Women’s Health Articles

Why Every Woman Needs Both a PCP and an OB-GYN

Regular check-ins with an OB-GYN are essential for women’s health. But we also know women have other medical concerns that need to be addressed. You are more than the sum of your lady parts. Even with regular well-woman exams, annual primary care visits are important...

5 Reasons You Need a PCP, Especially if You’re a Woman

Welcome to the world of adulting, where taking charge of your health becomes essential.  You may have heard the term "PCP" or "GP” floating around the healthcare space. Primary care physician, or PCP, simply means a doctor who handles your general health needs, from...

Considering Natural Childbirth? Here’s What You Need to Know

“Natural” childbirth is defined differently by different people, but the goal of all childbirth is the same: healthy mom, healthy baby and a good experience for both. Katherine Greene, CNM, and Mary Jazayeri, WHNP, CNM, certified nurse midwives at Our Lady of Lourdes...

Choose The Right Care for Your Birth: Consider Hospital-Based Certified Nurse Midwives

The essence of midwifery care is to promote physiologic birth, recognizing when interventions may be necessary and fostering shared decision-making with patients. At Our Lady of Lourdes Women’s & Children’s Hospital, our certified nurse midwife program brings this...