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Women's services

 

The Women's Center at Baptist NortheastThe Women's Center is dedicated to meeting women's changing medical needs through all stages of life. Whether you've just discovered you're pregnant, or you're wondering if it's time to start getting regular mammograms or need bone density testing, it's comforting to know there's a place close to home that can answer all your questions and provide the understanding and care you deserve.

Maternity care


Baptist Health La Grange is proud to offer the maternity facilities today's growing families expect, including:

  • LDR rooms where you may labor, give birth and recover
  • Spacious, comfortable maternity rooms where you can be with your family during your hospital stay
  • Newborn nursery where your baby will be assessed and cared for lovingly
  • Your own team of nurses who will be with you throughout the entire process from labor to recovery
  • Rooming-in with your baby


Maternity program


Expectant parents often don't know what to expect. The Women's Center offers free classes to help you make the choices that are right for you and your baby: All About Labor, Anesthesia, Postpartum and Newborn Care, Breastfeeding Your Newborn and a Sibling Class. Class descriptions and online registration are available online, or email your request with your name, address and daytime telephone number to BHNInfoCenter@bhsi.com, or call the Baptist Health La Grange Information Center at (502) 222-3627 or toll-free 1-888-222-8071.

Baptist Health La Grange also offers a free copy of the well-known and respected book, What to Expect When You're Expecting (for those who attend class); a comprehensive online pregnancy resource, Baby Steps: From Pregnancy to Parenthood, and an online Health Encyclopedia with more than 11,000 pages of information an illustrations on illnesses, treatments and procedures, complete with a Spanish version.

Mammography


Baptist Health La Grange's Diagnostic Imaging Services department offers low-cost screening mammography to help detect breast cancer early. Accredited by the American College of Radiology and the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), our Mammography department uses advanced equipment for greater patient safety and comfort, and is staffed with female technologists who are sensitive to a woman's need for privacy.

Bone density testing


Diagnostic Imaging Services offers bone density testing to help diagnose osteoporosis before it can lead to painful fractures. DEXA bone density testing is the gold standard for measurement of the bone mineral content of the wrist, hips and spine -- the most common fracture sites for women with osteoporosis.

Other women's health services


Baptist Health La Grange's broad range of women's health services also includes a full range of testing, treatment and follow-up care for gynecological and breast disorders.

For more information


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LDR room
Women's Center patient room

For more information about classes, services or for physician referral, call the Baptist Health La Grange Information Center at (502) 222-3627 or toll-free 1-888-222-8071.

Baby Steps: From Pregnancy to Parenthood


If you are pregnant or are planning to become pregnant, you might be interested in the comprehensive pregnancy and childbirth information included in Baby Steps: From Pregnancy to Parenthood. This pregnancy resource also includes due date and ovulation calculators, handy checklists and information just for siblings.

Health Encyclopedia


For more information about pregnancy, childbirth and other health topics, visit our Health Encyclopedia.