Your ex's significant other

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Your ex's significant other

With divorce, new people enter your life and some, not by choice. If your ex-partner has a significant other, it is essential for you to befriend this person and to have them become your ally. Refuse to fall into the label of being the "crazy ex-wife" or the "crazy ex-husband." Count on them to become yet another person in your child's life that can love them when you're not present. There's enough love and the more people that love your child, the better. Be secure in your role as a mother or a father and know that you are not replaceable. If you feel that this person is not a good influence on your child's life, don't criticize that person. Discuss your concerns with your ex-husband or ex-wife and voice your opinion of having the best things done for your child. Also realize that sometimes you just don't have control. Trust in the way that you raised your child and the value system that you've instilled in him or her to know that, ultimately, your child will be fine.

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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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