Obstetrics & Gynecology Blog

It’s A Family Affair…

October is breast cancer awareness month. For most of us, this is a reminder to start doing our own self exams.  If we are over the age of 40, it is time to make an appointment for a routine screening mammogram. However, breast exams and mammograms are not the only...

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Healthy Woman Need Healthy Bones!

Osteoporosis Osteoporosis is a disease that often has no symptoms until a fracture occurs. Fractures, especially in the elderly, can be life altering and sometimes lead to loss of independence. Monitoring bone density helps reduce the risk of having a painful fracture...

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Don’t forget the sunscreen!

As the days shorten in the Northeast, it is tempting to think that summer is over.  However the Sun and its rays are still very strong. It is important to protect ourselves and our babies from damage caused by the sun.  Choosing the correct sunscreen can help reduce...

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March for Babies

Women's Care is Sponsoring  March for Babies March for Babies is the annual fundraiser for March of Dimes, an organization dedicated to a better understanding of treating and preventing preterm births.  Preterm birth affects 4 million babies annually in the US.  It is...

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Proposed Law Protects Contraception Coverage

The ACA and Contraception The passage of the Affordable Care Act brought  important changes to insurance coverage for Women. These include a wide range of preventative health services which are provided without co-payments or co-insurance.  These services include STD...

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3D Mammography Coming to our Saratoga Office!

As Breast Cancer Awareness month comes to a close, Women’s Care is announcing that we will be soon providing in-office 3D Mammography (also called digital breast tomosynthesis or DBT) in our Saratoga Springs office! The coordinated and widespread utilization of...

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Welcome Our New Midwives!

The Women’s Care family welcomes our new midwives, Rachel Lemos and Lindsay Kennedy to the practice, and their families to our community! We hope you will enjoy getting to know Lindsay and Rachel as much as we have! Rachel has earned her Master’s in Science in...

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What to Pack for the Hospital

The hospital will provide all basic necessities, like a toothbrush/toothpaste and shampoo for you, and blankets and diapers for baby, but some women are more comfortable using their own things from home. Here are some suggestions of things you might want to bring to...

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To the Fathers-to-Be…

Congratulations on being an expectant father! Here are some ways to start your very special and unique connection to your child: Become involved starting with the pregnancy. Go to the prenatal visits. Take a New Dad's Class. Talk to other fathers and other mothers....

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