Blog Archive

September is NICU Awareness Month Sep 1st, 2020

At May-Grant, we are grateful for the wonderful NICU professionals who treat the babies and families with compassion and respect.    Pregnancy is a time filled with hope and expectation. Every family hopes for an uncomplicated birth and a healthy baby. But sometimes the unexpected happens. Every year more than half a...

Money Talk! Aug 25th, 2020

Because May-Grant is independent, we don’t charge many of the fees that the hospital systems do. This will save you money—often lots of it! <img src="https://static.xx.fbcdn.net/images/emoji.php/v9/tdf/1/16/1f4b5.png" alt="

Welcome Dr. Elizabeth Roth! Aug 4th, 2020

Elizabeth Roth, MD, is a new obstetrician and gynecologist at May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology located in Lancaster, Elizabethtown, Columbia, Ephrata, Intercourse, Willow Street, and Lebanon, Pennsylvania. She has hospital privileges at Lancaster General Hospital and Lancaster General Women and Babies Hospital.   Dr. Roth received her doctorate of medicine at...

Celebrating 50 years! Jul 30th, 2020

Here are some highlights from our 50 years: 1968 the practice began as Drs. May Grant founded by Dr. May and Dr. Grant Incorporated 1970 as Drs. May Grant and added physicians: Dr. Etnoyer and Dr. Plutnicki with offices on Lime Street in Lancaster. 1986 Dr. Krespan joined the practice...

Lancaster Baby Shower Virtual Event Jul 21st, 2020

Lancaster Baby Shower is the largest baby and young family expo in Central Pennsylvania where both local and national vendors showcase products and services for maternity, birth, and babies/toddlers and parenting. The 2020 Lancaster Baby Shower Virtual Event will take place in a private Facebook group. All the same great...

Karen Peckham Retirement Jun 30th, 2020

Today we say goodbye to one of our amazing nurse practitioners, Karen Peckham. Karen leaves May-Grant after decades of caring service to her patients and the community. Here us her departing message: Dear Friends,The time has come for me to start a new chapter in my life. With that in...

May-Grant Update about Appointments Apr 14th, 2020

As the situation with Covid-19 continues to evolve, May-Grant is continuing to make adjustments. Here are some things to keep in mind. In order to keep our patients, staff, and providers as safe as possible, we will be moving to a two-team model which allows our staff and providers to...

Barb Good Goes to Mexico Apr 14th, 2020

Before the Coronavirus shut down travel, Barb Good (one of our amazing CNMs), her husband Marlin, and 3 others (Carol Peachy, Carole Roth, and Christine Good Shenk) went to Brownsville, Texas to help at Matamoros. This is a tent city just across the border, where more than 2500 men, women...

Introducing Telemedicine with May-Grant Mar 27th, 2020

We are open and seeing patients virtually and in the office!   WHY WE ARE OPEN As a medical office, we have been "strongly encouraged" to remain open, which we are doing in service to our patients. Many of our patients have health issues that should be addressed in the office...

Coronavirus and COVID-19 Update Mar 17th, 2020

May-Grant is working hard to respond quickly and effectively to developments in Lancaster and Lebanon counties and around the world while maintaining our commitment to serving our patients safely and reliably. We would like to share what we have been doing in our practice to uphold that commitment:  PROTOCOLS AND...

Need a Certified Menopause Practitioner? Mar 3rd, 2020

Justyna Kurzyna, CRNP, is a Certified Registered Nurse Practitioner at the Lancaster, Columbia, and Lebanon, Pennsylvania locations of May-Grant Obstetrics & Gynecology with additional locations in Elizabethtown, Ephrata, Intercourse, and Willow Street, Pennsylvania. Justyna worked as a Registered Nurse for 13 years before she earned her Nurse Practitioner degree. Her...

It's National Heart Month Feb 4th, 2020

February is American Heart Month. Did you know that heart disease is the No. 1 killer of women, killing more women than all forms of cancer combined??? This month, we will focus on how to GO RED for women, including raising awareness and taking steps to ensure your best health....

3D Mammograms Coming to May-Grant! Jan 21st, 2020

    We are excited to be able to offer mammograms in a new, comfortable, convenient suite at our Good Drive Office. These important screening tests may be done in conjunction with your annual exam for added convenience, or at any other time.    We are scheduling NOW for an...

Wash Your Hands! Dec 10th, 2019

Extended Hours at May-Grant Nov 12th, 2019

Who feels like there are not enough hours in the day some days?

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Oct 16th, 2019

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month. This disease affects 1 in 8 women. Stay tuned all month for information and action items to help you know your risk factors, understand your screenings, support other women, and get involved. For more information now, see: https://www.nationalbreastcancer.org    

Genetic Screening Tests Oct 16th, 2019

Did you know that many cancers have a genetic component? Did you know that there are tests that can help determine your risk? One way to assess whether these tests are right for you is to take a quiz such as this one: https://mysupport360.com/self-assesment-quiz/   Take the quiz and bring...

May-Grant After Hours! Oct 7th, 2019

Did you know that May-Grant doesn't close at 5 pm? We have evening hours until 9 pm Monday - Friday. This allows you to:* make appointments for after work hours* avoid potentially expensive trips to the ER or Urgent carefor your OB or GYN-related issues* call our office before you...

Nurse Midwifery Week Oct 2nd, 2019

Happy Nurse Midwifery Week to all our Certified Nurse Midwives! May-Grant is proud to have these spectacular midwives as an integral part of our healthcare team. They are compassionate, throrough, engaging, and expert at what they do. We are happy to welcome Kelli Diadato as our newest CNM. Kelli joins...

September is Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders Awareness Month Sep 20th, 2019

May-Grant is joining the cause to increase awareness of the risks of drinking alcohol while pregnant. The U.S. Surgeon General advises pregnant women and women who are considering becoming pregnant to abstain from alcohol consumption to eliminate alcohol-exposed pregnancies,1 yet it is estimated that 40,000 babies are born each year...

Private Practitioners are still the best choice for consumers! Aug 12th, 2019

Read this article for more information: https://health.usnews.com/health-care/for-better/articles/2018-10-30/why-private-practitioners-are-still-the-best-choice-for-consumers?fbclid=IwAR3uaeudJ7PLwFEGPzEhGyEVWnYzc9hXzxNF-Il_ibSMMSw3HEiIlFnO4vw

CRNPs Jul 30th, 2019

Have you seen these faces recently? Kim, Justyna, Maryilene, Karen, Emily, Angie, and Dorinda (who just recently joined us) are a fantastic team. They provide exemplary and compassionate care to our patients all while having fun together. What's your next adventure???

Prenatal Education Night Jul 26th, 2019

Want to learn more about how to fuel your body and feed your growing baby while pregnant or preparing to be pregnant??? Come and learn with us on August 15th! Registration on the website: https://www.maygrant.com/contents/community/education-nights  

HPV Vaccine Dramatically Reduces Cancers and Infections Jul 26th, 2019

Are you protected? Is your child? According to recent data, use of the HPV vaccine has had a dramatic effect on the incidence of cancer and also infections (see NYT article here: https://www.nytimes.com/…/hea…/hpv-vaccine-warts-cancer.html). As we think about getting our kids geared up for school, make sure they have all the...

Vaccines May 8th, 2019

There has been much in the news recently about vaccines. Diseases that are entirely preventable and were once considered eradicated are now sickening people across the country. Physicians agree that vaccines work and are a big part of a healthy population. Please click here for more information from the CDC...

May-Grant and the Lancaster Barnstormers May 1st, 2019

Have you visited the new May-Grant Little Slugger Dugout at Clipper Stadium? Next time you go to a Lancaster Barnstormers game, make sure to stop by and visit this comfortable, connected space for moms and babies. Check out this great write-up in the Barnstormers program!

NovaSure Testimonial - Jen C. May 1st, 2019

In early 2016, I met with Dr. Meldrum to talk about my periods which were inconsistent (anywhere from 20-45 days apart) and so heavy that at times I couldn’t even use tampons. He recommended different options that we could try and at that time introduced me to the Novasure procedure....

NovaSure Testimonial - Allison E. May 1st, 2019

Meet Allison E! She had an in-office Novasure to deal with her heavy periods. Here’s what she has to say: “My only regret about the in-office NovaSure procedure was not getting it done a lot sooner. After checking to make sure I was a good candidate for the NovaSure, the...

Could I have a UTI? May 1st, 2019

After the cold and flu, Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) are the most common ailment for women over age 18. About 60% of all women will have a UTI at some point in their lives, and 20% of women get them repeatedly. The Urinary Tract includes the kidneys, where urine is...

Tier One! May 1st, 2019

Do you know that May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology is a Tier 1 provider with PennMedicine/LGH insurance (Eliance)? This means that employees or others with LGH insurance can see any provider or have lab and ultrasound services at May-Grant at no additional co-pay or cost–and often it is a less expensive...

Lab Work at May-Grant May 1st, 2019

#LabWork Did you know that you can come to the lab at May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology for most any lab work you need? Even if it is ordered by your primary care or other specialist, you can have your lab work done here to save you time and money. Here’s the...

NovaSure Testimonial - Courtney O. May 1st, 2019

Meet Courtney O. Here’s what she had to say about Novasure performed with May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology: "I had pain and severe discomfort with my period. My flow was so heavy and the clots were so large that I could not even use tampons! When my doctor and I talked...

May-Grant Little Slugger Dugout Apr 28th, 2019

In partnership with the Lancaster Barnstormers, May-Grant is proud to sponsor the May-Grant Little Slugger Dugout at Clipper Stadium. This is a comfortable, connected space for moms and babies at the ballpark. The room is located at Section 13 behind home plate and has comfortable seating, a play space for...

May-Grant Columbia Office Renovation Apr 23rd, 2019

Come and see the beautiful new renovations to our Columbia satellite. Many thanks to all the hard work of our providers and staff during the renovation and move. We are so happy to have a functional and lovely space to provide exemplary care to our patients! Check out our FaceBook...

Toys for Tots 2018 Nov 28th, 2018

#ToysforTots ‘Tis the season for giving! Please join May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology in supporting Toys for Tots. We are collecting new, unwrapped toys at each of our locations to be wrapped and donated to the Marine Foundation program. This program will serve over 12,000 children in Lancaster County alone. Let’s brighten...

100,000 Thank You's Update Nov 26th, 2018

Because of the amazing generosity of our providers, staff, and patients, May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology was able to contribute 400 handmade notes to the men and women of our military serving overseas during the holidays.   A giant “Thank You” to Angie Santos, one of our amazing nurse practitioners, for...

Wreaths Across America #BLUEJEANSDAY Nov 20th, 2018

Please join Team Grant as they do a spontaneous #BlueJeansDay to raise money for Wreaths Across America. This organization strives to REMEMBER the Fallen, HONOR those who Serve, and TEACH our children the value of Freedom. Our donations will go toward the service at Indiantown Gap National Cemetary on December...

Lab Work Nov 8th, 2018

Did you know that you can come to the lab at May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology for most any lab work you need? Even if it is ordered by your primary care or other specialist, you can have your lab work done here to save you time and money. Here’s the...

2nd Annual 100,000 Thank Yous Nov 2nd, 2018

#100,000ThankYous #FortheTroops It’s that time again! May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology is happy to participate in the effort to collect at least 100,000 Thank You notes to send to our military members serving overseas. This is the second year for the program and our second year participating, and we hope to beat our...

#NATIONALMAMMOGRAMDAY Oct 22nd, 2018

#InOctoberWeWearPink! In honor of #NationalMammogramDay, some of the staff and providers at May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology put on their pink to show support for breast cancer survivors.Did you schedule your mammogram???

Pop Tabs Update! Oct 10th, 2018

Pop Tab Update! May-Grant has collected and donated over TEN pounds of pop tabs to the local Ronald McDonald House. Being a force for good in the community is an important part of why we do what we do. For more information on this program, check out this website: https://www.rmhc-centralpa.org/…/aluminum-tab-recycling-pr…/ What...

2018 Women's Expo on Saturday, October 13 Oct 10th, 2018

Come check us out at the 2018 Women’s Expo this Saturday at Spooky Nook. Make sure to stop by our booth and get information about how our practice can improve your life and the life of women you love. This event is from 9 am to 2 pm at Spooky...

Walking for Women at the Heart Walk Sep 12th, 2018

Please consider joining the May-Grant Team “Walking for Women” at the Lancaster Location of the American Heart Walk. The details: Date & TimeSeptember 15, 2018Check-In 7:30 AMStarts 9:00 AMLength of Walk 1 and 3 Mile Heart Walk The 2018 Lancaster Heart Walk is the American Heart Association’s premiere event that...

#BLUEJEANFRIDAY for September Sep 7th, 2018

In order to support worthy causes in the community, the providers and staff of May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology are invited to donate money and wear blue jeans on one Friday a month. This month, the money was raised for the American Heart Association and the American Heart Walk. #lookinggoodwhiledoinggood

May-Grant Booth at the Best Wedding Showcase Aug 1st, 2018

Come and visit the May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology booth at the Best Wedding Showcase on August 12, 2018! This event, held in the Lancaster Marriott and Convention Center. This is a great opportunity to see all that the #1 OB/GYN practice in Lancaster has to offer

Dr. Gerbert 30 Years Jul 23rd, 2018

Many of the female providers of May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology gathered to celebrate Dr. Kathleen Gerbert, who was the first female physician to join the practice in 1988! She has been serving the women of Lancaster County for 30 years, sharing her kindness, her wisdom, her expertise, and her many...

Blue Jeans Friday (Part 2) Jul 13th, 2018

#BlueJeansFriday Staff and providers at the office of May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology can wear blue jeans in an effort to raise money for charities or local communities. The latest one saw proceeds going to the Wounded Warrior Project. They raised $278! May-Grant loves our community and is always looking for...

Tier One Status Jul 9th, 2018

Do you know that May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology is a Tier 1 provider with PennMedicine/LGH insurance (Eliance)? This means that employees or others with LGH insurance can see any provider or have lab and ultrasound services at May-Grant at no additional co-pay or cost–and often it is a less expensive...

#YAYTEAM May 23rd, 2018

#YAYTEAM The staff of May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology including Ultrasound, Lab, Medical Records, Floor Staff, Desk Staff and Nursing Care Coordinators met together on May 23rd for a team building exercise. The scenario: A sinking yacht and 15 items to prioritize for survival. Each person did an individual ranking, then met in...

May 13-19 Women's Health Week May 17th, 2018

This week is National Women’s Health Week. Do you need help meeting your health goals? Scheduling your annual well-woman visit is a great first step! You and your doctor can come up with a plan that works for you. Schedule your visit today with one of the amazing providers at...

Can Tabs for Ronald McDonald House - Hershey May 9th, 2018

Why? The aluminum tabs are sold to a local recycling company. proceeds help with daily operating expenses at the House. The generous amount of tabs collected has been very beneficial to the House and the families we serve. We are averaging $1,000monthly just from these tiny tabs – that’s over...

Blue Jeans Friday! May 5th, 2018

#BluejeansFriday Every other month, the staff at May-Grant chooses a worthy charity. Then, each staff member who wishes to participate will donate money to that charity and wear jeans for the day.   This time, it was the Esophageal Cancer Awareness Association, and they raised $138 so far, with more donations...

I Support the Girls Update! May 3rd, 2018

May-Grant is proud to support this great organization, which provides necessary items for women in need in Lancaster County. In our first round, we collected 185 bras.  We also collected 323 tampons, 435 pantyliners, 36 soft cups and 166 pads. Claudia Yingling (daughter of Dr. Yingling and Dr. Gerbert) volunteered...

25th Annual Fest and Auction - May 12, 2018 Apr 25th, 2018

On Saturday, May 12, May-Grant is supporting the 25th Annual Fest and Auction put on by the Friendship Community. On this day, members of the community participate under a large carnival tent on the Friendship Community grounds for Chicken BBQ, pancake and sausage breakfast and other delicious foods, as well...

April Community Support Apr 25th, 2018

May-Grant is privileged to be a part of the Lancaster-Lebanon community. To demonstrate that support, May-Grant supports various causes throughout the area. On Friday, April 13, we were proud to donate to the 42nd Annual Benefit Auction to support education and provide scholarships for the New Danville Campus of Lancaster...

April is Sexually Transmitted Infection Awareness Month Apr 13th, 2018

April is STI Awareness Month. Did you know??? According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC): There are 20 million new cases of sexually transmitted infections (also referred to as sexually transmitted diseases) in the U.S. every year The medical costs for these new cases are $16 billion...

Best of 2018! Mar 19th, 2018

Congratulations to May-Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology for being named the Best Maternity Practice in the Greater Lancaster Area! We feel privileged to be honored as such by the women of Lancaster County who voted with Susquehanna Style Magazine. Look for the official listings in the July 2018 Issue! May-Grant strives...

McCaskey 5k Color Run Mar 1st, 2018

May-Grant is a proud sponsor of the 2nd annual McCaskey Tornado 5K Color Run being held on Saturday March 24th at 11:00 am at McCaskey High School Campus. The Race includes an amazing experience of running through 4 color explosion stations, jamming along with festive music by DJ Gordon Snyder;...

I Support The Girls Feb 20th, 2018

May-Grant is pleased to support this ongoing drive for bras and menstrual hygiene products for women and girls in Lancaster County experiencing homelessness.

100,000 Thank You's Project Nov 3rd, 2017

November is a time we mark the Thanksgiving Holiday, and our hearts and minds are turned to counting our blessings and expressing our gratitude. May Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology heard of a movement started by a radio program–Ty, Kelly, and Chuck are based out of Nashville, TN and are collecting...

Halloween Fundraiser Nov 3rd, 2017

On Halloween, the staff of May Grant Obstetrics and Gynecology got dressed up and held a fundraiser potluck lunch. Everyone who wished to participate brought a dish and the staff donated money to eat all the yummy Halloween-themed food and treats. All the money collected Wednesday – Friday was donated...