Kristin Prentiss Ott, M.D.

Our Church Break-up, Part I: Falling in Love (to a Journey Soundtrack)

My husband, Mickey, and I pored over church websites like dating profiles.  When you move to a new city, without any family or friends, you start from scratch.  We needed to find a new church and we didn’t really know…
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The Truth about What We Do in Bed

When I was young, we didn’t fly to our family vacation destinations; we drove.  Hours and hours in the car, lunches from a cooler at roadside rest stops and lots of breakfasts at Waffle Houses.  The only redeeming quality I…
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Public vs. Private: The Hard Truth About Savannah Schools

August 2014: On the first day of school, I pulled into the tree-lined, landscaped campus of the most expensive private school in Savannah with my new pre-kindergartner and accidentally found myself in a parade of decorated luxury vehicles being driven by…
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The Truth about Why I Chose a C-Section

I did it. I chose a primary elective C-section. In a culture heavy with pressure for “natural” births – I chose the opposite. Why? It’s complicated, but let me try to explain. Birth IS amazing. I revel in it and…
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HIV: The Truth about Testing

When I was 14, I spent a week at a camp that had a former gang-member as a guest speaker. He was middle-aged, but shorter than I was at 14, which is probably how he got his name, “Jimmy The…
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