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Which Birth Center Do We Deliver

This post features a little extra information about the places the midwives here at Holistic OBGYN deliver out of. We always recommend touring (whether it's virtually or in-person) any location you intend on delivering in.
May 23rd, 2022
COVID in pregnancy

COVID: A Discussion on the Potential Effects on Women's Health

We know a lot of general information about COVID-19 and the COVID vaccine; or we can find that information readily. However, it is not commonly discussed how COVID or the vaccine may be affecting women's health. This post dives into some of this key info!
Dec 30th, 2021
What is Midwifery?

What is Midwifery?

Although traditionally only associated with labor, midwives can provide excellent care throughout a woman’s life, including during pregnancy. There’s more to midwifery than you might think. Read on to learn more.
Dec 1st, 2021
PRP: Is it Right for Me?

PRP: Is it Right for Me?

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) injections for aesthetics are becoming more popular, but can your own blood really help you reach your aesthetic goals? The short answer is “Yes!” Read on to learn more.
Nov 1st, 2021
Why Would I Need a C-Section?

Why Would I Need a C-Section?

Although often framed as purely a choice, there are many reasons that you may need a C-section for a successful and healthy delivery. Read on to learn more.
Sep 1st, 2021
Myths and Facts About Labor

Myths and Facts About Labor

Labor, just like pregnancy, is often the subject of myths and tall tales that just aren’t truthful. Learn how to separate some popular myths from facts on labor and delivery.
Aug 4th, 2021

The Role of a Midwife During Delivery

Delivery is one of the most exciting and nerve-wracking parts of pregnancy. A midwife can serve as a trusted partner throughout the birthing process. Read on to learn more.
Jun 24th, 2021

Signs of Sexual Dysfunction

Sexual dysfunction can add worry to your life and put stress on your relationship with your partner. Learn more about this complex problem and what can be done to solve it.
Mar 1st, 2021

What Should I Look for in a Midwife?

A midwife will be your partner throughout your pregnancy journey, from prenatal care to your baby’s first months. Read on to learn what you should look for when selecting a midwife.
Jan 1st, 2021

Can I Have a Vaginal Birth After a Cesarean Section?

Does having a Cesarean section mean you always have to have a Cesarean section? No. Vaginal birth after a C-section (VBAC) isn’t safe for all women, but you may be able to have your next baby vaginally. Read on to learn more.
Dec 1st, 2020

5 Myths About Childbirth

Are you concerned about an upcoming birth? Understanding more about what to expect can help you feel calmer and more in control during this exciting time. Read on to learn what’s fact and what’s fiction.
Oct 1st, 2020

Recovering from a C-Section: What to Expect

Are you having a Cesarean section or wondering what recovery is like if you do have one? Read on to learn what’s involved in the procedure and what you can expect as you recuperate.
Sep 10th, 2020

A Beginner's Guide to Botox

You’ve almost certainly heard of Botox®, but have you considered that it may be the perfect procedure for you? Botox can erase wrinkles and take years off your face. Read on to learn more about this cosmetic treatment.
Aug 12th, 2020

Leaking Urine: Is it a Medical Problem?

Leaking urine is a medical problem that should be addressed by an expert. You may simply have an overactive bladder, or your incontinence may be caused by stress on the body. Read on to learn the causes of incontinence and the treatments available.
Jul 17th, 2020

What to do When Intercourse Hurts

Intercourse is a natural way to stay intimately connected with your partner. If you’re experiencing pain during these special moments, rest assured that there’s nothing wrong with you. Read on to see what to do when intercourse hurts.
Jun 12th, 2020

Home Childbirth Options

Feeling comfortable and empowered is an essential part of creating your perfect birth plan. Choosing home childbirth puts you in control of every important aspect of your labor and delivery. Read on to see some home childbirth options.
May 12th, 2020

Your Sexual Health Matters

The benefits of sex are numerous. In fact, having a heathy sex life can help relieve pain, improve your cardiovascular health, and even help you sleep. Read on to learn more.
Apr 20th, 2020

6 Tips For Staying Fit During Your Pregnancy

Staying fit during your pregnancy is vital for you and your baby. Every woman experiences a different pregnancy, but there are some universal tips that can help every mom-to-be. Read on to learn more.
Mar 3rd, 2020

Choosing the Right Birth Control for Your Lifestyle

Are you getting overwhelmed by all of your birth control options? Wondering how to decide between pills, patches, or implants? Don’t let it get to you — considering these factors can help you find the perfect contraceptive for your lifestyle.
Nov 18th, 2019

Bleeding During Pregnancy: What's Normal and What's Not?

Bleeding during pregnancy can be due to a wide variety of causes from a healthy fertilized egg implanting in the uterus to a complication like an ectopic pregnancy or placenta previa to a miscarriage. Contact your health care provider for advice.
Oct 23rd, 2019
At Holistic OB/GYN & Midwifery in Clifton, New Jersey, our experienced team understands it can be scary to get a positive Pap

My Pap Smear Results Were Abnormal—What Now?

A Pap smear looks for irregular cervical changes. But, getting an abnormal test result doesn’t necessarily mean you have cancer. Read on to find out what an abnormal result may mean.
Aug 25th, 2019
PRP skin rejuvention available at Holistic OB/GYN & Midwifery in Clifton, New Jersey

PRP: The All Natural Solution for Younger-Looking Skin

You’ve always loved beauty treatments made from natural ingredients. Well, what could be more natural than you? Platelet-rich-plasma (PRP) therapies enrich, rebuild, and revitalize your skin with powerful ingredients that come from your own body.
Jul 24th, 2019

Your New Jersey Summer Pregnancy Survival Guide

No matter which trimester you’re in at the start of what’s sure to be another scorching New Jersey summer, there’s plenty you can do to stay cool, comfortable, and healthy as your baby grows and your pregnancy progresses. Here are our best tips.
Jun 13th, 2019

What All Women Need to Know About STDs

Each year in the United States, 20 million people are diagnosed with an STD. To avoid becoming a part of this eye-opening statistic, here’s what every woman should know about protecting themselves against these potentially dangerous infections.
May 13th, 2019
How to Decide if a VBAC is Right for You

Deciding Whether You Should Have a VBAC

The good news? You don’t have to give up on the possibility of a vaginal birth after having a cesarean section. Hear from the experts about what you should consider as you decide whether to have a VBAC.
Feb 12th, 2019
Wondering whether a VBAC is right for you?

Deciding Whether to Have a VBAC

The good news? You don’t have to give up on the possibility of a vaginal birth after having a cesarean section. Hear from the experts about what you should consider as you decide whether to have a VBAC.
Feb 7th, 2019
Consider a midwife for your delivery.

5 Great Reasons to Consider Using a Midwife for Your Delivery

The midwifery model of care is built on the philosophy that childbirth is a normal life process, not a medical situation that requires intervention. Find out how choosing a midwife can help you have a more natural pregnancy and birth experience.
Jan 10th, 2019

Telehealth: The Advantages of Telemedicine

Struggles to get to the clinic? Trying to reduce your exposure to COVID-19, as well as other contagious illnesses, and still need to see your doctor? Telehealth is safe and easy — receive quality care from anywhere.
Feb 20th, 2024

HPV: Human Papilloma Virus

Did your pap smear results come back abnormal due to the presence of HPV (human papilloma virus)? Read this blog post to understand what HPV is, why we check for it in a pap, and what the next steps are now that you have received your results.
May 23rd, 2022
Is Your Urinary Incontinence Due to Vaginal Atrophy?

Is Your Urinary Incontinence Due to Vaginal Atrophy?

Oftentimes, women who experience vaginal atrophy also experience urinary incontinence. Why is this? Are they linked? They can be. Read on to learn about the connection and the treatment options that are available.
Jan 1st, 2022

A Closer Look at Routine Gynecology Services

Gynecological care is an important part of preventative and protective health, just like a yearly physical. Learn more about routine gynecology services and their benefits.
Jul 18th, 2021

When Should I Get Tested for STIs?

As uncomfortable as it may seem, it’s critical to get a diagnosis and treatment if you think you might have a sexually transmitted infection (STI). Getting treatment will help you avoid damaging your health and infecting others.
Nov 2nd, 2020