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Premenstrual disorders may raise early menopause risk, study shows

By | September 22nd, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Eileen Bailey, Sep 22, 2023 “Informing your health provider of symptoms such that an etiology can be identified and treated accordingly,” Dr. Gaither told MNT. According to Dr. Gaither, blood test markers for early menopause include: hormonal levels estrogen progesterone anti-Mullerian Hormone FSH Click HERE for the full article.

Post The Overturning Roe V. Wade, Women’s Mental Health Matters

By | September 20th, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Rykia Bernard, Sep 20, 2023 Mental-health professionals have since proclaimed the damaging effects of forcing a woman to carry a nonviable fetus, only to bury it within minutes of birth. NYC Health Director of Perinatal Services Kecia Gaither lists three possible scenarios of a woman’s physical health when faced with carrying a nonviable fetus: underlying mental-health conditions, [...]

Abortion chatbot Charley helps women end their pregnancies: ‘Let’s get started’

By | September 19th, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Melissa Rudy, Sep 19, 2023 Dr. Kecia Gaither, a double board-certified OB/GYN and director of maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, described Charley as a "brilliant tool to assist women in locales where reproductive options are either restricted or prohibited." "Given the reality that almost half of the U.S. has banned or restricted [...]

Pregnant woman with brain cancer refuses abortion: ‘Killing my baby wouldn’t have saved me’

By | September 12th, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Melissa Rudy, Sep 12, 2023 "We recommend that you get an abortion." That was the advice Tasha Kann received from doctors in Michigan shortly after she learned that she had brain cancer in 2022. The young mother, who was 20 weeks pregnant with her second child, had just been diagnosed with anaplastic astrocytoma grade III, a rare and aggressive [...]

Prioritizing Equitable Prenatal Care for Expecting Mothers

By | September 5th, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Kecia Gaither, Sep 05, 2023 It’s a stark reality reflected in our country’s dismal maternal health outcomes, and recently symbolized by the tragic death of elite athlete Tori Bowie: Too many Black and Hispanic women still lack the support and sufficient access to critical maternal and prenatal care they need. Bowie became another heartbreaking statistic in [...]

25 expert-loved shapewear that are smoothing, curve-hugging and easy to wear — from $12

By | March 28th, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Camryn La Sala and Fran Sales, Mar 28, 2023 Furthermore, while shapewear isn't meant to make you feel extremely constrained and cramped, it is meant to be snug, says Dr. Kecia Gaither, a double board-certified physician (in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine) based in New York City. That's one reason why many body shapers come with a gusset, or an extra cloth panel sewn [...]

Postmenopause: Signs, Symptoms And What To Expect

By | March 23rd, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Breanna Mona, Mar 23, 2023 Some postmenopause complications are possible due to the decline of hormone levels, particularly estrogen, explains Kecia Gaither, M.D., a double board-certified physician in obstetrics and gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine based in New York City. Click HERE for the full article.

The Vulva Positivity Movement

By | March 23rd, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Clara Wang, Mar 23, 2023 For Kecia Gaither, M.D., a board-certified OB-GYN in New York City who looks at various vulvas every day during childbirth and Pap smears, a healthy vulva is a beautiful vulva. As far as she's concerned, as long as your vulva serves its physical functions, there isn't a need for alteration. These functions [...]

Is Hysterical Pregnancy a Real Thing?

By | March 21st, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Reniel Anca, Mar 21, 2023 "In many cases, these women have experienced some type of past emotional trauma, like sexual abuse, or have experienced extreme poverty," said Kecia Gaither, M.D., who is board-certified in OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine and the director of perinatal services/maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx in New York City. 'In [...]

Yes, Pregnancy Brain Is Real. And It Starts Sooner Than You Might Think

By | March 17th, 2023|Categories: In the News|

By Sara Yongblood Gregory, Mar 17, 2023 While it sounds like a pain, it's thought that pregnancy brain is actually your body's way of focusing on the needs of a future child, and letting the rest fall to the background. "There has been research relegated to looking specifically and directly at cognitive [function] — as well as [...]

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