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Mt. Auburn Marches for Babies

April is an exciting month for the doctors, nurses and office staff of Mt. Auburn OBGYN. We all work to raise donations and awareness for March for Babies around this time, because healthy babies are so important to us. If you aren’t sure about what this event tries...

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How You Can Face Infertility

Many of the conditions we discuss in our blog specifically affect women, but infertility does not discriminate. This disease of the reproductive system can impact men and women equally. In fact, one in six couples have difficulty conceiving, and we encourage both...

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Stopping Yeast Infections

The phrase yeast infection makes many women uncomfortable on its own, but we can assure you that having a discussion about it is much less irritating than the infection itself. That’s why we are here to help with info about causes, symptoms and prevention of vaginal...

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Irregular Periods: Causes and What to Do

Periods are supposed to be on a timely schedule, right? Not exactly. They come just about once a month for many, but there are several cases in which this isn’t true. Even for two women who are considered to have regular periods, their time between periods can vary by...

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People of the Practice – Beth Senft

Beth Senft has been a registered nurse at Mt. Auburn OBGYN in Cincinnati for about four years. Her time at our practice is only a snippet of her 37 year career, but she has been an attentive, compassionate care taker. If you’ve made an appointment at our Mason office,...

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You’re Pregnant! What Tests Should You Expect?

The path to pregnancy is unique to each woman. Prenatal tests are also tailored to each of our patients. Health, age, ethnicity, medical conditions and family history are all factors that we take into account when considering prenatal tests. There are a variety of...

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Managing Pregnancy and Heart Disease

Heart disease is a concern on its own without worrying about the complications involved with pregnancy. If you have heart disease or are at risk, there are some precautions you should take before getting pregnant and during your pregnancy. The following...

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People of the Practice – Cindy Twehues

Cindy Twehues is a registered nurse and the clinical manager for the practice. In addition to her professional titles, you may hear her being called the “baby whisperer.” She’s often called in to find a “hiding” baby when a patient is having a non-stress test. What...

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Preventing STDs

Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are diseases passed from one person to another through intimate physical contact and sexual activity including vaginal, oral and anal sex. They can range from minor discomfort to life threatening, so it’s important to know what...

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Get Screened for Cervical Cancer

Early detection of cancer is so important in successfully treating the disease, and this is certainly true of cervical cancer. Detection can even find pre-cancers, so you get proper treatment to stop the cancer from forming in the first place. So, how can you start...

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New Year Pregnancy Prep

If you’ve decided that 2018 is your year to start trying to have a baby, there are a few pregnancy prep tips to remember! Parents.com published a great article that featured a checklist to read over before you decide to add a baby into your life. It covered three...

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Holiday Traditions From Around the Mt. Auburn Family

Pictured Clockwise: Amber King, Lisa Fisher, Ellen Nolen, Melodie Thiel, Nicole Baumann & Chelsea Saleh The holidays are a great time for festive songs, food and family, and we hope you’re enjoying all three this season. We surveyed our lovely staff to see how they...

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Finding Cuddly Companions for Sick Kids

Dr. Plecha works with an amazing, local non-profit that benefits children and animals. Read what she wrote about her experience with the organization, and find out how to support its mission. I work with Pets for Patients, which is a non-profit that rescues pets from...

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What the Survey Says

We truly appreciate all the patients, and families of patients, who have trusted our compassionate care for decades! You are at the center of all that we do, so we thank you for being so open and helpful in our recent survey. Now that the results are in, we’re excited...

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People of the Practice – Melodie Thiel

Melodie Thiel has been a registered for nurse for over fifty years! She’s enjoyed working at Mt. Auburn OBGYN since 1989. Melody’s secret to her satisfying career at Mt. Auburn is her co-workers. She says they are her favorite part about work, above all else. “I...

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Five Things to Know About Menopause

Average Age is 51 According to the Mayo Clinic, the average age for a woman to experience menopause is 51, but it can happen several years earlier or later. Most commonly, women experience menopause in their 40s or 50s. It’s a Point in Time A common misconception is...

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Employee Breakfast 2017

On October 18, 2017, Mt. Auburn celebrated the hard work and dedication of their employees at their annual appreciation breakfast at the Hyde Park Country Club.

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People of the Practice: Ruth Gildea

Ruth Gildea has been tasked to be the first person most patients meet as a nurse at our practice. What started as a part time job 31 years ago, has turned into the ultimate learning experience with the best co-workers. Day to day, Ruth triages patients’ phone calls,...

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What to Expect from your Yearly Checkup

Each year, there’s always a list of things you should do. Spring clean your house. Go to the dentist. Clean out your closet. Take a vacation. And, obviously, go to the gynecologist for your yearly checkup. There are multiple reasons why visiting the gynecologist is an...

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How to Find Ovarian Cancer Early

According to the American Cancer Society, it's difficult to accurately detect ovarian cancer, but that doesn’t mean you shouldn’t try. There are numerous ways to make detection more likely, including regular exams and recognizing high risk factors. Regular Exams...

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Selecting Birth Control That’s Right for You

You’re most likely familiar with “the pill,” but is it the right choice? Maybe it is, but maybe it isn’t. Birth control, also called contraception, comes in many forms, and there might be some that are better for your specific needs when compared to others. It is...

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People of the Practice: Ginny Smith

Ginny Smith has been a medical assistant for more than half of her 39 years at Mt. Auburn OBGYN. Going from the front desk to the billing department and finally to her current position, Ginny has always loved the deeply personal relationships that our practice has...

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How Vaccines Work: An Immunization Awareness Month Message

There has been plenty of debate over vaccines in recent years, and during National Immunization Awareness Month, we want to stress how getting vaccinations can be an important building block for starting a healthy life. Read on to find out what they do, why they’re...

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Things to Remember about Breastfeeding

August is National Breastfeeding Month! So, we wanted to share a few things about breastfeeding that every mom should know. Eat a Well-Balanced Diet During pregnancy, there are a lot of recommendations on what you should do and, more importantly, what you should eat....

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Protecting Your Newborn from Group B Strep

Group B streptococcus is a type of bacteria that is most often passed to newborns from their mothers over the course of labor and birth. During International Group B Strep Awareness Month, we at Mt. Auburn OBGYN want to inform you about this preventing potential danger to your future newborns.

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People of the Practice: Nicole Marshall

Nicole has spent 17 years at Mt. Auburn as a receptionist, and we could not be luckier to have her as the face that greets our patients. She loves getting to know patients and their families, and people are her passion. Learn more about her! A native of Northern...

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People of the Practice: Ethelda Roderick

Almost 40 years after starting at Mt. Auburn OBGYN, Ethelda Roderick considers the staff her family. She keeps our practice humming along as a surgery scheduler, with a strong commitment to serving our patients that has lasted through the decades. If you’ve scheduled...

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Your Baby and Cytomegalovirus

Cytomegalovirus, also known as CMV, is hard to spell, and even harder to pronounce, but it can pose a serious threat to unborn children. Out of our concern for expectant mothers as a women’s health center, and in recognition of National Congenital Cytomegalovirus...

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Supporting Cancer Survival in Cincinnati

Women’s health is obviously one of our biggest priorities at Mt. Auburn OBGYN, and our commitment to women in Cincinnati specifically has been strong for many generations. While we are equipped to treat a number of conditions, spreading health awareness is something...

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Overheating During Pregnancy

Welcome back to our blog. In this post, Dr. Cirasole has guidance on an important topic for pregnant women as the weather gets hotter. Summer is approaching, and we at women’s health centers such as Mt. Auburn OBGYN know just how hot and humid Cincinnati can be at...

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Know the Risks, and Protect Yourself from Zika

The Zika Virus is can cause serious birth defects, and without an available vaccine, the best thing you can do to protect yourself and your pregnancy is to avoid infection. Check out this helpful video and the below infographic, courtesy of the Centers for Disease...

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Mt. Auburn Stories: Amy Palmisano

At Mt. Auburn, we’ve taken pride in offering individualized women’s health care for several generations. With our longstanding tradition, we get to know our patients and get the privilege to play an active role in their lives and their wellbeing. Amy Palmisano has...

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Everything You Need to Know about Preeclampsia

At Mt. Auburn, we are dedicated to keeping mothers comfortable and safe during pregnancy and delivering happy, healthy babies. Many complications can arise during the nine month stretch of pregnancy, and it’s important for mothers to-be to know what could happen,...

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Managing Your Diet in the Third Trimester

It’s Almost that Time! You’re in the third trimester of your pregnancy. This means that you are between 28 and 40 weeks pregnant, and your baby is becoming more and more developed. By week 37, your baby’s bones and organs are considered full-term and your baby is...

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Eating Right in the Second Trimester

You’re Starting to Show... You’re in the second trimester! These three months are an important time during your pregnancy because it’s when your baby is developing the most rapidly. Here are some tips to make sure you are eating a nutritious diet in order for your...

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Meet the Doctors – Dr. Mable Moy Roberts

Mt. Auburn OB GYN boasts generations of specialized medical care and service from an incredible team of physicians. Dr. Mable Moy Roberts has been a physician at Mt. Auburn for 18 years and is one of the many reasons why women from all around the Cincinnati area...

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Meet the Doctors: Emily Wiebracht

Patients trust our practice because of our generations of service and our team of amazing physicians. Dr. Emily Wiebracht has been with Mt. Auburn OB GYN for 5 years, and we want you to learn a little more about her. Dr. Wiebracht is from Perrysburg in Northwest Ohio....

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Meet the Doctors: Donna Cirasole

Patients trust our practice because of our generations of service and our team of amazing physicians. Dr. Donna Cirasole has been with Mt. Auburn OB GYN for 14 years, and we want to share a little more about her. Dr. Cirasole is from Copiague on Long Island, New York....

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Introducing Mt. Auburn’s Fresh New Brand

You may have noticed our new look across our website and social media platforms. Throughout our 80 years of operation, most of our clients frequent our practice through word-of-mouth referrals or belong to a family that has trusted our practice for several years. We...

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Put Your Best Heart Forward

It's February, and you know what that means. Love is in the air! But what's equally as important as that chocolate heart your loved one will give you on Valentine's Day is your very own blood-pumping heart! February is American Heart Month, which is a much-needed...

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Meet Our Doctors

Women all over the Greater Cincinnati area have trusted Mt. Auburn OB-GYN with their healthcare needs for generations. Whether our patients are seeking guidance during pregnancy or coming in for a yearly check-up, our team of physicians, nurses and supporting office...

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