Over the years we have traveled to: England, France, Germany, Switzerland, Cuba, Jamaica, Belize, New Zealand, Iran, China, Japan, Nicaragua, Puerto Rico, Mexico. We have shared self-help with women in every circumstance. In tents in Mexico showing public health workers, in a senate office in Washington DC for legislative aides, in churches, YWCA's, women's centers and clubs. In London we did self-help in a center run by Wages for Housework where prostitutes could come for services. After a trip to Germany, women in Berlin started their own health center, the Feminist Frauen Gezundheit Zentrum (http://www.ffgz.de/). They shared self-help and did diaphragm and Cervical Cap fittings in a building they squatted. In Nicaragua we attended the annual Medical Conference where we learned that death from illegal abortion was the number two death of women in the country (war was the first). We spoke at their conference, and then did self help with 200 Nicaraguan Nurses.
My husband and I became empty nesters 3 ½ years ago and moved to Texas from Washington state.  We planned on being here for 3 years and then going back “home”. I can safely say we fell in love with Rockwall, and this is our new home.  My daughter and her family have since moved here while my oldest and his family live in North Carolina. I am blessed with 3 grandchildren and 6 grand puppies!  I am a very lucky Mema!
At Women's Health Specialists of North Texas, we understand that women experience several changes throughout their lives, and that your goals and needs will shift in relation to these changes. That’s why we strive to provide care and services catered to each stage of life, so that we can always accommodate you. Whether you are interested in pregnancy prevention methods, fertility options, prenatal care, or managing menopause, our physicians offer services to meet your needs.
Entertaining and spending time with my crazy husband, insane family and amazing friends mean everything to me!  The more the merrier! I am inspired in my fitness journey by my youngest son. At age 18, he moved to California, planted a church, went to college and lost over 100 pounds.  Two years later, he ran the San Francisco Marathon and is currently training for the Seattle Marathon. I don’t see a marathon in my future, but I am learning to never say never!
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Our specialized physicians share a common goal to make patient care and comfort a priority for our practice. We work to create and develop genuine relationships with each of our patients in order to promote open communication and a safe, relaxed atmosphere within our offices. We feel that the best way to ensure your health and complete satisfaction is to provide comprehensive support for you through each phase of your life.
They opened the first Feminist Women's Health Center in Los Angeles, California. They offered self-help groups for the community. The act of taking the speculum into our own hands prompted a raid of the first health center. The Los Angeles police raided the self-help clinic and Carol Downer was charged with practicing medicine without a license. A jury acquitted her.

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