Tamika Auguste MD

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Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology

Tamika Auguste, MD, is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center. Dr. Auguste also serves as chair of Ob/Gyn Clinical Practice Council at MedStar Health, and as associate medical director of the MedStar Health Simulation Training & Education Lab (SiTEL).

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How Climate Change Can Affect Pregnancy

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
August 18, 2020

Being pregnant in the District of Columbia may be hazardous to your unborn baby’s health and to yours—and climate change…

What makes a hospital ‘baby-friendly’?

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
July 19, 2017

Gone are the days when you’d stand at a window and gaze at 15 babies lined up in bassinets in…

How many people should be in the delivery room?

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
June 12, 2017

Most of the time, welcoming a life is a beautiful, amazing moment. I understand the urge to want to share…

3 questions to ask before downloading a pregnancy app

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
April 27, 2017

If you Google “pregnancy apps,” there’s no shortage of articles with titles such as “10 best pregnancy apps” or “Must-have…

Not your mom’s IUD: Renewed focus on LARCs

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
April 17, 2017

I often speak with women who are curious – and sometimes apprehensive – about birth control. This gives me the…

2 reasons we’re seeing more high-risk pregnancies in D.C.

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrics and Gynecology
March 28, 2017

We care for about 3,500 pregnant women every year. While that number has remained fairly steady over the past decade,…