What to Know About Cancers That Affect Women

By on June 18, 2019

Although everyone should be concerned about their chances of cancer, it’s important to know about the cancers that affect women so you know what to look for and discuss with your gynecologist or primary physician. When it’s detected early, you have many more options for effective and life-saving treatment. Here are some things to know

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Different Types of Ultrasounds at Carnegie Imaging

By on June 18, 2019

At Carnegie Imaging, there are several kinds of ultrasounds that we perform during pregnancy. Some of these include: Nuchal Translucency (or NT) The nuchal translucency is performed between 11 and 13 weeks. Typically, for this exam, we would recommend you come in with a full bladder. A full bladder is necessary because it allows the

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Diet Tips During Pregnancy

By on June 11, 2019

A women’s taste and food preferences undoubtedly change during pregnancy.  To-date we do not fully understand why some women crave vegetables and others crave cake. How and what women eat during pregnancy is influenced by culture, hormonal changes, and their views on food.   For many, early pregnancy is marked by nausea, which often leads women to crave

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Why Do Women Live Longer Than Men?

By on June 7, 2019

Women’s health has come a long way in making sure women can live long, successful, healthy lives. That being said, there’s still the conundrum of why women regularly live longer than men, especially when this hasn’t always been the case. It’s believed that there are a few different factors that contribute to a rise in

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Why I Am an OB-GYN? – Dr. Aren Gottlieb

By on June 4, 2019

OB-GYN stands for obstetrician-gynecologist. I specialize in women’s health including menstruation, childbirth, and menopause. I am a general OB-GYN practitioner and I work with a wide range of OB-GYN services. I have been with this practice for over 10 years. I chose to focus on maternal-fetal medicine, which deals with high-risk pregnancies. I was drawn

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Meet Dr. Aren Gottlieb

By on May 30, 2019

Dr. Aren Gottlieb, a generalist at Maternal Fetal Medicine Associates, has been with the practice for over 10 years. Dr. Gottlieb came to a medical school career as a Humanities in Medicine student from Brandeis University, a program for people who were not in traditional pre-med tracks. She moved to New York to attend the

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The Importance of Annual OB-GYN Exams

By on May 21, 2019

It is the standard of care for women to see a gynecologist once a year, and it is a great opportunity to undergo a comprehensive exam.  At MFMA, we start the exam speaking to the patient and going over their history. This includes not only their medical or surgical problems or medications but we also

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Understanding Postpartum Depression

By on May 14, 2019

Postpartum depression is a condition that can affect women after they give birth. It can bring about feelings of sadness, depression, loneliness, restlessness, and anxiety. Overall, it can manifest with the following symptoms: Feeling sad or depressed. Frequent crying. Feeling restless or anxious. Loss of appetite. Less energy and motivation. Difficulty sleeping. Showing little interest

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