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This public health pro and Black mom shares how BIPOC mothers should stand up for their health during pregnancy.

By | January 14th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

by Brianna Graham Health Writer, Jan 14, 2022 Black women share horrifying stories about their labor and delivery experience on a regular basis. Even worse are the stories of Black women who lose their lives because of negligence in labor and maternity wards. According to the CDC, Black women die from pregnancy complications four to five times more [...]

Here’s How To Deal With Postpartum Itching

By | January 14th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

by Grace Gallagher, Jan. 14, 2022 “Postpartum women may have vaginal itching primarily [for] two reasons: stitches from an episiotomy or vaginal dryness secondary to the hormonal fluctuations (decrease in estrogen) associated post-delivery,” Dr. Kecia Gaither MD, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine, tells Romper. Click HERE for the full article.

A woman had spontaneous quadruplets. The chances of this happening are one in 1 million, a doctor said.

By | January 13th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Kelly Burch, Jan 13, 2022 Dr. Kecia Gaither, an OB-GYN, said the chances of spontaneous quadruplets fall somewhere between 1 in 700,000 and 1 in 1 million. A quad pregnancy can occur when multiple eggs are released, or when eggs split. Collier's quads are two boys and two girls. But since the babies all had their own [...]

Here’s The Deal With Postpartum Body Odor (& How To Get Rid Of It)

By | January 12th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

by Grace Gallagher, Jan. 12, 2022 “Vaginal scent may change due changes in the pH, old blood in the vagina from lochia, moisture, and vaginitis due to hormonal fluctuations,” Dr. Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB/GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine tells Romper. Click HERE for the full article.

Facts vs. Myths About Uterine Fibroids

By | January 10th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Jeanette L. Pinnace • January 10, 2022 “Women trying to understand their risk of developing fibroids—and their options if they’re diagnosed—are often thwarted by misinformation circulating about this potentially confusing condition,” explains Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, a board-certified ob-gyn and maternal fetal medicine physician. “It’s crucial to set the record straight about fibroid facts versus fiction.” Click HERE for the [...]

Suspect You Might Have Uterine Fibroids?

By | January 10th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Jeanette L. Pinnace • January 10, 2022 Ultrasound, which employs sound waves to create an image of the uterus, is one common diagnostic test. During the procedure, a doctor or technician moves a device over a woman’s abdomen to take pictures of the uterus; the device may also sometimes be inserted into the vagina. But “ultrasound [...]

Over-the-Counter Remedies to Relieve Vulvar Discomfort

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

By Bonnie Azoulay Elmann, January 6, 2022 "Injury/trauma, surgery, dermatitis, or a bad shaving experience can also cause discomfort," added Kecia Gaither, M.D., who is double-board-certified in OB-GYN and maternal fetal medicine. Click HERE for the full article.

Choosing Between Egg Freezing and Embryo Freezing

By | January 5th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Bonnie Azoulay Elmann, January 5, 2022 "I believe that women are opting to freeze their eggs in greater numbers than the other modality of embryo freezing," confirmed Kecia Gaither, M.D., double board-certified physician in OB-GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Both egg freezing and embryo freezing have benefits. For individuals or couples, choosing one over the other is [...]

5 Things That Happen To Your Body When You Stop Having Sex

By | December 31st, 2021|Categories: In the News|

By Fashionblogger, 12/31/21 Most women experience painful periods and menstrual cramps. One of the ways to lessen the cramps and period pain is indulging in lovemaking. According to Dr Kecia Gaither, if you experience cramping as a woman, regular sexual encounters help to ease it because during intercourse, the body releases endorphins that relax the body. So, without [...]

No, ‘Winter Vagina’ Is Not a Thing

By | December 22nd, 2021|Categories: In the News|

By Rachel MacPherson, CPT, December 22, 2021 "There is no clinical entity known as winter vagina," said Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG, a double board-certified OB-GYN. "I have no idea how the rumor began," she added. Click HERE for the full article.

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