OBGYN

Pathway to a Healthy Birth

Birth hormones can do an amazing job guiding you and your baby on the path to a healthy birth. They prepare both of you every step of the way, from getting ready for labor to breastfeeding and bonding. But some things can get in their way. Find out how you can help your birth hormones…

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Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing:

Fact Sheets on Core Topics for Maternity Care Providers A new report, Hormonal Physiology of Childbearing: Evidence and Implications for Women, Babies, and Maternity Care (2015), synthesizes an extensive literature about hormonally-driven processes of parturition and the early postpartum period. The information sheets provided here are drawn from this report. Contemporary childbirth has benefited greatly…

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New Life OBGYN Bay Ridge Office earns AAAASF accreditation for patient safety

New Life OBGYN Bay Ridge Office earns AAAASF accreditation for patient safety CHICAGO, IL — New Life OBGYN Bay Ridge Office has demonstrated its commitment to patient safety by gaining AAAASF accreditation from the American Association for Accreditation of Ambulatory Surgery Facilities (AAAASF). AAAASF just celebrated its 35th year of promoting the highest quality patient…

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Important Information on the Zika Virus

Information on Zika Virus Testing (outside of New York City) Via the Department of Health Embed from Getty Images 1. Talk to your health care provider about Zika. At this time, you can get tested if you: • Are pregnant, and travelled to a place where Zika virus was being transmitted while you were pregnant…

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Does a cesarean section stem from a “cascade of intervention”?

Interventions increase the likelihood of a cesarean section This article on the likelihood of a cesarean section originally appeared on http://birthbythenumbers.org on June 12, 2013. Looking at a cesarean section, one way to examine the impact of interventions is to explore the consequences of what has been termed the “cascade of intervention,” with one intervention increasing the likelihood of others that…

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What Women’s Bodies are Telling Us about Modern Maternity Care

Modernized Maternity Care This article appeared originally on http://scienceandsensibility.org on June 18th, 2015 by Sharon Muza. By Christina Gebel, MPH, LCCE, Birth Doula Christina Gebel, MPH, LCCE, Doula writes a reflective post examining current birthing conditions to see how today’s practices might be interfering with the the normal hormonal physiology and consequently impacting women’s ability…

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Cancer Awareness Calendar Dates for the Year 2016

The Cancer Awareness Calendar is a calendar with the dates of all cancer awareness related events in the city for the year Colorectal Cancer Awareness Month International Women’s Day (March 7) Kick Butts Day (March 18) National Nutrition Month April 2015 National Cancer Control Month National Minority Cancer Awareness Week (April 12−19) National Minority Health…

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Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI)

Definition/Symptoms of Stress Urinary Incontinence (SUI) View image | gettyimages.com It’s that little squirt of urine after you laugh or sneeze, or that warm gush when you cough or exercise. Often called “laugh, cough, sneeze” incontinence, stress urinary incontinence (SUI) is just that — stressful. If you have SUI, you’re not alone. It’s the most common…

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Infertility: Causes, Common Presentations, and Treatments

Infertility Causes and Therapies Infertility is a common condition that has a wide range of causes and treatments. This presentation reviews recommended approaches to the diagnosis and evaluation of infertility, discusses some of the common and uncommon causative conditions, and describes available therapies. View The Slideshow (Requires Free Registration)

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Expecting? The Process of Creating a Physiological Birth

Physiological Birth Process This article appeared on huffingtonpost.com and it was written by Debra K on Feb 12, 2015. View image | gettyimages.com As an advocate for natural health, I hope to educate those of you who are pregnant, or may be thinking of starting or adding to your family, on the many benefits of…

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