Let’s face it: Not all pregnancies are created equal. African American women are at a higher risk for complications such as hypertension, asthma and preterm birth. That’s why Dr. Suzanne Greenidge-Hewitt and Yvette Allen-Campbell wrote this must-have pregnancy guide for women of color.
Suzanne has over 26 years of experience as a board-certified obstetrician and gynecologist, and Yvette is a leader in education. Together they walk you through the multiple stages of pregnancy, advice on how to best avoid common health issues and dispel rumors, all with authority and personality. With month-by-month overviews, soul food recipes beneficial to pregnant women, checklists for doctor visits, a play-by-play of delivery options and even tips for keeping the romance alive, this book has everything you’ll need for the next 9 months and beyond.
With all your questions answered and all your fears laid to rest, Black, Pregnant and Loving It will allow you to enjoy your pregnancy and go on to deliver the beautiful baby you’ve been waiting for.
Meet Dr. Greenidge
Dr. Suzanne Marie Greenidge is an accomplished medical doctor and skilled surgeon specializing in Obstetrics and Gynecology. She was an Assistant Clinical Professor of OB/GYN at Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons from 1994-2015 – for 21 years (appointment ended October 2015). An innovative and trusted pioneer in women’s health and well-being, Dr. Greenidge is also the founder and director of Woman To Woman OB/GYN, a comprehensive medical center for women based in Yonkers and Riverdale, New York.
Under Dr. Greenidge’s skilled management, Woman To Woman employs a staff of 20 women who provide superior quality, personalized OB/GYN care. Offering an all-inclusive approach to women’s gynecological and obstetrical care, expert services offered by Woman To Woman include obstetric and gynecological ultrasound services, office surgery (including colposcopy, Leep, D/C, endometrial biopsy & ablation, labiaplasty and vaginoplasty), and the treatment of fibroids, menopause and infertility. Equipped with state of the art equipment, Woman To Woman offers electronic medical records and online communication for appointments and electronic prescriptions, to provide the most up-to-date health care for women in a warm and embracing environment.
A practicing physician for 15 years, Dr. Greenidge has developed a keen sense of how to treat the medical issues women face, being mindful of each woman’s unique need. Her particular expertise in General Obstetrics, General Gynecology, Vaginal Surgery, Laparoscopic GYN Surgery and General GYN Surgery enables her to quickly understand the medical condition at hand, find solutions and execute surgical procedures with precision, grace and a very high success rate including use of the da Vinci robot. Dr. Greenidge is widely acclaimed for her expertise in the treatment of fibroids—earning her the title of “The Myomectomy Queen” among the many colleagues she lends support and guidance to—and she has a special interest in high-risk obstetrics, infertility and menopausal diagnosis and management.
Dr. Greenidge has an outstanding reputation and is well respected by her colleagues. She is a Senior Clinical Attending at St. Johns’ Riverside Hospital at Yonkers and Dobbs Ferry. She is a Board Certified Fellow of the American College of OB/GYN. In addition, Dr. Greenidge is a member of the American Board of OB/GYN, American Medical Association, National Medical Association, American Institute for Ultrasound Medicine, American Medical Management Association, Westchester OB/GYN Society, Medical Society of the State of New York, Westchester African American Chamber of Commerce and Sister 2 Sister International. A sought-after speaker, Dr. Greenidge frequently leads medical panels, offers keynotes and presents at conferences and symposia. She has received numerous honors and awards.
Dr. Greenidge began her career as a medical receptionist. Her hard work and determined spirit guided her completion of a BA degree at Smith College, a Doctor of Medicine degree from SUNY Health Science Center at Brooklyn, and her OB/GYN Residency at Harlem Hospital/Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. She is a published author in the Journal of Ultrasound in Medicine and the American Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology, and is an avid supporter of women’s achievement by offering continuous guidance and mentoring.