Monthly Archives: July 2013
Men: eat right for healthy sperm
Women know that diet is a critical factor in fertility, but men should be aware that diet and lifestyle are just as important for them as for their partner. One-third of the cases of infertility are related to the male … Continue reading
Congratulations, Dr. Ziegler!
Dr. William Ziegler was recently honored by the residents at Monmouth Medical Center. He was awarded the National Faculty Award from the American College of OB/GYN for his work in educating and mentoring the resident physicians at the hospital. We … Continue reading
Preeclampsia, a form of high blood pressure that affects pregnant women, is a common and treatable condition. That’s important, because without treatment your growing baby is at risk for serious health issues. Preeclampsia affects the flow of blood to the … Continue reading
The Robot will see you now
Some women with uterine fibroids may be candidates for a new, uterine-preserving, minimally invasive procedure – da Vinci Myomectomy. The da Vinci Surgical System enables surgeons to perform this delicate operation with unmatched precision and control, using only a few … Continue reading
Leg cramps, begone
Leg cramps are common during pregnancy, particularly at night while you’re trying to sleep. The Womenshealth.gov website suggests how to help soothe leg cramps during pregnancy: • Practice gentle stretches on the cramping muscles. • Engage in light, mild exercise. … Continue reading
Britain legalizes gay marriage
In case you missed the news, Britain has legalized gay marriage after Queen Elizabeth II gave her royal stamp of approval on July 17. Learn more at NJ101.5.
Is it time to see a specialist?
If you have been trying to get pregnant for a long time without success, you may be thinking about seeing a fertility specialist. But how do you know when to make the call? The March of Dimes suggests that if … Continue reading
OK to play while pregnant?
With summer here, everyone wants to get outside and play sports. But what if you’re pregnant? In general, almost all women can and should be physically active during pregnancy. First, talk to your doctors, particularly if you have high blood … Continue reading
Choosing the right exercise
“Exercise and pregnancy usually work well together,” says the American Pregnancy Association (APA). But which exercise? First, talk to your doctor. With your doctor’s consent, you may be able to keep up with your routine and adapt it as you … Continue reading