An authoritative yet girlfriend-friendly health book for teen and tween girls written by CBS News Medical Correspondent Dr. Jennifer Ashton AS an ob-gyn specialing in adolescent care, Dr. Jennifer Ashton understands better than anyone that being a teenage girl these days is fraught with a special kind of angst. But in her practice she talks openly and nonjudgementally to her young patients like a good friend, answering each of their questions respectfully and with candor. Now she shartes this advice in a no-holds-barred guidebook, based on her passion to cut through the embarrassment that girls often feel about their changing bodies and to arm them with the knowledge they need to make smart choices. A comprehensive guide from head to toe, The Body Scoop for Girls covers the basics of puberty and beyond, including: acBreast development and nipple bumps acThe decision to wait to have sex, and the benefits of waiting acBirth control acThe lowdown on STIs acEating Disorders acDepression and hormone imbalances acGrooming, from hair removal to hygiene products acBody piercings Writing in a funny and fresh, girl-to-girl voice, Dr. Ashton has created a totally up-to-date health book that speaks directly to young women and the unique pressures they face today. From a doctor who qgets it, q The Body Scoop for Girls makes the road to womanhood an empowering one.Chlamydia does its dirty work inside your body, potentially scarring and damaging your fallopian tubes. ... TREATMENT. Nobody ever makes an appointment to see me about chlamydiaasince it has no obvious symptoms, my patients never even know they ... Ita#39;s an easy, fast, painless test: We touch a Q-tip to the opening of the cervix for ten to twenty seconds and then send it for a culture or DNA test.
|Title||:||The Body Scoop for Girls|
|Author||:||Christine Rojo, Jennifer Ashton M.D., Ob-Gyn|
|Publisher||:||Penguin - 2009-12-29|