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Landmark FABM Study

How effective are Fertility Awareness-Based Methods (“FABMs”) for preventing pregnancy?   August 15, 2018 The most comprehensive look to date at this question has just been published in Obstetrics & Gynecology, the official publication of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists. Dr. Rachel Urrutia, Assistant Professor in the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at […]

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Q&A with Dr. Faith Daggs

Q&A with Dr. Faith Daggs Dr. Faith Daggs has known since childhood that she wanted to be a doctor, and she decided in medical school to focus on obstetrics and gynecology. She attended Catholic University in Washington, DC, followed by med school and ob/gyn residency at Georgetown. Following twenty years of practice at Geisinger Holy […]

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A Positive Approach to Gestational Diabetes

A Positive Approach to Gestational Diabetes On March 6 we hosted the First Tuesdays! talk, A Positive Approach to Gestational Diabetes. Reply’s own Emily Kennedy, Health Coach and Fertility Educator, led the presentation which reviewed the development of this condition and positive ways to make a big positive impact on your health. In addition, Reply […]

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The Mystery of Menopause: Explained

The Mystery of Menopause On February 6 we hosted the First Tuesdays! talk, The Mystery of Menopause: Explained. Reply’s own Tally Krienke, CNM led the presentation, which reviewed the stages of perimenopause and menopause. In addition, several Reply clinicians were on hand and provided insights on everything from nutrition to physical changes to libido. A […]

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Endo What?

Endo What? Join us Thursday, November 2, for an exclusive screening of Endo What?, a groundbreaking film about the devastating condition endometriosis. The event will be held on the UNC Campus and is presented by Reply Ob/Gyn & Fertility and Women’s Birth & Wellness Center. The presentation is FREE and open to the public, but […]

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Pregnancy and Exercise

Pregnancy and Exercise By Emily Kennedy There is a common misconception that exercise during pregnancy is unsafe. Fortunately, if you are healthy and your pregnancy is normal, it is safe to continue or start most types of exercise. Why be active during pregnancy? Regular exercise during pregnancy benefits you and your baby in these key […]

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Living and Loving, Naturally

Living & Loving, Naturally – one couple’s perspective Kelsey and Eddie D. are a couple in their late 20s who love to live as naturally and sustainably as possible. They grow many of their own foods, shop local, and limit toxic chemicals in their cleaning and hygiene products. When it comes to their reproductive health, […]

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Appreciating Your Cycle

Appreciating Your Cycle A Conversation with Emily Kennedy, MSc Emily Kennedy, MSc, serves patients as both a Health Coach and a Fertility Educator at Reply. She also is a personal user of fertility awareness for natural family planning and health monitoring purposes: “My husband and I learned about fertility awareness through friends who were also […]

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Fertility Awareness APPs

There’s an APP for that… There are dozens (if not hundreds) of charting, fertility awareness, and period tracking apps out today, but their accuracy varies widely and very few of them are validated by evidence-based research. We sat down with our Director of Education, Lori Hartley, MPH, RN, who explained why learning a Fertility Awareness […]

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Empowered by Fertility Awareness

Empowered by Fertility Awareness –Reply patient Sarah L. By tracking information about their fertility women can become empowered to play an active role in not only their reproductive health, but in their health and well-being as a whole. Reply patient Sarah L., 27 years old, reflects on her choice to end hormonal contraception and learn […]

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