I found the need for a site like EmpowHer before and after having my C-section. I had a high-risk pregnancy and my doctor told me I needed a C-section. I was surprised that the doctor’s office did not have any printed information about C-sections, and I had to gain most of my knowledge from asking friends who'd had one. Still, while researching on my own, I was surprised by how much I didn’t know about this process. I also wasn’t aware or prepared for the pain I had immediately after the surgery or in the months following it.
On January 21, 2011, the Greater Southwest Chapter of the Arthritis Foundation presented Michelle King Robson, Founder, Chairperson and CEO of EmpowHER, with the “Best Supporting Role in a ...
January 24, 2011 - 10:50am
Joanna recalls the thyroid test she had to learn more about her developing condition.
January 21, 2010 - 10:29am
Joanna explains when she found out she had a developing hypothyroid condition.
January 18, 2010 - 2:05pm
Joanna discusses how her daughter’s ear tubes reduced the frequency of her chronic ear infections.
December 14, 2009 - 4:51pm
Apparently, the place for back surgeries in Philly is called The Rothman Institute http://www.rothmaninstitute.com/
Here are 3 surgeons who came recommended:
Dr. Greg Anderson: ...
December 7, 2009 - 9:39am
Joanna explains why she has decided to undergo the uterine fibroid myomectomy procedure.
November 6, 2009 - 2:19pm
Joanna discusses the research she conducted to determine which uterine fibroid procedure was best for her.
November 6, 2009 - 1:58pm
Joanna expresses her fears leading up to her uterine fibroid myomectomy procedure.
November 6, 2009 - 1:41pm
Joanna offers advice for women with uterine fibroids.
November 6, 2009 - 12:56pm
Joanna explains what she has learned about uterine fibroids.
November 6, 2009 - 12:47pm
Joanna describes recovering from her cesearean section and returning home with a new baby.
November 6, 2009 - 11:27am
Joanna recalls her cesearean section delivery.
November 6, 2009 - 11:05am
Joanna describes undergoing an ultrasound.
November 6, 2009 - 10:50am
Joanna recalls how she discovered she was pregnant.
November 6, 2009 - 10:40am
Joanna discusses the difficulty she had conceiving.
November 4, 2009 - 4:55pm
I am not sure whether or not to get a flu shot this year. What do you think? Are you going to get one? Why or why not?
October 10, 2009 - 6:19pm
I know -- I want it ALL! I am looking for recipes with 8 ingredients or less that take 30 mins. or less to prepare. The dishes need to be healthy and great-tasting, too. If you have a recipe to ...
October 5, 2009 - 12:11pm
When we last left my story, I was a couple of days out from my surgery to remove my uterine fibroid. The fibroid was partially intramuscular and subserosal and was pressing on my bladder. The ...
September 8, 2009 - 11:00am
As many of you in the EmpowHer community may already know, I have a uterine fibroid that is pressing on my bladder. Right now, I can only sleep sitting up. I have been existing on very little ...
August 17, 2009 - 4:02pm
Joanna introduces herself explains how she knew her young daughter had an ear infection.
July 28, 2009 - 2:30pm
Joanna describes how she tried to comfort her young daughter at the doctor's office.
July 28, 2009 - 2:25pm
Joanna explains how frequently her daughter suffers from ear infections.
July 28, 2009 - 2:19pm
Joanna shares if the pediatrician recommended she bring her daughter to an ear specialist.
July 28, 2009 - 2:11pm
Joanna explains how her daughter's chronic ear infections were helped by the ear, nose and throat (ENT) doctor.
July 28, 2009 - 2:04pm
Joanna explains if she checks for possible developing cancers because of her extensive family history.
June 25, 2009 - 4:52pm
Joanna recalls if cancer runs in her family.
June 25, 2009 - 4:48pm
Joanna shared her experience diagnosing her hypothyroid condition.
June 25, 2009 - 4:44pm
Joanna describes what happened once her acupuncturist noticed her thyroid disorder.
June 25, 2009 - 4:40pm
Although not yet clinically diagnosed, Joanna describes her hypothyroid symptoms.
June 25, 2009 - 4:31pm
Joanna describes if she has always watched for a developing thyroid condition because of her family history of problem.
June 25, 2009 - 4:26pm
Joanna recalls if thyroid conditions run in her family.
June 25, 2009 - 4:21pm
Joanna explains how she coped with the fear of the unknown while discovering if she had hypothyroidism.
June 25, 2009 - 4:15pm
Joanna explains why she took the basal body temperature test.
June 25, 2009 - 4:09pm
Joanna explains if she was concerned when she found out that her basal body temperature was below normal.
June 25, 2009 - 4:04pm
For those of you following my story, you may remember I have been dealing with issues such as a slightly hypo thyroid condition, a low progesterone level and a uterine fibroid.
Well, here is ...
June 23, 2009 - 10:13am