Jacqueline Walters, MD affectionately known as, Dr. Jackie, is a board certified Ob/Gyn based in Atlanta, GA. With Atlanta being the hub of Growing Up Hip Hop Atlanta, Real Housewives of Atlanta, Little Women: Atlanta, Tyler Perry Studios, Quality Control, So So Def, Dish Nation and many other entertainment powerhouses, it is now dubbed the new 'Black Hollywood.’
Married to Medicine star, Dr. Contessa Metcalfe, shares her everyday life and struggles on reality tv. She disclosed on the show that her mother passed away from breast cancer. She has a deep fear that she is genetically predisposed to developing breast cancer. Many women with her family history opt for regular mammograms and frequent checks. However, Dr. Contessa instead opted to undergo a double mastectomy.
In this video, we explore the idea of mastectomy as a means to prevent breast cancer.
Time for a Pit Stop
Do you ever get the feeling that you are deeply involved with the hectic tasks of keeping yourself and your family on track? It’s like you’re racing toward your goals and striving to keep up with the pace of life’s ever evolving responsibilities.
We often take on a lot of responsibilities from our own ambitions, goals, and desires. Also, we take on responsibilities in our work, businesses, family and community.
Mama Engines Need Premium Fuel
I’m at a place in my life when I have more on my plate than I have ever had before. Because of these increased responsibilities, I find myself saying to myself “I don’t have time” to prepare healthy meals and fresh juice.
It’s ironic that I find myself in this predicament because I used live foods, herbs and fresh juice to heal myself from chronic illness. How can I abandon what got me here today?
The fourth trimester is an important time in a mother's life. In this podcast interview with Mahogany Momology, Sister Freya discusses strategies for a successful postpartum time. Listen to this podcast recording to gain insights on pregnancy, postpartum and Black motherhood.
My journey in motherhood began in 2014 when I found out that I was pregnant with my oldest son, Jarvis Jr. I immediately knew that I wanted to breastfeed. In my mind, formula was not an option.
My mother breastfed me and informed me of the benefits during my childhood. I was determined to give my children those same benefits by following in her footsteps. For me, it was the only way to go.
However, things didn't pan out exactly how I hoped they would once I delivered Jarvis Jr.