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Specialist Q&A: What Can an Obstetrician-Gynecologist Do for You?

By | December 6th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Helen Massy, Dec 2022 Kecia Gaither, M.D., is board certified in both obstetrics-gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine and serves as director of perinatal services/maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx in New York City. She holds a master's degree in public health, an M.S./M.B.A. in healthcare policy/research and healthcare leadership, and has more [...]

Why do we yawn — and why is it so contagious? Experts explain.

By | December 2nd, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Frances Gatta, Dec 2, 2022 Yawning is not necessarily “contagious” in the medical sense of the word, Dr. Kecia Gaither, a double board-certified physician in ob-gyn and maternal fetal medicine at the NYC Health and Hospitals System, tells Yahoo Life. But as everyone knows, it’s hard to suppress a yawn when someone is doing it in front [...]

Helena Bonham Carter Talks Going Through Menopause With Kids

By | December 1st, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By María Cristina Lalonde, Dec 1, 2022 Despite falling on opposite ends of the reproductive period, puberty and menopause have many similarities. For starters: "Both states reflect dynamic hormonal fluctuations impacting both physical and mental outcomes," said Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., a board-certified OB-GYN based in New York. Click HERE for the full article.

Hailey Bieber Has an Ovarian Cyst ‘the Size of an Apple’

By | November 30th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By María Cristina Lalonde, Nov 30, 2022 Other symptoms of ovarian cysts include pelvic pain, pelvic pressure and bloating, according to Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., 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. Less common symptoms include difficulty or overly [...]

Urinary tract infections: Dissolving vaccine tablet as effective as antibiotics

By | November 30th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Annie Lennon, Nov 30, 2022 Dr. Kecia Gaither, MPH, FACOG, double board certified OB-GYN and maternal fetal medicine specialist and director of Perinatal Services and Maternal Fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in New York City, not involved in the study, explained another key limitation of the study to MNT: “The biggest limitation is that only 80% [...]

Review Finds Sperm Counts Declining Around the World

By | November 30th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Wendy Wisner, Nov 30, 2022 If you find this statistic concerning, you are not alone. “More attention needs to be paid to the situation as it can impact humanity as a whole,” says Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, double board-certified in obstetrics/gynecology and maternal-fetal medicine. “It's a public health emergency not to be taken lightly.” Click HERE for the full article.

Cannabis Use Is On the Rise Among Pregnant People. What Are the Risks?

By | November 29th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Kaitlin Vogel, Nov 29, 2022 “Cannabis should be avoided during pregnancy [and] breastfeeding,” Dr. Kecia Gaither, MPH, FACOG, a double board certified OB-GYN and maternal fetal medicine specialist and director of Perinatal Services and Maternal Fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, NY, told Healthline. “The substance can be passed through the placenta to the [...]

Can I Cure My Fibroadenoma Naturally?

By | November 29th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Leah Emily Minoza, Nov 29, 2022 Science does not appear to sway in favor of home remedies. For example, there is no scientific evidence denoting curing of lesions with castor oil or any other home remedy modality, according to Kecia Gaither, M.D., board-certified in OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine and director of perinatal services/maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health [...]

What to Do When You’re Constipated During Pregnancy

By | November 28th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Edgary Rodríguez R., Nov 28, 2022 "Gut motility decreases during pregnancy due to hormonal influences," 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. Click HERE for the full article.

What Acupuncture Can Do For Some Of The Most Common Pregnancy Pains

By | November 26th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Danielle Ramos-Sullivan, Nov 26, 2022 "Acupuncture's premise of action is to unblock energy channels within the body effectively," says double board certified OB-GYN and maternal fetal medicine specialist Dr. Kecia Gaither. "While not specifically known, the proposed mechanism of action is that acupuncture may block or delay the pain signals from being sent to the [...]

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