Madison Women’s Health embraces the movement by Black Lives Matter to address social injustice and racism. To that end, we also wish to support two local organizations who directly address the social and medical inequities of health in Black Mothers and Babies, and will be making donations to support the Foundation for Black Women’s Wellness […]
Your weight before and during pregnancy plays a large role in your health and your baby’s health. This is a great time to make positive changes that can stay with you forever! Learn how much weight you should gain to be healthy, how you should gain this weight, and how quickly you can expect to lose it after your baby is born.
When you want to take charge of your fertility and family planning, you have a lot of options. But how do you know which birth control is best?
The best birth control choice differs for everyone. It depends on your own health history and what you’re looking for in a contraceptive.
We have now started a Facebook Prenatal Support Group Page, facilitated by our Midwife Leslie Smith and we will have a virtual meeting on Friday. You will need to ask to join the Prenatal Support Group on Facebook. Leslie will facilitate our first zoom meeting tomorrow, Friday, April 17th, at 1 pm for those in […]
Welcome to MWH’s very first Baby Story Blog. Our mom to be would like to remain anonymous until she is out of her first trimester. MWH Baby Story Pregnancy Blog Well, there it was. One very, very faint pink line. I saw it and smiled, confirming what I had already suspected was true. We were […]
Thinking about getting pregnant and starting a family can be an exciting time. But when it takes longer than you expect to get that positive pregnancy test, you may start to wonder “Why am I not getting pregnant?” As a Madison OBGYN, I meet with many women who are wondering what they can do to […]
Madison Women’s Health strives to provide a safe and healthy workplace for all employees and patients. Due to the current COVID-19 outbreak, we have moved both the Prenatal Yoga Class and our Postpartum Support Group into virtual programs until further notice. Please call our office with any concerns and continue to check back for updates. […]
Cigna Participants & Out of Network Lab It has come to our knowledge that Cigna Health Plan participants have a preferred in-network lab, LabCorp. What does this mean to you as a MWH patient? Labs that we send to UPH Meriter and/or UW Health are considered out of network, and you could be responsible for […]
Abnormal bleeding is one of the most common reasons women will go see their MWH provider. It can happen at any age and has many causes. Some women may experience these situations: Bleeding between periods Bleeding after intercourse Heavier bleeding or bleeding for more days in their cycle Bleeding after menopause Abnormal bleeding can have […]
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month Nobody likes to hear the “C” word. It is a scary word and unfortunately 1 out of 8 women will hear this word due to being diagnosed with breast cancer. When breast cancer is detected early, and is in a localized area, the 5-year survival rate is 100% (National Breast […]