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The Importance of Postpartum Care

The Importance of Postpartum Care

Going through pregnancy and delivery is a big deal for your body and your mind. Getting excellent postpartum care helps you recover well and catches any health issues that may arise.
Oct 10th, 2021
Hepatitis B and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

Hepatitis B and Pregnancy: What You Should Know

Hepatitis B can harm your health and the long-term health of your baby. But by taking some important steps, you can protect yourself and your baby from infection with the hepatitis B virus.
Sep 6th, 2021
Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine?

Who Should Get the HPV Vaccine?

The HPV vaccine is an excellent way to protect people from viruses that can cause a range of cancers. But it’s not recommended for everyone. Learn whether you should roll up your sleeve for an HPV shot.
Aug 11th, 2021

Should I Be Concerned About Irregular Periods?

Are your periods too long? Too short? Do they come too frequently or not often enough? Is your bleeding very heavy or very light? Find out whether your irregular periods merit evaluation by a health care provider.
Jul 13th, 2021

Signs of Pelvic Floor Dysfunction

Are you noticing changes in your urinary or bowel habits? Are you experiencing unexplained pain? You may have pelvic floor dysfunction. Learn the signs of this common women’s health condition.
Jun 29th, 2021

Understanding Infertility and How We Can Help

Infertility has a variety of different causes. Fortunately, many of them can be successfully treated. We work with you to evaluate your reproductive health and create a personalized infertility treatment plan.
May 11th, 2021

The Importance of Prenatal Care

Having regular, high-quality prenatal care during pregnancy is one of the best things you can do for yourself and your baby. Learn why it’s so beneficial and how often you should be seen by your provider.
Apr 1st, 2021

What to Expect at Your Gynecological Exam

Your yearly GYN checkup is a wonderful opportunity for you to learn about your health, receive preventive care, and have all of your questions about sex, periods, pregnancy, birth control, and menopause answered.
Mar 1st, 2021

Understanding the Different Causes of Pelvic Pain

Pelvic pain can interfere with your quality of life and prevent you from doing the activities you enjoy. Learn about some of the most common causes of pelvic pain and what you can do to find relief.
Feb 2nd, 2021

How to Care for Your Baby on the Way

Taking some simple, important steps while you’re pregnant can boost your chances of having a healthy baby and a complication-free pregnancy. Learn how to start taking care of your baby now, before birth.
Jan 1st, 2021

How a Midwife Can Benefit Your Pregnancy Experience

Midwives provide personalized care with an emphasis on giving you the best possible experience. Learn about some of the benefits of receiving your pregnancy and delivery care from a licensed midwife.
Nov 5th, 2020

Why Can't I Get Pregnant?

It can sometimes take months for a woman to conceive. But some gynecological conditions can interfere with pregnancy. If you can’t seem to get pregnant, learn about what may be standing between you and parenthood.
Oct 1st, 2020

6 Tips to Ease Period Pain

Menstrual discomfort is common, but that doesn’t mean you can’t do anything about it. Our providers recommend these 6 helpful tips for reducing your period pain.
Sep 3rd, 2020

Which Form of Birth Control Is Right for You?

Taking a variety of factors into account can help you select a birth control method that best suits your own personal needs. Our providers can help you make the smartest choice for you.
Jul 19th, 2020

Most Common Causes of Infertility

There are many factors that can contribute to a couple’s inability to conceive a baby -- some in the male and some in the female. Luckily, many causes of infertility in women and men can be successfully treated.
Jun 12th, 2020

8 Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy

Don’t wait until you’re pregnant to start taking care of your health. By following these important tips, you can increase your odds of having a healthy baby and an uncomplicated pregnancy.
May 7th, 2020

Pregnancy and Coronavirus

If you’re pregnant in the midst of the current COVID-19 health care crisis, it’s understandable that you have concerns. Let’s take a look at what we know about this virus and its implications for your pregnancy.
Apr 9th, 2020

The Importance of Regular Pap Tests

Thanks to the Pap test, deaths from cervical cancer in the United States have declined dramatically. Are you up to date on your Pap testing? If not, be sure to schedule an appointment for a GYN exam soon.
Feb 24th, 2020
The important first step is discussing your pain and any other symptoms, whether you think they’re related or not, with your

Why You Should Never Ignore Pelvic Pain

Any persistent pain in your pelvic region deserves medical attention, though many tend to ignore these symptoms as part of being a woman. It doesn’t matter if pelvic pain is dull or sharp, constant or intermittent.
Nov 7th, 2019

We have a new website!

Check out our new website with an enhanced reading room! You can now find lots of information about our practice and our services. Our goal is to deliver a great online experience for all patients!
Oct 23rd, 2019

Autumn……First Day

“Autumn is the mellower season, and what we lose in flowers we more than gain in fruits” -Samuel Butler
Oct 1st, 2019

Flu Vaccine…Do you really need it?

If you’ve been to our practice in the last several months for your ob visits, we should have discussed with you flu vaccines and how important it is for you and your baby.
Sep 20th, 2019

The Creaky Pelvis in Pregnancy

Hi everyone! One of the most common complaints we get from our pregnant patients is low back and pelvic pain. There are many reasons for this and they are related to pregnancy itself.
Sep 12th, 2019

The Scent of Light

“Like a great starving beast My body is quivering Fixed On the scent Of Light” Hafiz
Sep 6th, 2019

Confinement and Exercise

It’s interesting to reflect how attitudes about pregnancy have changed. When you come to our office and are given an EDC or “due date’, EDC is actually short for Estimated Date of Confinement.
Sep 3rd, 2019

Celiac Disease and Women

Celiac disease or celiac sprue is a disease that was identified as early as 2nd century AD in present-day Turkey and the cause was unexplained until a Dutch pediatrician recognized an association between eating bread and cereals and relapsing diarrhea.
Aug 31st, 2019

A Life Worthwhile

“Only a life lived for others is a life worthwhile.” -Albert Einstein
Aug 30th, 2019

Dense Breasts in NY State

We are referring to the new law signed by Governor Cuomo which requires all providers of mammography to inform women of dense breasts. Several other states also have this “dense breast” law.
Aug 2nd, 2019

Summer….First Day

“The summer night is a like a perfection of thought.” -Wallace Stevens
Jul 30th, 2019

Should you eat for three?

We previously talked about weight gain when carrying one baby….Do the recommendations change when we’re carrying twins??
Jul 22nd, 2019

Pregnancy Weight Gain

While we are on the topic of weight, we have a lot of questions from our patients about optimal weight gain during pregnancy. Let’s say we gain 30-32 lbs during the pregnancy.
Jul 19th, 2019

Heavy Periods

Most of us have probably experienced heavy periods some time in our lives. Some months may be normal, and other months make us feel like we live in diapers. When we are soaking through a tampon or a pad an hour, that’s probably too heavy.
Jun 13th, 2019

Spring…First Day

“Spring is when life’s alive in everything” -Christina Rossetti
Apr 5th, 2019


“…if in your thought you must measure time into seasons, let each season encircle all the other seasons, And let today embrace the past with remembrance and the future with longing.” Kahil Gibran
Apr 1st, 2019

Valentines and My Achy Breaky Heart

February is the month of love, Valentines and ….Heart Disease Awareness Month. Not so romantic when we consider that heart disease is the Number 1 cause of death for women in the United States!
Feb 7th, 2019

Thinning Bones

Now that the new year is upon us, and almost everyone has a New Year’s resolution to lose weight and exercise more, let’s talk about thinnning bones or osteopenia and osteoporosis.
Feb 1st, 2019