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High Risk: A doctor's notes on pregnancy, birth, and the unexpected Paperback – 3 March 2020

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  • Paperback: 320 pages
  • Publisher: Scribe Publications (3 March 2020)
  • ISBN-10: 192584997X
  • ISBN-13: 978-1925849974
  • Product Dimensions: 15.4 x 2.8 x 23.2 cm
  • Customer Reviews: 4.7 out of 5 stars16 customer ratings

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One doctor's testament to the importance of listening - truly listening - to women and their medical experiences of pregnancy and childbirth.

About the Author

Dr Chavi Karkowsky is a maternal-foetal medicine specialist. She completed medical school in New York City at Mount Sinai School of Medicine and then completed her residency at Harvard. After two years as a generalist obstetrician-gynaecologist, she entered fellowship at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine, where she is currently an assistant professor in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Women's Health. She is also the medical director of the largest teaching OBGYN clinic within their system. She is an active member of both the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists as well as the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and is fully board-certified in both OBGYN as well as maternal-foetal medicine. In addition to her clinical practice, she has published essays and op-eds in The Daily Beast, the Atlantic, Health Magazine, Slate, and the Washington Post.

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