Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D.

Health Professional

Robin Elise Weiss, Ph.D., LCCE, CLC, AdvCD(DONA) is a childbirth educator, doula, founder of Childbirth.org, and the award-winning pregnancy and parenting author of “The Complete Illustrated Guide to Pregnancy” and more than 10 other books. Between her nine children, teaching childbirth classes, and attending births for more than two decades, she has built up an impressive and practical knowledge base. You can follow Robin on Twitter @RobinPregnancy, Instagram, and Facebook.

Conditions Covered:Pregnancy, Pregnancy & Fertility, Sexual Health, Women's Health

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Birth Control Side Effects: A Guide

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Preparing for Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes

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Obesity and Pregnancy: How to Beat Food Cravings

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Does Your Menstrual Cycle Affect Bladder Control?

Learn what the research says about whether there is a relationship between your period and urinary incontinence.

Thriving With Asthma in Pregnancy

Learn about the risks of uncontrolled asthma during pregnancy the effects it can have on your baby. Find out how medications and treatment can affect pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Acid Reflux in Pregnancy: Causes and Treatments

There are many ways to handle GERD when pregnant, from dietary changes to over-the-counter meds.

What Causes Bleeding Between Periods?

It’s normal to worry, but know that there are many different reasons for abnormal bleeding that can be easily treated.

Sex During Pregnancy: What to Expect

Is it safe to have sex while pregnant? What changes may occur? Get the answers here.