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18411 Clark Street Suite #107

Tarzana, CA 91356
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Diabetes is a cause for concern for anyone, but women who are pregnant or planning to become pregnant, need to be extra careful to avoid high blood sugar. Maintaining healthy blood sugar levels can prevent health issues during pregnancy and even after birth. If you practiced a healthy lifestyle and did not have diabetes before your pregnancy, you probably haven’t thought too much about the possibility of diabetes during pregnancy. Unfortunately, many women develop diabetes during pregnancy as a result of the changes in their bodies’ hormones. In fact, diabetes affects roughly 10-18% of all pregnancies.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Gestational diabetes occurs only during pregnancy, and usually goes away after birth. The exact cause of gestational diabetes is not certain, but it is most likely the effect of hormones produced by the placenta. While the placenta supports your baby as it grows, the hormones produced can sometimes block insulin which is needed to convert glucose into energy. When glucose builds up, hyperglycemia occurs. Women who develop gestational diabetes will not see birth defects in their baby, as gestational diabetes occurs after the baby has fully formed. However, diabetes in pregnancy can still lead to a heavier baby and serious health problems.

Visit Dr. Ayalon today to talk about the effects of diabetes during pregnancy and see what you can do to prepare your body to deliver a healthy baby.

Pregnancy back pain is a common problem and is not something that should catch you off-guard. There are many factors that contribute to the strain on a pregnant woman’s back. Carrying extra baby weight causes a shift in balance. In fact, a majority of pregnant women may experience back pain, however there are many ways you can safely treat and even prevent pregnancy-induced back pain. Here are some coping mechanisms to help you have a comfortable pregnancy:

Maintain Good Posture

  • Stand up tall and straight
  • Keep your chest high
  • Hold your shoulders back and relaxed
  • Do not keep your knees locked

Use a Support Belt

You may want to use a maternity support belt. These elastic bands are worn under the clothes and help cradle your pregnant belly. Actual evidence for the effectiveness of these belts are slim, but there are many women who claim it helps support the baby better.

Sleep on Your Side

Sleeping on your side can be a lot more comfortable when you are pregnant. You do not want that extra weight pushing straight down on your spine at night. Keep one or both knees bent, perhaps with a pillow between them to provide better support.

If you have severe back pain that requires medication, please contact our office at 18411 Clark Street, Suite # 107 Tarzana, CA 91356 Tel: (818) 654-9312.

 

For women both directly before and during pregnancy, nothing is more important than proper medical care. Prenatal care has been proven to reduce the chance of maternal death, miscarriage, and birth defects. Your obstetrician can detect and treat any medical problems before complications occur, and refer you to other specialists when necessary.

Dr. Roy Ayalon offers the best prenatal care in Tarzana, CA.

If you are considering becoming pregnant or suspect you are pregnant, see Dr. Ayalon for a healthcare checkup to ensure your child will be healthy. You should tell Dr. Ayalon about any medications you are taking, as some may be harmful to your child’s development and may need to be substituted.

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A myomectomy is a surgical procedure that is performed to remove uterine fibroids most times without harming the uterus. This allows the patient to preserve her ability to have children in the future.

Dr. Roy D. Ayalon., MD is a board-certified Obstetrician and Gynecologist and the best to get your myomectomy done in Tarzana, CA.

Myomectomies can be performed in several different ways depending on the size, location, and amount of uterine fibroids in the patient. A myomectomy performed using a laparotomy procedure will allow Dr. Ayalon to remove the fibroids through an abdominal incision. Laparoscopy myomectomies are performed with a tiny camera and specialized instruments through thin incisions. This technique allows for faster recovery times, reduced bleeding, and a decreased risk of infection.

Call 818.654.9312 to schedule a consultation.

Whether it’s gynecological or prenatal care you need, Dr. Ayalon believes in offering only the best with his highly skilled and personalized services. Dr. Ayalon is a board certified, experienced, and trusted provider of women’s health care. Some services include:

Obstetrics
Family Planning
Breast Exam
Infertility

Gynecology
Prenatal Care
C-Sections
Menopause Management

Dr. Ayalon provides consistent, superior care in a calm and relaxing environment. From fibroids tumors treatment to pelvic exams to prenatal care and delivery, Dr. Ayalon is an expert in both obstetrics and gynecology services, and will make sure you are comfortable every step of the way.

Dr. Ayalon is the best gynecologist you can find in Tarzana, CA.

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Birth control pills are safe but should only be used with a prescription.  Some pills control the hormone levels. Others prevent women from releasing an egg, while others thicken cervical mucus, preventing sperm from reaching an egg. Pills are usually taken daily and they do not protect against STDs.

Women who wish to prevent pregnancy can do so using a variety of birth control methods. Forms of contraception include over-the-counter and prescription products, behavioral methods, and permanent procedures. Dr. Ayalon has a complete understanding of all of these forms of birth control and can help decide which methods are best for you.

Other forms of birth control include

Condoms

NuvaRing

Vasectomies

Tubal ligation

Call Dr. Roy Ayalon via  (818) 654-9312 to discuss your options before you decide on any birth control method.

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All pregnancies have their risks, but high-risk pregnancies are those that have a greater chance of harming the mother and developing baby. Pregnancies in women over 35 years old or those with medical conditions may be automatically considered as high-risk pregnancies.

Receiving prenatal care before and during pregnancy is the best way to ensure your pregnancy does not become high-risk. Those that are already classified as carrying a high-risk pregnancy should especially receive prenatal care to avoid complications in labor and ensure the health of both the mother and child.

Learn how your OBGYN in Tarzana can help you during your high-risk pregnancy by contacting our office today!

Don’t let fibroids continue to cause you pain or discomfort. With a myomectomy, Dr Ayalon can remove uterine fibroids most times without harming the uterus. This allows the patient to preserve her ability to have children in the future. To learn more about what to expect with a myomectomy visit your gynecologist in Tarzana, CA.

Women who wish to prevent pregnancy can do so using a variety of birth control methods. Forms of contraception include over-the-counter and prescription products, behavioral methods, and permanent procedures. Dr. Ayalon has a complete understanding of all of these forms of birth control and can help decide which methods are best for you. To find out more, schedule your appointment with our gynecologist in Tarzana, CA today.

If you are looking for an OBGYN who genuinely cares about their patients, then our OB in Tarzana CA may right for you. Dr. Ayalon is passionate about providing each of his patients with the most comprehensive and detailed care. He strives to empower each patient with knowledge and unconditional support.

Why Choose Dr. Ayalon?

Dr. Ayalon received his medical degree from the Sackler School of Medicine in Tel Aviv, and performed his residency training at Mount Sinai School of Medicine (New York, NY) in the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology, & Reproductive Science. He holds a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from University of California, Los Angeles where he graduated Summa Cum Laude.

Dr. Ayalon’s many awards and accomplishments include the Mount Sinai OB/GYN department Best Research award in 2007 for his research on “The Effect of Sleep Deprivation on the Fine Motor Coordination in Obstetrics and Gynecology Residents,” which was published in the celebrated American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology. He also received the Mount Sinai School of Medicine Third Year Medical Students Teaching award.

Overall, Dr. Ayalon has pursued the education and training to offer his patients the best care in Tarzana CA. If you are interested in becoming a patient please contact our gynecologist in Tarzana CA to schedule your first appointment.