Blog | Reply OB/GYN & Fertility - Cary, NC

Coronavirus/COVID-19 Update – Full update click here. Reply is open and seeing patients in clinic as necessary. We also offer telehealth appointments. If you are scheduled for a visit to Reply and are experiencing any symptoms or have any known exposure to COVID-19, PLEASE CALL US FIRST @ 919-230-2100. Our clinical staff will help you make the best decision about next steps to take. Please note only patients may enter the clinic for appointments (family members or other support persons may wait in their vehicles). WakeMed Cary Hospital also is allowing ONLY one support person for Labor & Delivery. Full update click here.

Midwifery 101

Midwifery 101

Midwifery 101 Certified Nurse-Midwives (CNMs) are licensed, independent healthcare professionals who practice the disciplines of nursing and midwifery. CNMs often earn a bachelor’s degree in a nursing program and practice as Registered Nurses prior to attending a graduate program for midwifery education accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Midwifery Education (ACME). After earning a master’s degree, […]

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Men’s Health
and Fertility

Men’s Health and Fertility Q&A with Dr. Rachel Urrutia 1. Are there signs or symptoms of male infertility? Unfortunately, there is no routine way to monitor male fertility similar to how we can with cycle charting for women. That being said, we can monitor for signs of low testosterone such as low libido, hair loss, fatigue, […]

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Migraines &
Pregnancy

Migraines & Pregnancy By Samantha Ratcliffe, CNM, WHNP-BC For women who experience chronic or acute migraine, changes associated with pregnancy and postpartum can present new challenges to a difficult diagnosis. Variations in sleep, infant behavior such as crying or feeding schedules, and maternal hormone fluctuations can feel like unavoidable migraine triggers. For migraineurs, facing the […]

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Migraines

Migraine Headaches By Samantha Ratcliffe, CNM, WHNP-BC Migraine headaches are a leading cause of disability worldwide, experienced by up to 12% of people in the United States. Many people inherit migraines due to genetics; in fact, 90% of those with migraine have family members who also suffer from this disorder. So, what is a migraine, […]

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Postpartum
Periods

The First Postpartum Period By Samantha Ratcliffe, CNM, WHNP-BC . When does the first postpartum period usually return? The first postpartum period can be elusive – and this is sometimes puzzling for women after having a baby. The first postpartum period, called return to menses, is largely determined by infant feeding. Women who exclusively breastfeed […]

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What does
a doula do?

What does a doula do? By Donna Zubrod, MSc, LMBT, CD(DONA) Donna Zubrod, is a Certified Doula, Fertility Educator at Reply, and a multi-faceted health professional committed to educating and empowering women at all stages of life. “What does a doula do?” is a commonly asked question. Read more to learn what doulas do and […]

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HBP &
Preeclampsia

National High Blood Pressure Education Month Preeclampsia Awareness Month  Have you ever wondered what makes high blood pressure so dangerous? May is high blood pressure education month, and it’s a good time to review the facts about a condition that affects so many women. Why worry about high blood pressure? High blood pressure, also called […]

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PMADs

PMADs   What are PMADs? PMADs are Perinatal Mood and Anxiety Disorders. They affect 1 out of every 5-7 women and may occur anytime during pregnancy or the first year postpartum. Often, PMADs peak around 3-4 months postpartum, or may be triggered when your period returns or when weaning from breastfeeding. While postpartum depression (PPD) […]

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Infertility

Infertility and You Infertility can be challenging – what often begins as a hopeful, excited path to family building can quickly become lined with worry and unanswered questions. Infertility is recognized when a couple has been trying unsuccessfully to conceive for at least 12 months. In the US, 1 in 8 couples experience difficulty conceiving. […]

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C-Section Recovery

C-Section Recovery – 4 Quick Tips to Help You Prepare Many women and couples who have experienced Cesarean birth verbalize that they wish they’d been prepared with more resources for recovery before their C-section, especially if it was unplanned.   Here are 4 ways to prepare ahead of time for C-section recovery 1. Stock up on […]

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