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The Intimate Self

The Intimate Self

A Guide To Women's Sexual Health

Shelly Batra
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An invaluable guide for women of all ages
This book addresses every health concern that a woman may have about her body. Beginning with an exhaustive description of the female anatomy, it discusses a variety of subjects-common and complex-related not only to a woman’s body, but also to her emotional and psychological responses. Dr Shelly Batra, gynaecologist and leading expert on women’s health, draws on twenty years of medical experience to demonstrate concrete steps that a woman can take towards identifying and solving her problems in order to lead a healthy and satisfying life. Full of interesting anecdotes, wise advice and shared experience, this book encourages every woman to be fully informed about her body and celebrate her potential.
Supplemented with detailed illustrations, ‘The Intimate Self: A Guide to Women’s Sexual Health includes up-to-date information on:
Puberty, sex and contraception
Infertility
Menopause
Abortion and miscarriage
Effects of smoking and alcohol
Cancer risks

Imprint: India Penguin

Published: Mar/2003

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MRP : ₹350.00

The Intimate Self

A Guide To Women's Sexual Health

Shelly Batra

An invaluable guide for women of all ages
This book addresses every health concern that a woman may have about her body. Beginning with an exhaustive description of the female anatomy, it discusses a variety of subjects-common and complex-related not only to a woman’s body, but also to her emotional and psychological responses. Dr Shelly Batra, gynaecologist and leading expert on women’s health, draws on twenty years of medical experience to demonstrate concrete steps that a woman can take towards identifying and solving her problems in order to lead a healthy and satisfying life. Full of interesting anecdotes, wise advice and shared experience, this book encourages every woman to be fully informed about her body and celebrate her potential.
Supplemented with detailed illustrations, ‘The Intimate Self: A Guide to Women’s Sexual Health includes up-to-date information on:
Puberty, sex and contraception
Infertility
Menopause
Abortion and miscarriage
Effects of smoking and alcohol
Cancer risks

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Shelly Batra

Shelly Batra was born in 1960 in Lucknow. She received both her schooling and medical education in Lucknow, from La Martiniere Girls’ School and King George’s Medical College respectively. She has specialized in Obstetrics and Gynaecology, and worked at the prestigious All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. She is an Honorary Consultant for several hospitals in New Delhi and her private practice focuses on high-risk pregnancy, foetal medicine and gynaecological surgery.