Women’s Services

Breastmilk is lifesaving medicine for NICU babies – so Regional One Health is helping “donor warriors” provide mom-to-mom, woman-to-woman support

For hospitalized infants, breastmilk is more than nutrition - it can be lifesaving medicine.  Regional One Health's Milk Depot helps provide breastmilk for these vulnerable babies by making it easy for moms to donate their excess milk. Donors simply undergo a screening process through the Milk Bank of Austin, and then contact the Milk [...]

2020-07-15T07:47:58-06:00July 15th, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: Transitioning Through Menopause support group ensures social distancing doesn’t mean emotional isolation

COVID-19 has created challenges for health care professionals as they try to serve their patients while adhering to social distancing guidelines. For Regional One Health's Transitioning Through Menopause support group, that meant turning to virtual meetings. Certified Menopause Practitioners Diane Todd Pace and Pallavi Khanna made the switch so they could continue to offer [...]

2020-06-23T08:37:48-06:00July 1st, 2020|

Creating Change out of Challenge: Regional One Health brings childbirth classes online to serve new parents during pandemic

COVID-19 is presenting a number of challenges for our employees, and they are rising to the occasion by creating new and innovative ways to serve their patients. Jehan Ellis, our childbirth education program coordinator, led an effort to bring her classes online so new parents don't miss out on an opportunity for information and [...]

2020-06-04T15:15:33-06:00June 5th, 2020|

Regional One Health offers support for expectant moms by introducing online childbirth education classes starting May 5

Regional One Health is now offering childbirth education classes online due to social distancing associated with the COVID-19 pandemic. The classes classes can be accessed on a smart phone, tablet or computer. Topics include healthy pregnancy, labor and delivery, postpartum issues and breastfeeding. Classes are offered free to patients, and are designed to empower [...]

2020-04-28T07:58:13-06:00April 28th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: What’s your best advice for protecting against breast cancer?

Catching breast cancer early saves lives because tumors are found when they are still small and treatable. Dr. Pallavi Khanna from Regional One Health's East Campus said the best ways to catch cancer early are to have your recommended screening mammograms, be aware of changes to your breasts and talk openly with your doctor [...]

2020-03-04T12:33:14-06:00March 9th, 2020|

Ask the Experts: When should I see a pelvic floor therapist, and what can I expect?

If you're experiencing symptoms like urinary dysfunction, constipation and pelvic pain, it might be time to see a pelvic floor physical therapist. Darianne Butler sees patients at Regional One Health's East Campus.  She said patients should expect to describe their concerns and undergo an exam. Then, she prescribes a series of exercises that can [...]

2020-01-22T10:25:41-06:00January 27th, 2020|

Regional One Health’s Certified Menopause Practitioners can help women with any symptom, no matter how personal

Genitourinary Syndrome of Menopause is the name for symptoms that affect the genitals and urinary tract. These symptoms are easily treatable, but too many women and doctors aren't comfortable discussing them. Regional One Health's Certified Menopause Practitioners have special training to help women address these concerns and improve their quality of life. Genitourinary Syndrome [...]

2019-12-23T11:31:22-06:00January 3rd, 2020|

Regional One Health’s labor and delivery team welcomed the city’s first baby of the New Year – and he was born to one of their own

Riley Andrew James was born at Regional One Health at 12:11 a.m. January 1, making him Memphis's first baby of the decade. The experience was even more exciting for the labor and delivery team because Riley's mom is one of their own - labor and delivery nurse Secillia Mitchell. Secillia said she never considered [...]

2020-01-02T14:37:24-06:00January 2nd, 2020|
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