In this latest In The News round-up, our experts talk taking on perimenopause, facts about C-sections and we hear a patient story from Mount Sinai’s NICU.
5 ways to survive perimenopause
Perimenopause means “around menopause” and usually starts as a woman reaches her 40s and the ovaries start producing less estrogen. It can last anywhere from five to 10 years. Dr. Wendy Wolfman, Director of Mount Sinai’s Mature Women’s Health Clinic, shares info with Chatelaine about managing symptoms of perimenopause.
C-sections: 5 things women need to know
Caesarean deliveries, or C-sections, can either be planned or the result of complications during labour. Either way, experts say women should know what this type of birth entails. Dr. Michael Sved OB/GYN at Mount Sinai Hospital shares his insights on Global.
This Saultite is Mount Sinai’s tiniest cystic fibrosis patient
Seven-month-old Leah Sperry of Sault Ste. Marie is the smallest cystic fibrosis patient in the history of Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. Read about some of the challenges and triumphs the Sperry family has experienced, as well as the care they’ve received at Mount Sinai.