Pros and cons of an episiotomy
OBGYN Sheryl Ross, MD, explains what an episiotomy is, and the pros of cons for women of having an episiotomy before childbirth
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Sheryl Ross, MD
Obstetrician & Gynecologist
Sheryl A. Ross, MD, received her OB/GYN training at the University of Southern California School of Medicine and she was honored with two teaching awards as a senior medical resident. She was a medical consultant on the books Expecting Fitness and Two at a Time. She also has appeared on MTV, consulted for Fit Pregnancy, People, In Touch, and Shape Magazine. She has been in private practice in Santa Monica, California for the past 20 years. In addition to her medical practice, Dr. Ross was the President of the Upper and Middle Division of Brentwood School and has been on the board of Planned Parenthood, Los Angeles, for three years. She is married and has three children.