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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.

How to Find the Best Multivitamin for You

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 [...]

Facts & Fables of Nutrition for Mother & Baby

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. [...]

7 STDs That Don’t Show Any Symptoms

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 [...]

Dr. Gaither was a guest on the Tom Joyner Radio Show

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.

What To Do If You Leave A Tampon In Too Long, According To An OB-GYN

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 [...]

This Is the Most Effective Way to Ease the Pain of Period Cramps, According to Doctors

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 [...]

15 Common STD Symptoms You Should Know About

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 [...]

How Much Is Zulresso? The FDA-Approved Drug Treatment For Postpartum Depression Has Limitations

By Karen Veazey, 4/2/19 Dr. Kecia Gaither, director of perinatal services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, tells Romper that "while these drugs appear to be novel remedies, more research needs to [...]

This All-In-One Women’s Health Clinic Is Changing the Doctor’s Office Game

Mara Santilli · Apr 2, 2019 Kecia Gaither, MD, an OB/GYN and the Director of Perinatal Services at New York City Health and Hospitals/Lincoln, adds that an integrative clinic helps medical professionals [...]

Things movies always get wrong about pregnancy and childbirth

By Joey Keogh, April 1, 2019 Birth may be loudly painful in movies, but it's a remarkably extradited process too. As Kecia Gaither — MD, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB/GYN and [...]

Meghan Markle is ‘Nervous’ About Her Third Trimester — But You Don’t Have to Be

by Madison Medeiros, Mar 29, 2019 Communicating your feelings and concerns is one of the best ways to address your fears, says Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, FACOG. “Every woman has fears as [...]

6 things that could be making your period worse

By Lauren Schumacker, March 26, 2019 Dr. Kecia Gaither, MPH, FACOG, double board-certified in OB/GYN and Maternal-Fetal Medicine, director of perinatal services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, told INSIDER that [...]

Dyspareunia Might Be the Mysterious Reason Sex Is Painful for You

By Dominique Astorino | Mar 26, 2019 Kecia Gaither, M.D., M.P.H., who's double board-certified in ob-gyn and maternal-fetal medicine, agrees that scarring from C-section incisions could be a potential contributing factor to dyspareunia. [...]

Treating Postpartum Depression Without Pharmaceuticals: Here’s What Experts Say

By Mary Sauer, 3/26/19 “I’m optimistic that it will show promise for more women,” says Dr. Kecia Gaither, a board-certified physician in obstetrics & gynecology, and maternal fetal medicine. “I think perhaps [...]

Dr. Gaither was a guest on Blog Talk Radio

Medical Expert Shares Tips For A Healthy Pregnancy 3/24/19 Click HERE to listen to the blog from Blog Talk Radio

First FDA-Approved Drug for Postpartum Depression Is Expected to Cost More Than $30,000

Written by Julia Ries on March 20, 2019 “The GABA receptors in effect turn on again — they rebound — but to a great extent, they become ‘hyperactive’ so to [...]

DISPELLING NUTRITIONAL HEALTH MYTHS FOR MOTHER & BABY

by Raise Vegan | March 11, 2019 Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health and Hospitals/Lincoln in the Bronx and double board-certified physician in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine, Dr. Kecia Gaither takes some [...]

Meet Your Perineum: Expert Advice on Episiotomy and Tearing During Delivery

March 2019 "Dr. Kecia Gaither is the Director of Perinatal Services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln.  “Some women may elect to prepare their perineum beforehand by gentle stretching with a lubricant [...]

Confronting Transphobia in Healthcare

George W. Citroner, March 08, 2019 Kecia Gaither, MD, MPH, director of perinatal services at NYC Health + Hospitals/Lincoln, said "I can't speak for all providers, but in my training days, there [...]

What You Need to Know About Postmenstrual Syndrome

March 2019 "Dr. Kecia Gaither, the director of perinatal services at NYC Health+Hospitals/Lincoln and a double board-certified physician in OB-GYN and Maternal Fetal Medicine, says that while there are similarities between [...]