Babies, Bottles and Booze April 24, 2019 Guest Info & Links: Kecia Gaither, MD From the Show: Dr. Ward Bond’s Life Changing Wellness Summary: Contradicting health headlines and commentary-filled social media feeds bombard expectant mothers with fears and concerns they may have never considered.
April 2019 “Your general provider may elect to have the patient be seen only once for a consult, may elect for concurrent care with the specialist, or depending on the clinical situation transfer care exclusively to the maternal-fetal medicine specialist.” -Dr. Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB/GYN and Maternal- Fetal Medicine, and Director of [...]
By Danielle Braff, 4/15/19 “When all is said and done,” says Kecia Gaither, OB-GYN and maternal fetal medical specialist at NYC Health and Hospitals/ Lincoln, “the best predictor of pregnancy outcome is determined by early and consistent prenatal care.” Click HERE for the full article on Romper.
By Madeleine Burry April 12, 2019 “While it’s important to have a healthy diet during pregnancy, prenatal vitamins bridge the nutritional gap,” says Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, director of perinatal services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln. Some medical conditions predispose people to vitamin deficiencies, Dr. Clark adds. In that situation, “vitamin supplementation is both beneficial and often necessary,” [...]
By Kecia Gaither, April 12, 2019 Note: The views and opinions expressed here are those of the author(s) and contributor(s) and do not necessarily reflect those of the publisher and editors of WholeFoods Magazine. Bringing a child into the world can be a scary endeavor and getting the health facts straight about what to consume—or avoid—during pregnancy, and after the [...]
BY Colleen Stinchcombe, Apr 12, 2019 But more commonly, they don’t experience any symptoms at all, Dr. Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, tells Woman's Day. “Untreated it can lead to pelvic inflammatory disease, or in pregnant women can cause preterm labor,” [...]
Get Well Wednesday: April Is Sexually Transmitted Disease Awareness Month Get Well Wednesday, Dr . Kecia Gaither | 04.10.19 Click HERE to listen to the program.
By Jacqueline Burt Cote, 4/5/19 The answer is simple, as Kecia Gaither, M.D., MPH, FACOG, Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, told Romper. "Remove it," she said, adding that if you can't remove it, you should "go to your ob/gyn for "retained tampon removal." Click HERE for the full article on Romper.com.
April 5, 2019 by Caitlin Flynn First, let's back up a minute to discuss the cause of period cramps. "The endometrium (tissue that lines the uterus) produces chemicals known as prostaglandins," Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, a board-certified ob-gyn, told POPSUGAR. "These substances cause the uterine muscle to contract and expel the uterine lining each month during menstruation, [...]
By Nicol Natale, Apr 3, 2019 PID, or pelvic inflammatory disease, is an infection of the female reproductive organs, usually as a result of sexually transmitted bacteria spreading to the uterus, fallopian tubes or ovaries. According to Dr. Kecia Gaither, M.P.H., F.A.C.O.G., double board-certified in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, [...]