Pregnancy During the Summer: How to Beat the Heat

Summertime is here and while many people have been eagerly anticipating the warm weather, the heat can make a summer pregnancy challenging and uncomfortable. We’ve provided a few tips to help alleviate discomfort and keep you safe and cool while pregnant in the summer.   Hydrate Staying hydrated in the summer is important especially for…

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A Guide to Eco-Friendly Menstrual Cups

Menstrual cups have recently gained popularity but have been around since the 1930s. At first glance, menstrual cups may look strange and intimidating, but were here to help explain what they are, the pros and cons, and how to use them. What is a menstrual cup? A menstrual cup is a reusable feminine hygiene product…

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5 Tips to Help Ease PMS Symptoms

      PreMenstrual Syndrome occurs days before menstruation when a woman feels physical or mood changes.   According to the Mayo Clinic, there is no exact cause for premenstrual syndrome, though factors such as changes in hormones, chemical changes in the brain, and even undiagnosed depression may contribute to the condition.   Symptoms of…

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Tania Aziz MD: Your First Pap Smear

Your first pap smear can be scary and intimidating when you’re not sure what to expect. In this video, Dr. Tania Aziz discusses what a pap smear is, who needs the screening test done, what the results mean, and a walkthrough of the exam.

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County Ob/Gyn offers help to Roger Williams Park Zoo Howler Monkey

By Madison Diglio Valerie and Dr. Aziz On January 12, 2023, two staff members of County Ob/Gyn, traveled to Roger Williams Park Zoo in Providence, RI, to treat an extraordinary patient; Finley, an 8-year-old multiparous female howler monkey who was in need of gynecologic help. Tania Aziz, MD, and Valerie Ciavaglia, sonographer, were happy to…

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A Guide to UTIs

  Symptoms of a UTI (urinary tract infection) can range from very mild to having visible blood in the urine.  This guide is a good introduction to UTI’s and what can be done to lessen the symptoms.   Your urinary tract is made up of your kidneys, bladder, ureters and urethra. A UTI occurs when…

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OB Ultrasounds

At County Ob/Gyn we have 3 board-certified sonographers. They are highly-skilled professionals who use specialized equipment to create images of your baby from the very beginning to the end of your pregnancy. County Ob/Gyn is AIUM accredited, which means we meet or exceed nationally recognized standards in the performance and interpretation of diagnostic ultrasound examinations.…

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Vaccinations During Pregnancy

World Immunization Week, celebrated in the last week of April, aims to highlight the collective action needed and to promote the use of vaccines to protect people of all ages against disease. If you are pregnant or planning on pregnancy you will need certain vaccinations. The vaccines you receive will not only protect your own…

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Dr. Susan Richman Gives Back

Dr. Susan Richman is committed to helping others. Besides her private practice experience, she is an active volunteer in her community and beyond. In the past, she has volunteered for the Indian Health Service (IHS).  IHS provides a comprehensive health service delivery system for approximately 2.6 million American Indians and Alaska Natives. Dr. Richman was…

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IUDs

Dr. Chelouche discusses in-office IUD placement at County Ob/Gyn and compares the different IUD options available.

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