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Author Westheimer, Ruth K. (Ruth Karola), 1928-

Title Sexually speaking : what every woman needs to know about sexual health / Ruth K. Westheimer, Amos Grunebaum, and Pierre Lehu.

Imprint Hoboken, N.J. : John Wiley & Sons, c2012.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    613.0424 WES    Available
Description xii, 226 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents How to have a happy, healthy sex life -- Everything you wanted to know about your vagina but were too afraid to ask -- All about your monthly cycle -- Getting the most out of your visit to the gynecologist -- What can go wrong -- Avoiding pregnancy -- Planning for pregnancy -- A healthy pregnancy -- Perimenopause and menopause -- Enjoy your body at any age.
Summary "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"-- Provided by publisher.
Subject Women -- Health and hygiene.
Sexual health.
Added Author Gr√ľnebaum, Amos.
Lehu, Pierre A.
ISBN 9780470643358 (hbk.)
0470643358 (hbk.)

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