What to Know About Bacterial Vaginosis

By emily.blumkin
March 19, 2018

Bacterial Vaginosis (BV) is the most common cause of vaginitis and will happen to most women at some point in their life. What is it? BV is an overgrowth of bacteria that exist naturally in the vagina. Usually an increase in the local pH of a normal vagina produces a perfect environment for these bacteria ... read more

Birth Control Options Your Body

By emily.blumkin
March 17, 2018

Choosing a contraceptive method is a very personal choice. Each woman's body and circumstance is different. That's why Garden OB/GYN offers a variety of contraceptive options. Our Garden OB/GYN doctors and providers are specialists in contraception. They can provide expert guidance on considerations for hormone levels, frequency, effectiveness and permanence of contraceptive options, so you ... read more

March Of Dimes' Information on Gestational Diabetes

By emily.blumkin
March 14, 2018

Want more information about Gestational Diabetes? Check out Garden OB/GYN's partner organization, March of Dimes', informational helpful post about how to control blood sugar while pregnant. If you have diabetes, or are worried about your blood sugar levels during pregnancy, click the link below to find out more details about prenatal care, medication, blood sugar ... read more

What to Know About Iron Supplementation During Pregnancy

By emily.blumkin
March 13, 2018

During pregnancy, it is important to meet the recommended daily dose of iron to promote maternal and fetal well-being. Deficiency in iron may be associated with pre-eclampsia, preterm labor, and other disorders. Since most pregnant women's diet may not reach the recommended dose of 27mg/day, iron supplementation may be useful. Talk to your OB/GYN clinician ... read more

Stay Up-to-Date on the Latest Premature Birth & Infant Health Research

By Elizabeth Frankowski
March 12, 2018

Want to learn about the most recent research on premature birth, birth defects and other infant research topics? Read about our Partner, March Of Dimes', latest research findings. Want to get involved? Join in on this year's March For Babies Walk fundraiser event: ... read more

Help fight prevent premature births with March Of Dimes & Garden OB/GYN

By AdviceMedia
March 6, 2018

You can help Garden OB/GYN and non-profit organization, March of Dimes, battle incidences of birth defects, premature births and infant mortality rates by donating to March of Dimes or by participating in this year's March For Babies fundraiser event on April 29, 2018 at Jones Beach Field 5. Visit or for more information ... read more

Endometriosis Awareness Month

By Elizabeth Frankowski
March 5, 2018

1 in 10 women live with #Endometriosis  Endometriosis is an incurable gynecological condition with unknown cause. It occurs when endometrial implants, comprised of tissue normally found within the uterus, are present in other areas of the body. Such as on the ovaries, intestines, GI tract and there have been cases of it being found in ... read more

Research Journal Publishing: Meconium in Amniotic Fluid: An Algorithm Has Changed: A Brief Clinical Update

By AdviceMedia
February 27, 2018

We are thrilled to share that Garden OB/GYN Physician Boris Petrikovsky, MD, PhD, has been published in the Winter 2018 Neonatal Intensive Care Journal for his discussion on the guidelines for infants with meconium-stained amniotic fluid and routine intubation and tracheal intrapartum suctioning. To read the full Journal Publishing, click the following link: Meconium in Amniotic Fluid: ... read more

Garden OB/GYN Health Tip of The Day: Can I Drink Coffee While Pregnant?

By emily.blumkin
February 26, 2018

During pregnancy, coffee intake is only recommended in moderation as the effects of caffeine on the developing baby are not definitive. If pregnant, you should not drink more than 200mg of caffeine per day, including tea and other caffeinated beverages. If you are in your first trimester, it is recommended to avoid caffeine as it ... read more