The Vagibonds Podcast

The Vagibonds Podcast

Latest Episodes

The Disposable Organ: The Placenta
August 13, 2019

Placentas are cool.  They're the interface between baby and mother.  They are manufactured on demand, and disposed of when they're not needed anymore. Unlike other organs you can eat them even if they're from a human, if that's how you roll,

Shoulder Dystocia
July 03, 2019

Sometimes, babies get stuck on their trip along the birth canal.  We’ve covered breech births in a previous episode, but another cause is shoulder dystocia–the baby’s shoulder gets caught on the front of the mothers pelvis.

Preterm premature rupture of the membranes
June 10, 2019

Drs. Corbin and Katee and their mansplainer Dave have taken a couple months off to get their lives together.  But they’re back to drop some knowledge about PPROM (Preterm premature rupture of the membranes). E-mail: thevagibondspodcast@gmail.

Emergency Contraception
March 10, 2019

Drs. Corbin and Katee have been promising an episode on emergency contraception, and here it is!  Katee takes us through the options for emergency contraception, what emergency contraception is and what it isn’t, the side effects,

ACOG Committee Opinion: Treating The Obese Patient
February 16, 2019

The American Congress of Gynecology has issued a ‘committee opinion’–which OB/Gyns like Drs. Katee and Corbin use to guide their treatment decisions according to the best evidence available.  We discuss what ACOG thinks OB/Gyns should do for their obes...

Choosing between Family Medicine and OB/Gyn
January 22, 2019

We got a lovely email from listener Kristin, a first-year medical student who’s trying to decide between OB/Gyn and Family Medicine.  So it’s pretty lucky that Dr. Katie is married to a family med doc, Dr. Adam Verhoef.

Drug Shortages (Rebirthed)
January 16, 2019

That drug you count on?  It might not always be around. The Vagibonds talk about why shortages of medicines and medical supplies happen and what common items are in short supply right now.  Plus the implant Essure is taken off the market.

Things Your OB/Gyn Wants You to Know
January 05, 2019

Dr. Katee, inspired by a Women’s Health article she read, discusses the things OB/Gyns want you to know but won’t tell you.  Except that she and Dr. Corbin will tell you because that’s how they roll.  And Dave puzzles over a thoughtful article in the A...

Zika Virus (Rebirthed)
December 12, 2018

[This is a previously released episode. Enjoy!] The Zika virus caused quite the stir in the news a couple years ago.  It made few people feel sick…but its effects on developing fetuses was horrifying, causing multiple, profound birth defects.

Breech Birth
December 06, 2018

Dr. Corbin takes us on a journey into breech birth, something many are familiar with because of the condition’s associate with c-sections (stay tuned for a future show on that).  The term, of course, refers to the fact that the baby is improperly posit...