Postpartum Care

The more you understand your body and how it functions, the better equipped you'll be at taking care of yourself to achieve optimal health. We've included the Patient Education section on our website to provide you with valuable, practical wellness information which you can incorporate into your lifestyle to improve the quality of your life. We hope you will turn to these pages whenever you have a question about health related issues and urge you to contact our practice at any time to make an appointment with one of our doctors.

 

 

Special attributes and interests

    DR corio loves to listen to her patients. Difficult medical situations are what she deals with a good lot of her time. Practicing for 35 years has allowed her years of experience and compassion and wisdom to help deal with patient's medical conditions. Also, she is able to use her vast referral base to send patient's to the appropriate doctors needed for further consultations. 

   Dr corio has dedicated her professional life to helping woman and giving them the best gynecological care possible. She is always available, giving her patients her email and cellphone and textes back to patients the same day. Her staff is also as decimated- they have been giving above and beyond when it comes to taking care of my patients. 

 

Gynecologist, Midtown eastside, NY 

    Dr corio is a practicing obstetrician, gynecologist in New York City for over 35 years. After graduating college and medical school from Rutgers medical school in Newark, New Jersey, she completed her residency in obstetrics and gynecology at mount Sinai hospital  in New York City in 1982. Board certified and a fellow of the American college of Ob/Gyn (FACOG), she began private practice in New York City affiliating with mount Sinai hospital.  As an assistant clinical professor, she was involved with teaching medical students and residents in Ob/Gyn. She continues to go to medical conferences to continue to be a pioneer in newest modalities affordable to patients. Teenagers to the elderly are seen in her office, and she continues to practice gynecology and first trimester obstetrics.  

 

MEER THE TEAM

   My gynecological staff consists of Mayra , my office manager of over 28 years- a medical technician who does everything in our office that is needed to be done  Luz, also a medical technician is involved in everything as well. They answer phones, make appointments, precertify  medication, and tests that are needed to be preformed. They draw blood, deal with insurances prescriptions on the computer, and much more. Cathy is my right hand man, and will take care of patients as well, get charts, reports and speak to patients on the phones as well.  Lastly, Inna is my sonography who works by my side throughout my office hours to do gynecologic as well as first trimester ultrasounds. It is a very valuable part of my visit with my patients answering many questions as to what a patient is going through.  All of my staff what to be involved with patient care - they love to hear about the patients lives and talk with them about all their medical needs.  They truly reflect dr corio's warmth and love for her patients.

 

services medical

     The services that are offered at our midtown east side  office 

    A complete physical exam ever time a patient is seen for her first visit and yearly visit which includes blood pressure, full body exam- thyroid, breast, heart, lungs, abdominal and pelvic exams. PAP and HPV screening and STD screening if indicated. 12 hour fasting bloods if needed which includes cholesterol, triglycerides, cardiac profile, CBC, thyroid profile, HgbA1C, cardiac CRP,folate, B12, Vit D, and other indicated tests.   Contraception and perimenopause, menopause and postmenopausal counseling, along with vaginal and urinary issues. 

Specaialized care

  colposcopy- if an abnormal PAP/HPV

endometrial biopsy

D&C/ hysteroscopy

pelvic ultasound(TVS)

evaluation and treatment of vulvodynia/painful intercours

cancer diagnosis and management 

BRCA testing as well as other genetic testing applicable to patients history

 

Perimenopausse

 dr corio's special interest in perimenopause started very early in her practice.  She began to see patients who were complaining  of different perimenopauSal symptoms but there was not a diagnosis known at that time.She  decided to write a book on perimenopause and it was a great success  The Change Before the Change - Everything you Need to know to stay healthy in the decade before menopause- became a classic..  Dr corio appeared on TV shows, radio shows and spoke in front of many female and ,male audiences that were excited to hear about perimenopause 

The Change Before The Change --my book 

How do I know if I,m in perimenopause.

The first sign of perimenopause- abnormal bleeding 

hot flashes, insomnia, night sweats

foggy brain 

sexual changes and vaginal atrophy

skin and hair changes with perimenopause

fertility and perimenopause 

ostoporosis and osteopenia

heart changes due to menopause

your thyroid gland affected by menopause 

breast changes and breast cancer risk

how to deal with gynecological issues that Change with menopause 

and lastly, how to have a healthy and easy transition through perimnopause

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

     

 

Giving birth is a beautiful, natural process, but it can also take quite a toll on your body. Thankfully, there are plenty of tips and products out there designed to make your recovery easier. Here is what nurses and experienced moms everywhere recommend.

Pain Reduction

Find out if your hospital offers special ice packs to new mothers, and if they don't, make your own. They are bulky, but they will help. Dermoplast pain spray helps immensely too. Line your sanitary napkin with a witch hazel pad to ease the itchiness of any stitches. Recline or lay down rather than sitting straight up. It is normal to feel contraction, similar in pain to menstrual cramps, after birth. These tend to worsen with every successive pregnancy.

For the Bleeding

You will bleed for several weeks after birth. Either wear the underwear the hospital provides or your own underwear you don't care about with a giant pad. Some women opt for adult diapers. Your bleeding should gradually slow and turn from bright red to brown. Call your doctor right away if you soak a pad within an hour, you pass clots larger than a golf ball or your vaginal discharge smells foul.

For Your Breasts

Your milk probably won't come in for a day or two after birth. If your breasts are painfully full, you may pump or feed a little for relief, but be careful not to overdo it as your body produces milk on a supply -and­-demand basis.

It is normal for breastfeeding to hurt at first. Make sure baby is latched on correctly and use Lanolin cream to help with any cracking or bleeding. Alternate which side you feed on and wear nursing pads to catch any leaking, especially at first.

If you are not planning on breastfeeding, wear a compression bra and do not pump. Cold washcloths can help with the pain.

Using the Bathroom

Use a squirt bottle when you urinate for the first few days to relieve the stinging. If you find yourself leaking small amounts of urine throughout the day, doing Kegels can help. If you have hemorrhoids, witch hazel pads can soothe them. If your stools are hard and painful, be sure to drink plenty of water and consume enough fruits and vegetables. Your doctor may also recommend a stool softener. You may find it helpful to take a sitz bath afterwards.

Other

Rest as much as possible, and don't be afraid to ask for help. Do not drive or carry anything over 10 pounds for a week. Realize that mood swings are normal, but if you are worried you have postpartum depression, talk to your doctor right away. Worry about taking care of yourself and your baby before you worry about weight loss.

After about six weeks, you’ll check in with your healthcare provider. This is the time to discuss any symptoms still troubling you and look at your progress so far. All in all, take things at your own pace, and try to enjoy these first precious weeks after your delivery!


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