Dr. Kecia Gaither is a double board-certified physician in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine and holds a Masters’ degree in Public Health and an MS/MBA in Healthcare Policy and Research/ Healthcare Leadership. A perinatal consultant and women’s health expert, Gaither’s expertise is grounded in both research and her professional experience in caring for women with diabetes, HIV and obesity in pregnancy.
With more than 20 years of professional experience, driven by her mission to provide exemplary prenatal care to all women regardless of circumstance, Dr. Gaither positively impacts the lives of thousands of women delivering valuable information on a spectrum of women’s health issues via social media, writing, public appearances, media commentary and teaching.
Latest Blog Posts
Respect the Big P: A Closer Look at Preeclampsia
**Originally posted on The Huffington Post Parents** Spring has graciously sprung and with it has come new opportunities, new alliances, and of course new perspectives. As a maternal fetal medicine specialist, my daily menu of high-risk complications like preeclampsia (or as I call it, ‘The BIG P’) is commonplace – something general OB/GYNs, countless other maternal fetal medicine specialists (present [...]
Manicures, Miscarriages, and Mayhem
**Originally Posted by The Huffington Post - Healthy Living** Since my medical school training, medicine as an art has expanded itself. Among its many facets, has emerged the field of epigenetics - or simply put, the science of how the environment impacts our core functioning as humans—at the molecular level of things. I have spoken of this topic before but [...]
Space: It Is NOT The Final Frontier
In 1966, American television was taken by storm with a different kind of series -- enter "Star Trek." It explored "brave new worlds" beyond what we knew on Earth, and dared to take curious young minds on an intergalactic mission to seek out new life and new civilizations. It "boldly went where no man had gone before" by leaving an [...]