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SUICIDE AWARENESS MONTH Sep 19th, 2019

Your life doesn’t have to end with a period, it can begin a new with a semicolon [https://projectsemicolon.com/]. September is National Suicide Prevention Month. This is a time to share resources and stories on this stigmatized topic. Suicide doesn’t happen alone. It personally affects loved ones, communities, and beyond. It...

WELCOME DR. PERKINS! Sep 19th, 2019

WELCOME DR. PERKINS! Help us in extending a warm Alliance welcome to our newest specialist, Kerry-Anne A. Perkins, DO, MBA, MS. Drop in to say, “hello,” and learn a little bit about her now! Dr. Perkins has a comprehensive background in obstetrics and gynecology that makes her dynamic and impactful...

INSIDE NEW JERSEY’S 2016 TOP DOCTOR FOR WOMENS HEALTH Apr 11th, 2019

Dr. Obianwu is a dedicated womens’ health practitioner who pours his heart into making sure every patient is treated with respect and individualized care. His passion to better the lives of thousands of women in the Tri-State area has led him to receive many accolades, and much appreciation from the...

DIET & ENDOMETRIOSIS Apr 11th, 2019

Diet and Endometriosis What is Endometriosis? Endometriosis, as you may know and/or experience, can be a very uncomfortable and painful disorder to live with. It is one of the most common gynecological disorders affecting over 5 million women in the U.S and is the #1 cause of infertility in women....

A TIME TO HAVE CHILDREN: BE PARENTS WHEN YOU’RE PREPARED Apr 11th, 2019

Children are always a blessing. Hence, you would want to be at your best when they arrive. Preparation is key. In the advent of family planning initiatives, couples are being exposed to more opportunities to prepare as parents. In fact, the Center for Disease Control says family planning is a...

FACTS ABOUT VARICOSE VEINS Apr 11th, 2019

Beautiful legs is something every man and woman can achieve. However with age, childbirth, and weight among other things painful veins may appear on your legs. These are call varicose veins. Varicose veins are responsible for distributing blood to the far reaches of the body. However, some conditions effect its...

FIBROIDS: SYMPTOMS, CAUSE AND TREATMENT OPTIONS Apr 11th, 2019

Uterine fibroids are extremely common but are not well understood. When a woman is diagnosed with fibroids, the most common question is “What do I do?”. The first right step is for you to understand the condition. What are fibroids? Fibroids, medically known as uterine leiomyomas, are lumps of muscles...

4 TEMPORARY CONTRACEPTIVES THAT HELP WITH BIRTH SPACING Apr 11th, 2019

Starting out a family will need effort and considerable amount of planning. Some things to think about in starting a family will always include questions like “what life will I be able to give to my children?” With this, birth spacing is important. It helps estimate expenses and your overall...

4 SMALL BUT THOUGHTFUL THINGS YOU CAN DO FOR SOMEONE WHO HAS FIBROIDS Apr 11th, 2019

Fibroids are non-cancerous growths that develop in or just outside a woman’s uterus. As the cells grow, they form a benign tumor. Having fibroids can be quite challenging since their effects can be painful for women. Some of these symptoms include heavy menstruation, bloating, and constipation. As we already know,...

BEATING THE HEAT: 4 EASY ACTIVITIES THAT SOON-TO-BE MOMS CAN DO! Apr 11th, 2019

The incoming hot weather can make any living thing cower to the nearest shade available. Your shirt sticking to your back because of sweat has got to be one of the most uncomfortable feelings out there. Not to mention, the heat can cause dehydration and heat strokes. It’s always a...

5 PREGNANCY CARE TIPS TO REMEMBER Apr 11th, 2019

Pregnancy is a beautiful – and critical – journey. You’ve probably heard the very common and obvious pregnancy advice: quit smoking, stop drinking, eat more, and have enough rest. With so many prenatal care tips online, it is important to get the right tips to keep you and your baby...

5 SURVIVAL TIPS FOR YOUR MENOPAUSAL YEARS Apr 11th, 2019

Menstruation is common knowledge to everyone, especially to ladies who experience this natural body cycle at least monthly. However, these “periodic visits” don’t last forever. Menstrual cycles stop temporarily during pregnancy. They punctuate most women’s lives for decades until they permanently stop. This phenomenon is known as “Menopause”. It is...

WHY DO I NEED AN OBGYN? Apr 11th, 2019

Each of us goes through stages in our lives when our bodies grow, change, and develop as we get older. The moment we reach adolescence, things start changing in our bodies, prompting us to pay closer attention and care to our needs. For the female body, most especially, a lot...

EARLY DETECTION HELPS, GET SCREENED TODAY Apr 11th, 2019

Breast cancer awareness is available to anyone who wants to know more about early detection and the chances of their condition. It is also for those who want to learn more about breast cancer in the middle of their treatment. No matter who you are, breast cancer awareness can still...

WHAT TO EXPECT WHEN YOU’RE EXPECTING: THE FULL 9-MONTH SUMMARY Apr 10th, 2019

Pregnancy is one of the most awaited parts of a woman’s life. It is one of the initial steps that signifies the start of building a family. Men and women alike, are looking forward to taking care of the baby inside the womb. For families and loved ones to take...

THE WONDERS OF MATERNAL DELIVERY Apr 10th, 2019

Pregnant women and families are excited and happy to finally meet the baby growing in the womb. During delivery, families and pregnant women are anxious because, in a very short span of time during labor, a lot of things can happen. People are already aware and familiar what happened during...

TYPES OF CONTRACEPTION AND HOW TO KNOW WHICH IS BEST FOR YOU Apr 10th, 2019

Sexual intercourse is a biological function we are made to perform at some point in our lives, especially when we are trying to create a family. More often than not, though, we would like to engage in sexual activity without having to conceive. Although conception is also about timing, since...

MATERNAL DEPRESSION Apr 10th, 2019

May is National Maternal Depression Month, it is also Mental Health Awareness month. In light of this Alliance Ob/Gyn wants to bring light to Postpartum Depression or PPD. The silent cloud that plagues 15-%20 of women who gave birth, miscarried, or had a still birth needs to be discussed. If...