Anita Kulkarni

Dr. Anita Kulkarni is a board-certified plastic surgeon and founder of DC Plastic Surgery Boutique: For Women By Women. Dr. Kulkarni specializes in breasts & bellies after babies, as well as breast cancer reconstruction. Her upcoming book, "The Essential Guide to Your Body After Babies" will be available in fall 2019. When she's not taking care of patients, she is mama to two sweet girls, Shyla (6) and Talia (3) in the Palisades. She and her husband love to explore the DC restaurant scene and take their children on epic international adventures! Dr. Kulkarni is on Instagram & Twitter @anitakulkarnimd and can be reached at

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5 Lessons Learned for International Travel with Little Kids

My husband and I have always been travelers. Before we had children, we made our best memories in far-flung places around the globe... kayaking through the mangroves in Malaysia, watching the sunset light up the Aegean sea from the...