Now accepting Telehealth appointments. Schedule a virtual visit.

Blog Archive

Getting Your Body Healthy for Pregnancy Oct 5th, 2021

A healthy body makes conception more likely and means you are less likely to experience complications when you do get pregnant. But what exactly does it mean to be “healthy” for pregnancy? Here at FemmPro OB/GYN in Garden City and North Massapequa, New York, we are highly experienced at supporting...

5 Surprising Benefits of Pregnancy Sep 1st, 2021

Pregnancy can be challenging for a woman. Morning sickness, weight gain, back pain, and stretched-out skin are all things to look forward to as you carry a baby to term.  A few months of discomfort are worth it, though, when you hold your little bundle of joy. While your baby...

Helpful Hints for Keeping You and Your Baby Well During Your Summer Pregnancy Aug 3rd, 2021

You always want to take care of your body, but when you’re pregnant, you have extra responsibilities. At FemmePro OB/GYN, we help you promote good health and experience comfort as you carry your baby -- especially in the hot, humid summer months. Here are some tips from the obstetrics specialists...

The Benefits of Understanding Prenatal Care for Both You and Your Partner Jul 7th, 2021

Hearing the wonderful news that you’re expecting a child is an incredible experience, especially for first-time parents. The immediate joy and excitement you feel are like nothing else. As the news starts to settle and you begin preparing for your new addition, there are many questions that you and your...

Is A Natural Birth Right For You? Jun 14th, 2021

Welcoming a new baby into the world is an exciting and deeply personal time in a woman’s life. There are so many decisions to be made, from what color to paint the nursery to whether you want a natural birth or an epidural. There’s no wrong decision, as each choice...

Did You Know that Ovarian Cysts Are Part of A Normal Menstrual Cycle and Positive Sign of Fertility? May 26th, 2021

When planning to start a family, you start checking off boxes on your list of things to prepare for. Part of that process is visiting your obstetrician to go over what to expect when you’re expecting. During one of your visits, you may be told that you have ovarian cysts....

10 Tips to Prepare Your Body for Pregnancy Apr 19th, 2021

Having a baby is one of the greatest thrills in life. You’re full of excitement, painting the nursery, choosing a name, buying diapers and onesies, and being honored at showers. But even before your baby is conceived, preparing your body to house and nourish a new life through its long...

Myths and Facts About C-Sections Mar 10th, 2021

Childbirth and motherhood are beautiful parts of life that bring so much joy and wonderment. You’ve been preparing for months to welcome your baby into the world, but you may still have some questions that have gone unanswered. As you prepare for your birth, one of those questions may pertain...

Do You Suffer From Heavy Periods? FemmPro Can Help! Feb 17th, 2021

If you have heavy menstrual bleeding that lasts for more than seven days, you have a common condition called menorrhagia, which affects over 10 million women every year. Our team at FemmPro OB/GYN, in Garden City and North Massapequa, New York, offers the highest level of medical expertise in women’s...

Can You Still Get Pregnant After a Miscarriage? Jan 21st, 2021

Experiencing a miscarriage (typically before week 20) occurs in about 8-20% of women with known pregnancies. In many cases, miscarriages happen without even knowing you’re pregnant because they occur so early on. At FemmPro OB/GYN, in Garden City and North Massapequa, New York, our professional team guides you through your...

Tips For Navigating Your Winter Pregnancy Dec 13th, 2020

Getting ready for your birthing experience can be one of the most exciting times in your life. Our team at FemmPro OB/GYN in Garden City and North Massapequa, New York, understands your desire to know how to navigate through your labor and delivery. We have the expertise, training, and compassionate...

What To Expect When Choosing A MidWife Nov 4th, 2020

With a growing number of women in the United States deciding to have a Midwife for pregnancy, labor, and delivery, we currently have two Midwives on staff at FemmPro OBGYN in Garden City and North Massapequa, New York.  Our team of Midwives understands your desire to have the care of...

Why Your Annual Mammogram Screening is Key Oct 12th, 2020

This year, over 275,000 new cases of breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed. This condition affects 1 in 8 women, making it one of the most common cancers among women (just under skin cancer). Left unchecked or caught too late, cancer cells in the breasts may spread to the...

The Benefits of BRCA Analysis Testing Sep 20th, 2020

According to statistics at breastcancer.org, 1 in 8 women over their lifetime will get breast cancer. And this year, over 250,000 new cases are expected. The American Cancer Society estimates that this year, over 20,000 new cases of ovarian cancer are expected. Both cancers increase in risk as women get older, but they can...

The Importance of an Annual Pap Smear Aug 10th, 2020

A lot can happen in a year. Although time seems to fly by, a year is a reasonable amount of time to experience life events. Over 365 days, you could get a new job and move to a different state. You might find a new romantic partner, take up a...

How Do I Know My Pregnancy is High-Risk? Jul 17th, 2020

Having a baby is one of the most beautiful and memorable times in a woman’s life. It can also be one of the most challenging. You’ve probably experienced many changes in your body, and you're constantly thinking about the best outcome for your baby. While some pregnant women experience a...