In the News

/In the News

Scientists Finally Understand Hot Flashes–and How to Stop Them

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

By Heather Lightner, Dec 30 2022 Kecia Gaither is double board-certified in OB/GYN and maternal fetal medicine, as well as the director of perinatal services/maternal fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx. She explained that access to a non-hormonal treatment for hot flashes and night sweats could be a boon to women navigating [...]

Could Stress Have Caused Meghan Markle’s Miscarriage?

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

By María Cristina Lalonde, Dec 28,2022 Other common causes of miscarriages include certain health conditions, including uterine and cervical anomalies, myomas, uncontrolled diabetes, infections, thyroid disease and extremes of weight, according to Kecia Gaither, M.D., a double-board-certified OB-GYN and director of perinatal services and maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, New York. Drug and alcohol [...]

The Products Doctors Used To Handle Their Menopause Symptoms

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

By Tessa Flores, Dec 27, 2022 In addition to massage and regular exercise, Gaither said that implementing aromatherapy may help. Although there is little clinical evidence to support aromatherapy as any type of treatment, many people do turn to it as a way to relieve stress or improve their mood. According to reviewers, this highly rated essential oil kit creates a [...]

“We backslid”: Doctors talk about how abortion care changed in 2022

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

By Mary Elizabeth Williams, Dec 26, 2022 As access becomes more restricted and fragmented, states with stronger abotion protections face their own challenges. Dr. Kecia Gaither, a board-certified physician in OB-GYN and maternal fetal medicine in New York, tells Salon, "I've seen personally, there has been an influx of people coming to New York for reproductive services. That's [...]

What Does Spotting Look Like and Should I Be Concerned?

By | December 22nd, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Leah Emily Minoza, Dec 22, 2022 In general, spotting refers to any light vaginal bleeding outside of a woman's expected menstrual period. Note the term "light"; gynecologists consider a bleeding incident spotting if it's too light to require a regular sanitary pad or tampon. According to New York-based OB-GYN Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., the amount of blood you [...]

6 Ways To Relieve Gas Pain After A C-Section

By | December 19th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Olivia Youngs, Dec 19, 2022 Change your position frequently If taking a full-on walk seems like too great a feat to master, even something as simple as moving your legs around or changing your positions can lessen your gas pain. “Get that gas moving and out,” says Gaither. Click HERE for the full article.

Can I Become Pregnant in Perimenopause?

By | December 15th, 2022|Categories: In the News|

By Izzie Price, Dec 15, 2022 "Each woman is different, as such, perimenopause will occur at different ages," said Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., director of perinatal services/maternal-fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, New York. "However, in general, perimenopause typically begins for a woman in her 40s. This transition period again varies from woman to [...]

Amy Schumer Speaks Candidly About Struggle With Endometriosis

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

By María Cristina Lalonde, Dec 14, 2022 According to Kecia Gaither, M.D., a double board-certified in OB-GYN and director of perinatal services and maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx, endometriosis is often diagnosed late due to lack of detection. Sometimes, "the abdominal-pelvic pain is mistaken for bad menstrual cramps," Gaither said. Click HERE for the full [...]

Why Do Varicose Veins Appear During Pregnancy?

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

By Edgary Rodríguez R., Dec 14, 2022 In addition to the pressure in the venous system, the causes are related to hormonal changes. Specifically, progesterone relaxes the vascular walls and decreases the functionality of the valves, said Kecia Gaither, M.D., board-certified in OB-GYN and maternal-fetal medicine and director of perinatal services/maternal-fetal medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in [...]

Breast Cancer: Researchers Say It’s OK to Pause Long-Term Treatment for Pregnancy

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

By Eileen Bailey, Dec 13, 2022 “This confirms previous studies with the recurrence rate similar to women who did not stop treatment,” said Dr. Kecia Gaither, MPH, an OB/GYN in maternal fetal medicine and the director of Perinatal Service/Maternal Fetal Medicine at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx. Click HERE for the full article.

Load More Posts