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    Are Vaginal Moisturizing Melts Safe? An OB/GYN Weighs In

    Vaginal moisturizing “melts” are suppositories made of natural oils that contain added scents and flavors. They're trendy -- but are they safe?

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    Am I Too Old to Have a Baby?

    As I scroll through my social media feed, I understand how my patients might be confused about the relationship between age and pregnancy. ...

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    How to Treat Vaginal Dryness In Menopause

    Menopause often causes women to experience vaginal dryness, which can mean painful and less enjoyable sex.

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    One Doctor’s Plan for Graceful Aging

    I recently got invited to a "Botox & Bagels Party," and it really sent me into a tailspin. Am I at the age where I need a whole new arsenal ...

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    Mammogram at 40? What to Consider

    Next month I’ll turn 40 – time to consider getting a mammogram. As you may have noticed in the headlines and on your FB feed, it’s not a ...

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    Exercise for Your Vagina

    It’s worshipped in some cultures, taboo in others, but ultimately, the vagina is an amazingly versatile muscular tube with a variety of ...

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  • Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO

    Heather Rupe, DO, is a board-certified OB/GYN in private practice in Franklin, TN, and serves as the vice chief of staff at Williamson Medical Center. She is the co-author of The Pregnancy Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey to Motherhood and The Baby Companion: A Faith-Filled Guide for Your Journey through Baby’s First Year.