WOMEN’S HEALTH

A lifetime of care.

The Women’s Health department at Waldo County General Hospital is truly one coordinated team. We are obstetricians, gynecologists, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, nurses and lactation consultants.

Together, we offer a continuum of care that’s one-on-one and focused on you—what you need to know, what you need to learn, what you need to feel safe, comfortable, well and able. 

 

SEXUAL HEALTH

Confidential, one-on-one services and education to inform and promote positive sexual health for when you need it, or for your friends.

  • Sexually Transmitted Infection (STI) testing
  • Same-day appointments available
  • Both male and female doctors and Nurse Midwives available
  • Adolescent care
  • Contraception Management
  • Family Planning
  • Always confidential and private

 

PREGNANCY & BIRTHING

Without a doubt pregnancy and delivering a baby are one of the most intense as well as exciting times in a woman’s life. We’re here to anticipate what you need and guide you and your family toward your new baby’s arrival. Comfort and privacy for mom and her family is the focus of our birthing unit.

Birthing Center

  • Two generously sized birthing rooms. Roll-a-way bed is available for your birthing coach upon request
  • Two whirlpool tubs available for our laboring patients (with provider approval)
  • Four postpartum rooms equipped with a telephone, flat-screen television, rocking chair, pullout chair and private bathroom with a single shower
 

 

To schedule a tour of the birthing center, please call 338-9348.
Group Childbirth Preparation Class (click here for 2017 schedule)

To register for a Women’s Health class or for more information, please call 207-338-9348

or visit https://journeytohealth.coursestorm.com/category/women-s-health

  • Signs of labor
  • What to expect at the hospital
  • Stages of labor
  • Pain relief options, including relaxation, breathing, medications and epidural
  • Complications
  • Caesarean birth

Breastfeeding Class + Resource (click here for 2017 schedule)

To register for a Women’s Health class or for more information, please call 207-338-9348

or visit https://journeytohealth.coursestorm.com/category/women-s-health

  • Benefits of breast feeding
  • Preparing to breast feed
  • Exploring the myths of breast feeding
  • Breast care

Sibling Classes (click here for more information)

Private instruction to help the littlest family members prepare for the birth of a new baby.

LIFELONG GYNECOLOGIC CARE

From routine annual check-ups to the most advanced specialty care, our OBGYN physicians and Nurse midwives
are highly specialized in the diagnosis, care and treatments of women’s health issues, from pre-adolescence into the mature years.

  • Women’s Health and Wellness programs
  • Pelvic Exams
  • Cervical Cancer Screening
  • Breast Health, Education and Support
  • Menopause Management and Support—both traditional, i.e. hormones and non-traditional, i.e. herbal supplement information
  • 
Pelvic floor support both surgical and non-surgical
  • Gynecologic surgery
  • Accredited gynecologic ultrasonography, on site
  • Certified Nurse Midwives

Please take a moment to listen to our radio message about Women’s Health.

Listen: “The whole you”
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