Dr. Jennifer Lincoln
“I love working as an OB-GYN because I get to care for women at some of the most exciting but also difficult times of their lives, and I hope my presence makes those moments more meaningful. No two days are the same, and the ability to help a woman understand her body and feel empowered to take charge of her health brings me immense joy.”
- Medical Director at Providence Portland Medical Center Mother/Baby Postpartum Clinic, 2019–present
- Creative Learning Fund Partner at TikTok to promote educational health content on the platform, 2020–present
- Board Member of Northwest Mothers Milk Bank, 2018–present
- Board Member of the Society of OB-GYN Hospitalists, 2017–present
- Prenatal and Breastfeeding Content Medical Advisor, 2017–present
- Medical Director at Bundoo, a pregnancy and parenting website, 2013–present
- International Board-Certified Lactation Consultant
- Fellow of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
- Medical degree from Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, LA, 2007
- Residency in Obstetrics and Gynecology at Oregon Health and Science University, Portland, OR, 2007–2011
- Bachelor of Science in Biology, Chemistry and English, summa cum laude from Washington College, Chestertown, MD, 2003
- Let’s Talk About Down There: An OB-GYN Answers All Your Burning Questions...without Making You Feel Embarrassed for Asking. Andrews McMeel Publishing, 2021.
My Journey in Medicine
In my work as an OB hospitalist, the majority of my days are spent supporting women in labor and delivering babies. I love the fast pace and excitement this job brings and enjoy meeting my patients at such an important point in their lives! Medical training taught me a lot, but actually going through birth twice and parenting my kids gave me a whole new perspective on the experience.
After I had my first child, I realized how little breastfeeding education I had received in my training to become an OB-GYN and decided to take on the ninety hours of lectures and 1,000 hours of clinical experience it took to become a Certified Lactation Consultant. I am so glad to have made this decision, as it has made me a better obstetrician.
Beyond practicing medicine, I enjoy educating women about their bodies through various outlets, empowering them to make informed decisions and truly care for themselves. In my book, Let’s Talk About Down There, I address all sorts of topics related to vaginal and reproductive health, like hormones, menstrual cups, birth control, and more. I am also active on social media, where I provide evidence-based, myth-busting sex ed to millions of followers on TikTok and Instagram. There are so many misconceptions floating around on the internet about the female body, and I aim to combat all that through my content. Finally, at The Wellness Network, Bundoo, and here at Flo, I enjoy writing and reviewing medical articles.
I believe that women deserve doctors who are approachable, caring, and honest — who really take the time to listen to their concerns and see them as a person. My patients teach me so much every day, and although the work is hard at times, it’s so worth it.
I love sipping a great cup of coffee, reading good books, and hiking. Luckily for me, it’s easy to do all three of those in Portland!
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