Tag: gyn

Eat Healthy From the Start

For those of you that have had your “New OB Physical” appointment with me, you have heard my spiel on exercise in pregnancy and eating healthy. Well, regarding diet, a new study proves that my advice is indeed effective in improving pregnancy outcomes. Let’s take a closer look.

Written by on August 5, 2021

Covid-19 Vaccine in Pregnancy: Finally Some Data.

Written by Dr. John Yoon A recent study published in the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology provided scientific evidence that the COVID-19 mRNA vaccines – both Pfizer and Moderna – are effective in pregnant and breastfeeding women.  Why was this study conducted?    – Scientific evidence was lacking regarding vaccine efficacy in a pregnant and breastfeeeding population […]

Written by on April 2, 2021

Prenatal Yoga

As a Women’s Health Nurse Practitioner and long-time Yoga student, I have been captivated by the many benefits of yoga for physical and mental health. I recently decided to meld my personal and professional interests by furthering my yoga studies through a 200-hour yoga teacher training program. I have learned far more than I am able to share in a single blog post, and I am certain I have much more still to learn. With that said, I am honored to share my knowledge about yoga and pregnancy with you!

Written by on March 30, 2021

Covid Vaccine Update: Johnson & Johnson

For those that have not read my first blog postings on the Covid Vaccine in pregnancy and breastfeeding, I suggest you start there and then return to this one for updates.  Since the last blogs, over 30,000 pregnant women have self entered into the CDC’s v-safe program, which tracks outcomes including miscarriage, stillbirth, pregnancy complications, […]

Written by on March 16, 2021

Colorectal Cancer Screening

March is colorectal cancer (CRC) awareness month. While this is not a gynecological malignancy, your doctors and nurse practitioners at Kamm Mckenzie work with you during your health maintenance visits to make you aware of screening.  The purpose of screening is to find or remove polyps before they become cancer, or to find cancer as […]

Written by on March 1, 2021

Diastasis Recti

Many patients ask about diastasis recti either during or after their pregnancy. This is a condition where the abdominal wall muscles separate during or after pregnancy. Let’s take a quick look at what it is, why it happens and answer the ever important prevention/treatment questions.

Written by on February 22, 2021