Tamika Auguste MD

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Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist

Tamika Auguste, MD, is a board certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist at MedStar Washington Hospital Center and is very active in legislative issues concerning women’s health, education and patient safety.

 

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What makes a hospital ‘baby-friendly’?

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
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, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
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, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
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, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
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, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
March 28, 2017

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

What to expect during pregnancy if you have a heart condition

by Tamika Auguste, MD, Obstetrician and Gynecologist
February 01, 2017

Common tests during pregnancy include ultrasounds and blood sugar screenings. But heart tests – such as electrocardiograms (EKGs) – are…