Birth Classes: What to Expect

By on April 7, 2022

Before labor and delivery, expectant parents have many questions. One way to feel prepared is to take a birth class. Dominque Weiss, owner and educator at Baby Zone NYC, was featured on an episode of Healthful Woman to talk about this option. You can listen to that episode on or continue reading to learn


Travel in Pregnancy: Tips from our OB/GYNs

By on February 8, 2022

Whether you are required to travel for work or considering a “babymoon” vacation, you probably have questions about traveling during pregnancy. On a recent episode of Healthful Woman, Dr. Caroline Friedman gave some helpful tips for patients. You can listen to that episode on your favorite podcast platform or continue reading to learn more. Healthful


What Cancer Screenings Can My Gynecologist Perform? 

By on February 7, 2022

While nobody wants to think about the fact that they may be at high risk for cancer, or hear that they have been diagnosed with cancer, being proactive in the screening process is vital for a healthy you. Diagnosing cancer early gives patients a much better outlook for their treatment and generally better outcomes, which


Common Signs of Infertility in Women

By on December 20, 2021

Infertility is a difficult subject for patients to talk about, and people going through infertility may feel very alone. It is important to be informed of gynecologic problems that may indicate you are more at risk for infertility.  Women with these conditions may need different pre-conception care or treatment from a reproductive endocrinologist and infertility


PPROM: Preterm Premature Rupture of Membranes

By on December 6, 2021

An unmistakable sign that you’re going into labor is the sudden release of amniotic fluid through the vagina, commonly known as your water breaking. In normal pregnancies, this is accompanied by the pains of labor and contractions, but in some cases, the water breaks early, prior to going into labor and before reaching a full


Fragile X Screening

By on October 19, 2021

There are a host of genetic conditions that parents can pass on to their children that can affect their pregnancy care and even how their child is predicted to develop. One condition predominantly affects boys, patients with XY chromosomes, but sometimes affects girls as well is called Fragile X syndrome. It’s a genetic condition that


CVS and Amniocentesis: What, How, and Why

By on July 1, 2021

Testing is at the heart of prenatal genetics. With an accurate approach, prenatal genetic testing can help determine the right care plan for you and your baby. Two of these testing options, CVS and amniocentesis, are two uncommon testing options offered by our award-winning team. On our latest episode of “Healthful Women,” Dr. Nathan Fox meets with MFMA founder and president, Dr.


Everything You Need to Know About the COVID Vaccine

By on February 2, 2021

On a special episode of Healthful Woman, Dr. Fox and Emily Oster discuss some very important facts about the new COVID vaccine and how testing is performed, how vaccines work, and their relationship to pregnant women. Since these are topics that are likely in everyone’s minds, it’s very important to find accurate information from maternal