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Pregnancy, periods and breast feeding are the most common questions for female divers as can be noted from the post here on SB. Many women are hesitant to ask these questions if there are men in the class, so if I'm teaching women in a class I automatically address these issues so they won't be "forced" to ask.
Thanks for the input so far. As I'm trying to build a "library" of resource articles for women to go to (should they not have an instructor like JBD) when they have questions. So this is a great start for topics.
Annasea...I would have hit the "while pregnant" but missed the "while trying to get pregnant" one. So, these are quite helpful.
Keep 'em coming, as I will be writing, not only for GirlDiver, but for other pub's for the next few years...so I'm pretty sure everything will eventually get covered.
In response to your previously posted list of books for "doing a paper on women diving"...I was impressed. While that's a great resource for "me" to read...I'm writing for an audience that is new to scuba...possibly still trying to get through their OW book or haven't yet begun, so trying to write shorter, lighter articles, still addressing the subjects.
(BTW...I've actually printed that list off and the ones that I haven't read are on my goal list!)
And Geodive...while I didn't ponder that about MY instructor, I've met many instructors that I would have pondered that about...that's a good one!