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

Specialized Infertility Treatments

By emily.blumkin
June 5, 2018

If you are facing fertility issues, we know it can be an emotional and difficult process to face. That’s why Garden OB/GYN is here to help. Our practice offers specialist doctors, as well as treatments that are specific and personalized for each patient’s circumstance. Garden OB/GYN specializes in helping our patients overcome their fertility issues. ... read more

What to Know About Pap Smear Tests

By emily.blumkin
June 4, 2018

Pap smears are a routine part of the Well Woman’s Exam or Annual Gynecological Exam. The Pap smear is a physical exam that is used to detect and diagnose cervical cancer, as well as Human Papilloma Virus (HPV).  During the exam, the healthcare provider extracts cervical cells so that they can be examined under a ... read more

National Cancer Survivors Day

By emily.blumkin
June 3, 2018

National Cancer Survivors Day is celebrated the first Sunday in June. We celebrate for those who have survived and provide inspiration for those that were recently diagnosed with cancer. Garden OB/GYN supports cancer research, fundraising and sharing knowledge about cancer and prevention. We are proud to be a 2018 Flagship Sponsor of Making Strides Against ... read more

Types of Breast Cancer Testing

By emily.blumkin
June 2, 2018

You’ve probably heard about the importance of breast cancer testing and screening to promote your personal women’s wellness, but it’s likely that you’re unsure of exactly what each type of test is for? Luckily we have the explanations for you! Here is a description of the common types of breast cancer testing and what they ... read more

Pregnancy & Dehydration

By emily.blumkin
May 30, 2018

Summer is approaching! If you’re pregnant it’s especially important to make sure you are drinking enough water to stay hydrated in these warm-weather months. During pregnancy, your body will need more water than the average woman. That’s because the extra water helps your baby develop through providing proper fluids and nutrients through the placenta (the ... read more