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As a woman’s health advocate and expert, Dr. Gaither has appeared in national consumer health and lifestyle outlets discussing topics ranging from conception to prenatal diagnosis.

Here’s What The Experts Had To Say About These 5 Early Baby Old Wives’ Tales

by Lindsay E. Mack, Dec. 1, 2020 For the most part, it's difficult to say why some babies are born earlier than others. "Preterm labor and delivery appear to have [...]

Yes, Unfortunately, It Can Be Normal to Experience Third Trimester Morning Sickness

December 1, 2020 by Melissa Willets Yay! You are past your first trimester and morning sickness is safely behind you — or not. For some lucky people, nausea and vomiting is left [...]

When you stop having sex, this is what happens to your body

By K.M Langevin, Nov 30, 2020 One of the benefits of having orgasms is that they're known to help with cramping. According to Self, orgasms can relieve pain and tension. [...]

10 Questions You Should Ask Your Ob-Gyn

Published Nov 30, 2020, By Nicole Pomarico What vitamins should you be taking? Your ob-gyn can recommend prenatal vitamins for you to take, and even if you aren't pregnant, they can help [...]

Pregnancy Can Boost Your VO2 Max

By Cassie Shortsleeve, Nov 25, 2020 Also worth noting: If you’re pregnant, you have a whole new center of gravity due to your expanded tummy and spinal curvature, notes Dr. [...]

How Many Days After Ovulation Should You Take A Pregnancy Test?

by MISHAL ALI ZAFAR and LINDSAY E. MACK, November 24, 2020 For the most part, it’s possible to take a pregnancy test fairly soon after your predicted ovulation time. “Depending on the length of [...]

Person of the Year 2020: Frontline Heroes

By Maggie Jaqua, November 19, 2020 “At the height of the pandemic, there was one day…a Thursday…where CODE BLUEs, meaning someone was dying, were being had every 15 minutes,” shares [...]

Dr. Kecia Gaither: Medical Reviewer for INSIDER

How to get pregnant if you have endometriosis By Tabitha Britt, Nov 15, 2020 Click HERE for the full article. How to tell the difference between a yeast infection and [...]

Rare event: Iatrogenic injury during cervical cancer screening

Publish date: November 11, 2020, By  Roxanne Nelson, RN, BSN “Given the fact that neovascularization occurs with cancers, a large biopsy in such a circumstance could lead to a hematoma or excessive [...]

How to Know If You’re Dealing with a Hormonal Headache

By Shannon Bauer, November 11, 2020 Most commonly hormonal headaches are triggered a few days before the onset of your menstrual cycle. "The fluctuating estrogen and progesterone levels typically cause headaches [...]

Rare Event: Iatrogenic Injury During Cervical Cancer Screening

Roxanne Nelson, RN, BSN, November 10, 2020 "Injuries can occur with diagnostic evaluation for cervical cancer," commented Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG, director of perinatal services at Lincoln Medical and Mental Health [...]

CDC Data Highlights Likelihood of Severe COVID-19 During Pregnancy

By Lindsay Carlton, Fact checked by James Lacy, November 09, 2020 “Immune function declines with pregnancy to allow the fetus— which is really a foreign organism—to live and thrive in [...]

Is It Safe to Use a Vibrator During Pregnancy?

by CARINA HSIEH,  NOV 6, 2020 Don’t be embarrassed, that’s what a doctor is there for! The best thing to do is to always ask your physician, says Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, [...]

My Vagina Is Vibrating! Is This Normal & How Can I Make It Stop?

Written By: Emily Deaton , Medically Reviewed By: Kerry-Anne Perkins, OB-GYN, November 2020 “Pelvic floor disorders [impact] the musculature of the vagina and rectum, most often due to childbirth, obesity, straining [...]

8 Things Your OB-GYN Wants You To Know About IUDs Before You Get One

By Natalia Lusinski and JR Thorpe, Updated:  Oct. 30, 2020 There are two main types of IUDs, one with hormones and one without. “Different brands and types last for different lengths of time,” Dr. [...]

What you should know about IUD birth control

By Sara Lindberg,  OCTOBER 26, 2020 The IUD is a popular form of birth control, but that doesn’t mean it’s right for everyone. According to Kecia Gaither, MD, a board-certified OB-GYN [...]

These Are The Most Common Causes Of Low Libido

Wendy Gould, 10/26/2020 First, let’s talk about menopause. “Hormonal fluctuations during this time period can impact interest, and/or cause change to the vaginal tissue, which might make having sex less [...]

Ectopic Pregnancy: The Common Condition OBGYNs Want You to Know About

By Ashley Selleke, BSN, RN, Oct 22, 2020 Kecia Gaither, who is double board-certified in OBGYN and maternal-fetal medicine, has encountered multiple cases of ectopic pregnancy in her career. In [...]

The 15 Best Natural Lubes For A Happy Vagina, According To Gynos

By Korin Miller, Marissa Gainsburg, Emily Shiffer and Jasmine Gomez, Oct 19, 2020 Evening primrose is often used as a moisturizer for people with inflammatory conditions like eczema and psoriasis, [...]

Everlywell now has an STI test subscription. Is it worth it?

By Anna Iovine 10/9/2020 On three of their tests — chlamydia/gonorrhea, trichomoniasis, and syphilis — the FAQs say that the test will give you results within greater than 99 percent accuracy. Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, [...]