancer, and other women's health concerns
• Helps you overcome embarrassment and other common obstacles to understanding and safeguarding your personal health
• Combines Dr. Ruth's straightforward, reassuring approach to some of the more challenging and uncomfortable concerns related to women's health and the expertise of Dr. Amos, who has seen it all — from routine exams to high risk births

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780470643358
  • Publisher: Turner Publishing Company
  • Publication date: 12/27/2011
  • Edition description: First Edition
  • Edition number: 1
  • Pages: 240
  • Sales rank: 971,754
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 9.10 (h) x 0.80 (d)

Meet the Author

Dr. Ruth Westheimer is a beloved global celebrity—she has been the most visible sex therapist in the world for more than thirty years. Dr. Ruth has taught at Yale, Princeton, and NYU. She is a bestselling author whose wisdom and wit have been showcased on radio and television and in more than thirty-five books, including Sex For Dummies and Dr. Ruth's Top 10 Secrets for Great Sex.

Dr. Amos Grunebaum is one of New York's leading obstetricians and gynecologists. He is an Associate Professor of Clinical Ob/Gyn at the Weill Cornell Medical College as well as the Director of Obstetrics and the Chief of Labor & Delivery at New York-Presbyterian Hospital and the Weill Cornell Medical Center in New York City.

Pierre Lehu is a writer and publicist who has been working with Dr. Ruth for three decades.

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Table of Contents

Preface vii

Acknowledgments xi

Introduction 1

1 How to Have a Happy, Healthy Sex Life 5

2 Everything You Wanted to Know about Your Vagina but Were Too Afraid to Ask 19

3 All about Your Monthly Cycle 33

4 Getting the Most Out of Your Visit to the Gynecologist 43

5 What Can Go Wrong 81

6 Avoiding Pregnancy 127

7 Planning for Pregnancy 141

8 A Healthy Pregnancy 165

9 Perimenopause and Menopause 183

10 Enjoy Your Body at Any Age 199

Afterword 215

Appendix: Sexually Speaking Illustrations 217

Index 221

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 14, 2012

    Great

    After i read this i made all the women in my family read it too.

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