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Did You Know that Birth Control has Benefits Beyond Preventing Pregnancy?

Mar 27, 2019 / No Comments

By Michele Sinopoli, MD Reliant Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology Many women enjoy the convenience of using a hormonal birth control method, such as oral contraceptive pills, arm implant, …

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Is it Safe to Exercise During Pregnancy?

Nov 11, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Michele Sinopoli Reliant Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology There are a lot of myths and misconceptions about exercising during pregnancy. This often causes some women to avoid …

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Medical Minute: Healthy Eating During Pregnancy

Sep 21, 2018 / No Comments

Donna Papazian, Certified Nurse Midwife, provides helpful tips on how to eat healthy, for mom and baby, during pregnancy.

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Medical Minute: Torticollis (Wry Neck)

Aug 23, 2018 / 1 Comment

Shanita Fernandes, a Physical Therapist who works with pediatrics, talks about infant torticollis, also known as wry neck. Find out how Reliant Medical Group’s physical therapists treat babies with …

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Preparing for Labor With Colleen Ryfa, CNM

Aug 22, 2018 / No Comments

In this video, we discussed labor with Colleen Ryfa, Certified Nurse Midwife, including the definition of labor, signs and symptoms of labor, as well as how to prepare.

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August is National Breastfeeding Month

Aug 2, 2018 / No Comments

In celebration and to raise awareness, we talked to Dr. Kristen Newsom, Family Practice physician in our Holden office about the benefits of breastfeeding to both mothers and babies. …

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Thinking of Choosing a Midwife?

Jun 20, 2018 / No Comments

By Lynne Masterson, CNM Reliant Obstetrics and Gynecology Dept. Many women first consider a midwife’s services when they find out they are pregnant. Others look for a midwife to …

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Postpartum Depression in Men and Women is More Common Than You Think

Mar 19, 2018 / No Comments

By Dr. Michele Sinopoli, Reliant Medical Group Obstetrics and Gynecology While many women experience mood changes around the birth of a child, approximately 15-20% suffer serious symptoms of depression …

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Make a Breast Self-Exam Part of Your Monthly Routine

Oct 2, 2017 / No Comments

By Dr. Julie A. Alosi, Surgical Oncologist, Reliant Medical Group October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a great time to learn more about breast cancer and how to detect …

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Cord Blood Banking- Making an Informed Decision

Jul 18, 2017 / No Comments

By Michelle Dalal, MD Reliant Medical Group Pediatrics There are many choices new parents make when a baby is on the way. As technology has progressed, some parents are …

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New HPV Vaccine Guidelines Affect Dosages

May 8, 2017 / No Comments

The CDC recently recommended that 11- to 12-year-olds receive two doses of HPV vaccine at least six months apart rather than the previously recommended three doses to protect against …

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Are Some Mothers Really Consuming Their Placenta?

Nov 20, 2016 / No Comments

It may sound a little off the wall, but an increasing number of new mothers are consuming their placenta after delivery. So is this just a new dangerous health …

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Medical Minute: What is a Midwife?

Jul 26, 2016 / No Comments

This week we visited with Certified Nurse Midwife, Colleen Ryfa, at Worcester Medical Center. Watch her Medical Minute video above as she explains all the great things Midwives do! …

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Postpartum Depression – More Than Just the “Baby Blues”

Jun 19, 2016 / No Comments

For mothers who have just given birth, it is supposed to be a joyous time of life. For women suffering from postpartum depression, however, new motherhood can be one …

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Medical Minute: Pelvic Organ Prolapse

Jun 16, 2016 / 1 Comment

We visited with Dr. Amos Adelowo, the director of our Urogynecology department, to learn more about Pelvic Organ Prolapse, a common condition many women experience in their lifetime. Watch …

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Reliant Midwife Makes a Special Delivery in Westboro

Jun 6, 2016 / 1 Comment

Pictured above: Certified Nurse Midwife Donna Papazian pays a visit to mother Hope Cross, baby Avery Elizabeth and husband Scott Cross in their hospital room after the delivery in …

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Medical Minute: FAQs About Pelvic Surgery

May 24, 2016 / No Comments

We visited with Dr. Diego Illanes, our Chair of Obstetrics & Gynecology and Urogynecologist. In his latest Medical Minute video, he answers the questions he is asked the most when …

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The Discussion About Mesh in Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery

Apr 29, 2016 / No Comments

Polypropylene mesh material has been used in most surgical subspecialties and in millions of patients for over five decades. In my field of Female Pelvic Medicine and Reconstructive Surgery, …

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Having Trouble Getting Pregnant? Here’s What You Need to Know.

Apr 3, 2016 / No Comments

April 21st – 27th is National Infertility Awareness Week. So we thought it would be a good time to talk about this very common problem. It is believed that …

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Reliant Midwives Celebrate 25 Years of Caring

Nov 6, 2015 / No Comments

On Thursday, November 5th, the midwives of Reliant Medical Group’s OB-Gyn department gathered to celebrate 25 years of providing care and helping mothers bring new life into the world. …

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Reliant’s Midwives Featured in Worcester Telegram & Gazette

Sep 1, 2015 / No Comments

“People want the option for a midwife,” said Lynne Fling, a certified nurse-midwife who has practiced at Reliant for two-and-a-half years. “I think that’s a big draw for our …

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Morning Sickness? Here’s How You Can Feel Better.

Jul 10, 2015 / No Comments

Morning sickness (known as hyperemesis) is something that many pregnant women experience. There’s no doubt that it’s one of the least enjoyable aspects of pregnancy. The feeling of nausea …

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Medical Minute: Pelvic Floor (Kegel) Exercises

Jul 9, 2015 / 8 Comments

This past week we visited Christine Dooley, a Physical Therapist at our Gold Star Boulevard site, to talk about pelvic floor muscles and how women can strengthen them through …

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Medical Minute: Heavy Periods

Dec 15, 2014 / No Comments

For our latest Medical Minute, we sat down with Dr. Michele Sinopoli to talk about heavy periods. There are several options for women to treat this condition, watch the …

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Midwife Myths: The Truth About Midwives

Apr 13, 2014 / 2 Comments

The department of OB/GYN at Reliant Medical Group is growing! We recently welcomed two new Certified Nurse Midwives to our practice. This expansion has allowed us to become the …

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