Testing Pregnant Women
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
1d ago
Should pregnant and lactating women be participant in clinical drug trials? The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine have published a Consensus Study Report to address how those involved in such clinical drug trials can avoid liability. Is this a good idea? Let's think about this. Let's talk ..read more
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Mom & daughter
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
3d ago
Your baby is growing up. What do you say? How do you prepare her for the physical, mental, hormonal changes that are happening to her body. It's a challenging time for both of you. How to discuss anatomy, her menses, sexuality in a way that supports and empowers your child ..read more
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40 Weeks - Prenatal labs
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
1w ago
40 Weeks is the name of our new segment dedicated to eliminating maternal racial disparities and reducing maternal mortality. We discuss basic questions about pregnancy. We answer questions from pregnant women that often go unanswered. It"s important to us to share this information so that more women will actively engage and question their prenatal care ..read more
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Let your light shine - My story..
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
1w ago
Each of us has a story of triumphs, failures, loves and losses. Many of us are reluctant to share our stories. Why share? Why expose yourself to negative comments and trolls. We know that have had to endure such negativity. I've been privileged to hear amazing stories from women, especially Black. The stories are impactful. There's understanding and bonding. And there's something that is self affirming when someone hears you. I decided to share some of my own stories. With these stories, I express gratitude those that may never know just how significant there words and actions were to me. You ..read more
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My daughter & her first menstrual cycle. What do I say?
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
1w ago
Welcome to Black Women's Health podcast which has become a platform to advocate for, promote and to answers all those questions that you can't seem to get answered. Here's a daunting topic - your daughter has started her menstrual cycle. She's confused and scared. The sight of that unexpected bleeding is memorable for many of us. Dr. Rahman a board certified OBGYN discussed how you know sexual maturation is occuring, providing suggestions as to how to begun the process of speaking with your daughter ..read more
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40 Weeks- How many prenatal visits? Am I high risk?
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
2w ago
Welcome to 40 Weeks - a segment dedicated to 1) providing information and 2 ) working to reduce maternal mortality . Here were explore questions you may have regarding pregnancy which never got answered, concerns which may have been dismissed. This segment discusses how many prenatal visits are considered standard of care. Is that reasonable? Or should the number of visits depend on your "risk" status? And how do you know if you are "high risk"? This is provided for your consideration. It is informative, And it is not a substitute for prenatal care. As always you should discuss your concerns w ..read more
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Burn-out .
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
2w ago
Burn - out is common. There is a high probability that your primary care doctor, your OBGYN and that doctor you saw in the ER hhas burnout. Minority and female physicians have a greater risk of burn-out. This is not only a problem for physicians. Physician burn-out may affect and partially explain the suboptimal care that you may receive. However burn-out can be addressed. Dr. Tomi Mitchell helps doctors and other persons to engage in self care which she identifies as the first step in resolving burn-out. Hear her personal story and the professional changes she has made to address burn-out ..read more
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Today's Woman- "I need you to explain.."
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
2w ago
We're broadening our horizon, because Black Woman's Podcast has become a platform for women, focusing on Black Women. We've started a mini-series called "40 weeks" discussing pregnancy related issues as we work to eliminate racial maternal health disparities. For non- pregnant women, we've created "Today's Woman" to discuss issues and to answer questions that you may have wanted to have explained. Lastly we will continue with our interview of amazing Black women who are making a contribution. We excited about the changes. Please feel free to share you input and question ..read more
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Black Women's Health Podcast.. "what had happened?!"
Black Women's Health
by Dr. Rahman
3w ago
Like being in labor.. it's not always easy. And it's taken longer than we wanted. However, we are delivering- starting with "40 weeks" a mini-series with "need to know" basic information about pregnancy that you may have been too embarrassed to ask, also female health news/commentary with a focus on how Black women may be impacted with continued interviews with Black women who are making a difference. We've birthed a health platform and become reliable resource of information for Black women. Check us out. We welcome feedback, likes and subscribers. And remember to never underestimate a Black ..read more
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The Joys of Aging: Ask a Black Woman
Black Women’s Health
by Dr. Rahman
1M ago
Peri- menopausal? Post -menopausal? What are the joys of aging. Do you have questions about aging? Need help. Listen to a Black Woman. 1. Maya Angelou - describes aging as "delicious" https://youtu.be/VNT9xqu9oJE?si=ZxY42X0TW1PY4JiI 2. Gayle King demonstrates that sexy is not an age nor a size. Sexy is an attitude. https://swimsuit.si.com/swimsuit/model/gayle-king-2024-si-swimsuit-photos 3. Halle Berry embraces the changes https://youtu.be/pztbO1eh3gc?si=4T5q6-_TnZruNLDY ..read more
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