29 min

Dr. Mommy: The Balance between being a Mom and practicing Medicine MDFEME THE PODCAST

    • Health & Fitness

Dr Jana Mckenzie, Dr Kandice Waul Bennet discuss with Dr Kristen Scatliffe and Dr Akua Ampadu about the balance required to have a  family and a career in medicine.

 Some of the questions they address:


When is the right time to have a baby? 
Are Residency programs supportive of expectant mothers? 
How much time do you get off for postpartum? 
Breastfeeding and Pumping is not sexual! 
Mothers can be successful physicians and can pursue fellowships and research etc. Having a Family is not a distraction.
We should always check ourselves and make sure we are being supportive of our peers that are expecting.
Child care is expensive! Raising young children is workHealth insurance costs changes with each pregnancy. That's because you're charged for each person covered by your plan.
Mom guilt! How to manage?


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This episode is sponsored by
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Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mdfeme-inc/support

Dr Jana Mckenzie, Dr Kandice Waul Bennet discuss with Dr Kristen Scatliffe and Dr Akua Ampadu about the balance required to have a  family and a career in medicine.

 Some of the questions they address:


When is the right time to have a baby? 
Are Residency programs supportive of expectant mothers? 
How much time do you get off for postpartum? 
Breastfeeding and Pumping is not sexual! 
Mothers can be successful physicians and can pursue fellowships and research etc. Having a Family is not a distraction.
We should always check ourselves and make sure we are being supportive of our peers that are expecting.
Child care is expensive! Raising young children is workHealth insurance costs changes with each pregnancy. That's because you're charged for each person covered by your plan.
Mom guilt! How to manage?


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This episode is sponsored by
· Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/mdfeme-inc/support

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