b"We want to provide access,Carusosays.Buy tickets That is core to our mis-sion.today!HerMDisableto focusonofferingthis levelofcaretowomen bymakingaconscious choice not to do obstet-rics and instead to refer pregnancycaretoother Each room at HerMD features a calming color paletteOB-GYN practices. TheVitaly: an EVEningreasonforthisisthat and clean design. pregnancycaretendsof WondErsfind a practitioner who is certified bytoovershadowotherwomenshealth the North American Menopause Soci- needs, making non-pregnancy-relatedSat, Mar 9 at 8pMety, or NAMS. All the practitioners atappointmentshardertogetandex-HerMDarecertifiedbyNAMSandtremely short. Much of this has to do have International Society for the Studywithinsurancereimbursementrates, of Womens Sexual Health training.which are very low for non-pregnancy AccordingtoCaruso,85percentcare, Caruso explains. of women experience some of the 34This allows for us to have a betterJoan osborne Martin sexton telMary rebirthsymptomsdirectlyrelatedtomeno- providerandpatientexperience,sheFrI, Mar 1FrI, Mar 8 FrI, Mar 22 brass bandpause. Many of these symptoms havesays. You can come here for contracep- at 8pM at 8pM at 8pM Sat, Mar 30treatmentoptions.Unfortunately,be- tion and birth control, take a break ifat 8pMcause there are so few trained provid- you are having babies, then come back.SOpaCnow.org(973) 313-2787 ers, many women dont know about theWe have patients aged 13 to 90. (The south orangE PErforming arts CEntEr treatment options available to them.median patient age is 41, she says.) onE soPaC Way, south orangE, nJ 07079Its really a disservice what is be- AnotherwayHerMDisableto ing done to women in the healthcareprovide access is by also offering a line system, Caruso says. of aesthetic services, in which women Besidesmenopausecounseling,canbookprivatepayappointments HerMD offers advanced gynecologicalfor HydraFacials, chemical peels, der- ''care on a variety of womens health con- maplaning,microneedling,eyebrow ditions, including fibroids, endometri- and lash lifts, Botox and Dysport in-osis, infertility, pelvic pain, abnormaljections,dermalfillers,Sculptraor bleeding, incontinence, and polycysticKybella, laser hair removal, and other ovary syndrome. Additionally, the clin- body treatments to tighten skin, tone ic treats numerous conditions relatedmuscle, and diminish scars.to female sexual health; provides can- The spa takes care of many of the cer screening and care, including papconcerns that our patients have, Caru-andHPVtesting,andbreastexams;so says. It really is comprehensive care. offers fertility care and contraception,HerMD takes most major insurance FLEXIBLE 3, 4 AND 5 DAY PROGRAMSincluding birth control pills and IUDs;plans, including BlueCross BlueShield, EXTENDED DAY HOURS 8AM-6PMdiagnoses and treats sexually transmit- UnitedHealthcare and Medicare. (Aet-tedinfections;andofferspregnancyna and Cigna coverage was pending as INNOVATIVE AND PROGRESSIVE CURRICULUMconfirmation and care up to 12 weeks.of publication.) HerMD also welcomesIN A NURTURING AND STIMULATING ENVIRONMENTqueerwomen, BRAND NEW STATE OF THE ART FACILITYtrans women, and gender-noncon-formingpersons. Appointments can bescheduledby phone or online at HerMD.com. Malia Rulon Her-manisaneduca- FRUMIE BOGOMILSKY - DIRECTORtion and healthcareMS EARLY CHILDHOOD SP.EDThe HerMD founders and staff celebrate the opening of theirreporterbasedinFOR MORE INFORMATION:Millburn location. Maplewood. 973-763-7455 | WWW.KINDERGANPRESCHOOL.ORGfeature story /29"