Speedy & Comprehensive OB/GYN Services at Commack

By emily.blumkin
August 3, 2018

Need an OB/GYN appointment this week? Looking for speedy OB/GYN service? Want an appointment with no wait time? Our Commack Office can accommodate all your needs along with exceptional care. Our newest office offers comprehensive and efficient care for all your women’s health needs.  ... read more

Should you travel via flying while pregnant?

By emily.blumkin
August 2, 2018

If you’re pregnant and considering traveling on an airplane, here’s some important information that can help inform your decision. Before making any concrete travel plans, please confirm with your pregnancy doctor. When is it safe to fly while pregnant? It’s typically safe to travel up until 36 weeks of gestation, as long as there are ... read more

Garden Clinicians Stay Informed About BRCA Testing

By emily.blumkin
July 26, 2018

  Seasons 52, Garden City, NY  - Garden OB/GYN Clinicians engaged in an interactive and informative conference, hosted by Myriad Genetics, on BRCA 1 and BRCA 2 testing with special guest speaker Dr. Herman. These tests help identify if individuals have a high genetic risk for developing breast cancer, ovarian cancer, prostate cancer, pancreatic cancer, as ... read more

Is Exercise Good For My Period?

By emily.blumkin
July 24, 2018

Yes, exercise can be very beneficial to you and your menstrual cycle in many ways! Overall activity and exercise helps regulate the menstrual cycle and flow, which also may equate to less cramping and lighter periods. Exercise can relieve the symptoms of your period through a few different ways: The sweat released during a workout ... read more

Experiencing Vaginal Itching?

By emily.blumkin
July 18, 2018

    Are you experiencing itchiness in or around your vaginal area? Don't fret! This is likely due to one of the many common causes of vaginal itching or irritation. Most causes of vaginal itchiness are due to an infection and treatable, so you need not worry.   Do you have itchiness, inflammation, burning, discharge ... read more

Celebrate World Blood Donor Day With Us

By emily.blumkin
June 14, 2018

Today is World Blood Donor Day! Every year on June 14, the World Health Organization celebrates and recognizes blood donors around the world. Without their unpaid, generous blood donations, millions of lives would not be able to be saved. Blood transfusions and blood products play a major role in women’s medical care. Particularly, these blood ... read more

How Blood Type Rh Factors May Impact Pregnancy

By emily.blumkin
June 12, 2018

During your pregnancy, you will be required to have your blood type sampled as part of your pregnancy’s standard blood work. Testing your blood type not only identifies if your blood is type A, AB, B or O, it also identifies if the protein on your blood cells, known as the Rhesus factor or Rh ... read more

Help Garden OB/GYN Support Breast Cancer Research

By emily.blumkin
June 11, 2018

Breast Cancer is the second most common cancer in women in the United States, with about over 266,000 new cases being diagnosed each year. That’s why a lot of research and funding is focused on investigating breast cancer risk factors, treatments and other aspects related to the disease. The American Cancer Society alone has 159 ... read more

Depressed After Pregnancy? Recognize Postpartum Depression

By emily.blumkin
June 8, 2018

 At Garden OB/GYN, we believe that women’s wellness is not just physical, but also emotional and mental. With the increasing incidences of mental health issues occurring in our society, we believe it is important to bring awareness to certain emotional, mental and behavioral conditions that are very much related to the changes women may experience ... read more

Pregnancy Stretch Marks

By emily.blumkin
June 6, 2018

Stretch Marks are Common and Harmless It is completely normal and harmless to experience stretch marks around your stomach region, breast, thighs, hips, lower back and buttocks during your pregnancy. Most women (almost 90% of pregnant women) experience them after the sixth month of pregnancy. Stretch marks appear as the collagen or skin stretches beyond ... read more