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5 Things to Know About Marijuana Use and Your Fertility

By | June 10th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

by Julia Ries on June 10, 2019 “Given the climate of legalization of marijuana, I do foresee a likely increase in research addressing not only the effects on fertility — but also pregnancy outcome from fetuses exposed in utero to the effects of cannabis on their structural, neurological, and intellectual functioning,” Gaither said. Click HERE for the full [...]

Chickenpox Is Serious During Pregnancy, So Here’s What You Can Do to Protect Yourself

By | May 28th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

May 28, 2019 by Melissa Willets Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, who is double-board-certified in ob-gyn and maternal fetal medicine, and the director of perinatal services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, explains to POPSUGAR that chickenpox is spread via airborne transmission, like when someone coughs or sneezes. You can also get it through "direct contact with blisters, [...]

What New Abortion Laws Mean for Moms, Pregnant Women, and Women Who Want to Get Pregnant

By | May 23rd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

By Tracy Collins Ortlieb, May 23, 2019 In the meantime, women in marginalized communities will be most profoundly impacted by such restrictive laws because access to necessary medical care may not be available or affordable, explains Kecia Gaither, M.D. "Marginalized women may not have the resources to travel out of state for care," says Dr. Gaither, a double board-certified [...]

Can You Have Sex with a Yeast Infection?

By | May 22nd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

By Gabrielle Kassel, May 2019 If the possible discomfort and risk of passing the infection to your partner aren't enough to convince you to press pause on your sexcapades, consider this: "Sex with a yeast infection could slow the healing process," says Dr. Gaither. "The vaginal walls are already irritated, and the friction of penetrative intercourse can cause [...]

8 Pregnancy-Friendly Products to Fight Acne Flare-Ups

By | May 17th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

by Jessica Migala, May 17, 2019 Just like your body, your skin has a mind of its own when you’re pregnant. “Pregnancy confers a lot of hormonal changes, and one of the things you may experience is an increase in the activity of sebaceous glands in your skin,” says Kecia Gaither, M.D., Director of Perinatal Services and [...]

Tips for Finding a Healthcare Provider Who’s an LGBTQ+ Ally

By | May 16th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

May 16, 2019 — Written by Gabrielle Kassel “Until recently, medical training didn’t address the specific concerns and care of LGBTQ+ patients,” explains Gaither. If older medical professionals wish to learn how to best give care to their LGBTQIA patients, they often have to seek out educational opportunities on their own. Click HERE for the full article on [...]

Dr. Kecia Gaither Talks Mom’s Health, Harlem And More On The Danny Tisdale Show (Audio)

By | May 11th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

Posted on 05/11/2019 by Harlem World Magazine Join Harlemite Dr. Kecia Gaither, as she talks mom’s health, women, Harlem and more On and much more with host Danny Tisdale, on The Danny Tisdale Show. Click HERE for the link to the show.

Dr. Gaither was a source for What To Expect

By | May 10th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

5 Foods That Might Help Boost Your Breast Milk Supply by Marygrace Taylor,  May 10, 2019 Click HERE for the full article on WhatToExpect.com.

Can at-home fertility tests help you get pregnant? What you should know

By | May 4th, 2019|Categories: In the News|

By Amanda Capritto, MAY 4, 2019 Dr. Kecia Gaither, an OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine specialist in New York, told me that it's best for both partners to undergo a thorough medical history and physical exam if fertility is a concern. "I don't think that a complete picture of causality for infertility can be had with [...]

7 Long-Term Side Effects Of Birth Control That Can Show Up As You Get Older

By | May 3rd, 2019|Categories: In the News|

By Jordan Bissell, 5/3/19 "For some women, birth control pills and patches can increase blood pressure," Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB/GYN and maternal fetal medicine and director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, tells Bustle. For someone over 35, long-term birth control use can increase the risk of thrombotic phenomena (blood [...]

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