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Surgery on a Fetus Can Be a Necessary Intervention

By | June 7th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Rachel Crowe, June 7, 2022 "As reproductive technologies evolve, the number of congenital conditions that can be treated and potentially corrected will continue to increase," said Kecia Gaither, M.D., an OB-GYN and the director of perinatal services at NYC Health + Hospitals in the Bronx in New York City. "Fetuses with more extensive congenital anomalies, particularly involving [...]

Abortion May Soon Be Illegal. But Who Will That Affect the Most?

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

By Helen Massy, June 2022 "Prior to Roe v. Wade, women underwent unsafe medical alternatives often resulting in death, hemorrhage, infection, infertility and hysterectomies—all from botched abortions," said Kecia Gaither, M.D., who is board-certified in OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine, and the director of perinatal services and maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, New York [...]

Fact Check: Men CANNOT Transfer Eggs From One Woman To Another

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

By Marlo Lee, Jun 6, 2022 Can a man's penis carry female eggs from one woman to another by having sex with two different women? No, that's not true: Dr. Kecia Gaither, an OB-GYN and associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology with Cornell Weill Medicine, told Lead Stories that men cannot carry eggs from one woman [...]

A Fibroid Treatment Option That Won’t Compromise Your Fertility

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

By Jeanette L. Pinnace, June 1, 2022 Doctors may recommend one of three types of myomectomies: hysteroscopic, laparoscopic or abdominal, which is also called a laparotomy. “This depends on the size and location of the fibroids,” explains Bronx-based ob-gyn Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, the director of perinatal services at New York Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx. “A [...]

I Have a Diminished Ovarian Reserve at 26 Years Old

By | May 27th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Charlotte Ivan, May 27, 2022 "There is no way to slow down diminishing ovarian reserve,” said Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., an OB-GYN in New York City. "However, some options exist to help those who wish to conceive. They include egg preservation via freezing [or] donor eggs/reproductive technologies like IVF." Click HERE for the full article.

How Endo Hits Black Women Harder

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

by Frances Gatta, May 26, 2022 As to why both diagnosis and treatment for Black women with endometriosis is lagging behind that of white women, experts say there are potentially many contributing factors. “Diagnostic bias, lack of proper referrals, lack of access to specialists, inequities in treatment options, ignoring a patient’s description of pain, and ‘normalization’ of [...]

Breastfeeding Duration Associated with Higher Cognition in Children

By | May 25th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Eileen Bailey, May 25, 2022 “Multiple challenges can exist with breastfeeding, such as sore nipples, plugged ducts, poor bonding, exhaustion, and low milk supply,” says Dr. Kecia Gaither, MPH, FACOG, the director of perinatal services and maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln and an associate professor of clinical obstetrics and gynecology at Weill Cornell Medicine [...]

The 8 Best Menstrual Cups of 2022

By | May 20th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Sarah Bradley, May 20, 2022 You can use a combination of several factors to figure out what size cup is the best fit for you. According to Kecia Gaither, MD, director of Perinatal Services/Maternal Fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, the size of the menstrual cup you need is based on physical features [...]

Boils on your vagina: How to beat painful bumps

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

By Ashley Laderer , May 12, 2022 A boil will typically show up on the pubic mound or the outer labia on the vulva, says Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, board-certified OB-GYN and Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln. This is because they're most common in areas that grow hair. Boils on the vulva can start out small but [...]

Black women face brunt of harm if Roe vs Wade abortion rights are repealed, warn experts

By | May 11th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Taylor Nicole Rogers, May 11, 2022 “We already have seen what Covid has done to this community,” said Kecia Gaither, an obstetrician for NYC Health and Hospitals in the Bronx borough of New York City. “So to have that and then not have the opportunity to have any reproductive options? Black women are going to [...]

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