Women's Health at LCMC Health

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I'm more than my body. I'm somebody.

Women deserve to be seen as more than their age or stage of life. Aside from a full range of women’s health services, our providers are interested in you - the person, not just the patient. We're here to help you through the many transitions of female life – your first period, scheduling annual pap smears, navigating pregnancy and childbirth, or understanding menopausal years.

With gynecology and obstetrics throughout the greater New Orleans Area, you can expect women's care that celebrates all of you at LCMC Health.

Gynecology that's #morethan a to-do list

Our gynecologists take the time to get to know you during your well-woman visits. We provide the kind of care that builds relationships and doesn't feel like running another errand. We help prevent, diagnose, and treat common conditions such as:

  • Endometriosis
  • Menstrual irregularities
  • Abnormal Pap tests
  • STD screenings
  • Menopause
  • Ovarian cysts
  • Pelvic pain
  • Urinary incontinence
  • Vaginal infections
  • Recurrent vaginal infections
  • Birth control services
  • Abnormal uterine bleeding
  • Recurrent urinary tract infections

Learn more about our gynecology services and find an OB/GYN:

West Jefferson Medical Center Touro East Jefferson General Hospital New Orleans Hospital East University Medical Center

Gynecologic cancer care that's #morethan a diagnosis

You are so much more than a cancer diagnosis. Gynecologic cancer symptoms may look like other conditions. It's important to always talk to your provider if you notice anything different or unusual. Types of gynecologic cancer can include cervical, ovarian, uterine, vaginal, and several others.

Learn more about gynecology cancer care:

West Jefferson Medical Center Touro University Medical Center

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You're #morethan your annual mammogram

A mammogram – an X-ray of the breast – is an important tool to detect and diagnose breast cancer. If you or your provider notice any unusual pain, lumps, or discharge in your breast, it’s time for a mammogram. We have advanced imaging locations to help properly diagnose and treat your breast health conditions.

Learn more about breast health services:

Concerned about breast cancer? Take our breast health assessment.

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Obstetrics is #morethan 9 months of pregnancy

Yes, pregnancy is an exciting and life-changing event for every woman. It's also not the only thing that defines you. Whether expecting your first child or fourth, our obstetricians are here to care for all of you, throughout every miscarriage, every trimester, during labor and delivery, and after giving birth.

Looking for information about healthy pregnancies? Visit our health library to learn more.

Labor & delivery is #morethan giving birth

Where you deliver your baby matters. Our family birthing centers are designed with your comfort in mind, offering peaceful environments that are staffed by OB/GYNs, nurses, and patient care technicians. Interested in other birthing options? West Jefferson Medical Center and Touro offer midwifes or doulas to customize your birthing experience.

Take a virtual tour and learn more about our family birth centers:

West Jefferson Medical Center Family Birth Place

Touro Family Birthing Center

Birthing at East Jefferson General Hospital

Postpartum Care for #morethan baby blues

It's important to remember you are not alone on this journey. As you learn to adjust to having a newborn, don't forget to prioritize your health along with your baby. Support groups, classes, and other help is available.

Resources at Touro Resources at West Jefferson Medical Center
Find a Children's Hospital New Orleans pediatrician

Caring for the Mother: Physically and Emotionally. Read more information about postpartum care.