WHAT IS DYSPAREUNIA?, Aren Gottlieb, MD (Digital)

By on November 10, 2017

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What is Dyspareunia? Let’s talk about sex and pain. Painful intercourse is called Dyspareunia (pronounced dis-paroonia) and can be a serious medical problem. Dyspareunia affects females more than males. Anatomically, pain can arise in the labia, clitoris or the vagina. Women may experience pain superficially at the entrance to the vagina or deeper during penetration

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DIABETES SELF-MANAGEMENT EDUCATION AT CARNEGIE HILL, Christina McGeough, MPH, RD, CDE (Video)

By on November 8, 2017

Managing diabetes can be complicated, even confusing, especially when you’re diagnosed when pregnant. Working with a certified diabetes educator is the best way to get the support that you need. Christina McGeough, a certified diabetes educator at Carnegie Hill, and Dr. Ann Albright, director of the CDC’s Division of Diabetes Translation spoke with Joan Lunden

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TDaP VACCINATION AND PREGNANCY, MFMA (Digital)

By on September 18, 2017

TDaP Vaccinations

TDaP Vaccination & Pregnancy TDaP is a vaccine that protects the recipient from three bacterial diseases: Tetanus, Diphtheria, and Pertussis (whooping cough). You may be wondering what the relationship is between Tdap vaccination and pregnancy. To put it simply, infants cannot be vaccinated until they are two months old, making it essential for mothers to be vaccinated for

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PERIVIABLE PREMATURE RUPTURE OF MEMBRANES (PROM), MFMA (Print)

By on September 12, 2017

PROM

Periviable premature rupture of membranes is a rare complication where the water breaks early in pregnancy, just around the time the fetus becomes viable (approximately 24 weeks).  P Periviable PROM is associated with a number of complications, but some women have good outcomes for them and their babies. To learn more about this condition, the

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FACTS ABOUT INFERTILITY, MFMA (Digital)

By on August 17, 2017

Infertility

In general, there are a lot of questions surrounding the topic of infertility in the field of maternal fetal medicine. According to the Society for Maternal Fetal Medicine, Infertility is defined as not becoming pregnant after one year of trying to conceive with regular unprotected sex or after six months if you are over the

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YOUR ANNUAL GYNECOLOGY VISIT AND CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING, Aren Gottlieb, MD (Digital)

By on August 10, 2017

Cervical cancer

What is Cervical cancer screening? The Papanicolaou smear, more commonly called the PAP smear, is a test routinely performed during your gynecology visit. The PAP test screens women for cervical dysplasia, which is pre-cancerous cells, or cancer. This test may simultaneously screen for HPV, or human papillomavirus. How is this test performed? Your doctor will

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PAIN RELIEF ON LABOR AND DELIVERY: LOCAL ANESTHESIA, SEDATION, AND GENERAL ANESTHESIA, Michael Silverstein, MD (Digital)

By on August 1, 2017

The five most commonly used methods of pain relief used in labor and delivery are epidural, spinal, local anesthesia, IV sedation, and general anesthesia. Being informed about different forms of anesthesia will help prevent expectant mothers from being caught off guard in the event that it may be necessary. Read on to learn more about

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