Co-parenting well after divorce

Sharmsah Amersi, MD Obstetrician & Gynocologist, shares advice for divorce parents on keys to be successful co-parents
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Co-parenting well after divorce

A good co-parenting relationship after a divorce is the most important thing you can give your child. I remind myself every day that my exhusband gave me the greatest gift of my life, which is this child. He is always going to be my family and the father of this child. I remind myself that we are one family. We are at two homes, but one family. The first thing I would suggest is relinquish control. Don´t micromanage. When your child leaves your house, trust that he is going to a parent that loves him as much as you do. Don´t overreact. Things aren´t going to be done the way you want them to whether or not you were living in the same house. When something is not done, make yourself stop from sending that angry text message or that email. It´s not worth it. Most of all, just realize it´s not worth it to worry. My son will call me and say laughingly mommy, I know you are going to have a freak out but it´s not too much blood at daddy´s house. But I hurt myself. And you just have to laugh and realize it´s really going to be okay.
ALL PARENTS, Divorce, Co-Parenting

Sharmsah Amersi, MD Obstetrician & Gynocologist, shares advice for divorce parents on keys to be successful co-parents


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Shamsah Amersi, MD

Obstetrician & Gynecologist

Shamsah Amersi, MD is a preeminent Board Certified physician in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She received her undergraduate degree in psychobiology from UCLA, where she graduated summa cum laude, with Phi Beta Kappa membership. At the prestigious, UC San Francisco medical school, Dr. Amersi graduated with top honors, and was recognized as a distinguished member of alpha omega alpha, an honor society for the top 5% of all medical doctors.

Dr. Amersi has received numerous professional and academic awards, including the University of California Distinguished Scholar Award for four consecutive years, an endowed merit scholarship, and the UCLA Alumni Association Achievement Award for four consecutive years. Through her private practice in Santa Monica, CA, Dr. Amersi is the personal physician to several Hollywood A-list celebrities. Dr. Amersi has been in private practice as an obstetrician/gynecologist for over ten years. She specializes in natural child birth, offers VBACs to her patients, and focuses on natural conservative treatment options, minimally invasive surgery, and bioidentical hormone replacement. Her favorite part of her job is delivering babies and sharing this intimate journey with her patients. She provides comprehensive compassionate care for all phases of a woman's life from adolescence through menopause.  Her special interest in female sexuality, libido and the effects of childbirth on pelvic prolapse has led to Dr. Amersi's renowned expertise in these fields. She performs both surgical and nonsurgical treatments for pelvic prolapse and vaginal relaxation.


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