"The Yale Guide to Women's Reproductive Health" by Mary Jane Minkin

The Yale Guide to Women's Reproductive Health From Menarche to Menopause Mary Jane Minkin, Carol V. Wright, Ph.D.

Publication date:
03 Jun 2003
416 pages: 234 x 178 x 38mm
33 illustrations, bibliog references, index

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A gynaecologist explains how to make the best choices for female reproductive health in this easy-to-read guide. It is designed for every woman who has wished for an unhurried, personal conversation with a sympathetic doctor who will answer her questions about reproductive health. Dr. Mary Jane Minkin, a gynaecologist practising for more than 25 years, presents a complete and up-to-date guide to a healthy reproductive system for women in their teens through middle age. The volume responds to questions about the gynaecological issues that concern women today, including sexual activity, contraception and family planning. It covers how the female body works, what problems may arise and what solutions are available; in short, it seeks to enable women to become better prepared to participate in their own health care and to make healthy decisions.

Mary Jane Minkin, M.D., is clinical professor of obstetrics and gynaecology at Yale University School of Medicine and has a private practice in the New Haven area. She is widely known in the field of gynaecology and is interviewed regularly on public radio and by other media. She writes a monthly column for Prevention magazine. Carol V. Wright, Ph.D., writes on topics related to women's health, travel, and cooking, and is the author of two books in the Blue Guide series: New York and Museums and Galleries of New York.

"A clear, readable, and comprehensive book that explains things you never learned in school, but should have, about your body." Alan H. DeCherney, M.D., University of California, Los Angeles