Women’s Services

What is midwifery? This patient-focused service improves access, empowers women, and provides evidence-based lifelong care

May is Women's Health Awareness Month, and it's a great time to learn about a model of care that can benefit women at all stages of their lives! Midwifery translates to "with woman," and it's a fitting description of how our Certified Nurse Midwives can empower women to improve their health through personalized gynecologic [...]

2023-09-21T08:22:59-06:00October 2nd, 2023|

Ask the Experts: What is Placenta Accreta Spectrum, and why does it require specialized care to protect expectant moms?

October has been established as Accreta Awareness Month to raise awareness about this potentially life-threatening condition that can occur during pregnancy. Patients with accreta have their placenta attach too deeply so it cannot be expelled during childbirth, putting them at risk of severe bleeding. Fortunately, with expert care from a high-risk obstetrics specialist, new moms [...]

2023-09-05T06:50:13-06:00October 2nd, 2023|

Regional One Health’s Dr. John Schorge is improving access to world-class gynecologic oncology and complex gynecologic surgery for Memphis patients

Dr. John O. Schorge, a renowned expert in OB/GYN care, is offers gynecologic oncology and complex gynecologic surgery at Regional One Health. By making specialized care more accessible, he is improving outcomes for patients diagnosed with cervical, uterine, ovarian and vulvar cancer, along with benign conditions including fibroids and endometriosis. Dr. Schorge specializes in [...]

2023-09-21T07:31:25-06:00September 21st, 2023|

Regional One Health helps new moms succeed at breastfeeding through education, support and resources

Regional One Health offers one of the most robust lactation support programs in the region, with lactation specialists available on days, evenings and weekends to help new moms learn about breastfeeding. During National Breastfeeding Month, our team is reaching out to let families know that breastmilk provides the perfect nutrition for babies, and that we're [...]

2023-08-01T10:19:47-06:00August 1st, 2023|

Ask the Experts: For gynecologic cancers, seeing a specialist offers advanced treatment options and better outcomes.

As rates of uterine cancer increase in the United States, it is important for patients to be aware of their risk and potential symptoms. Dr. John O. Schorge, a nationally known expert in the treatment of uterine and other gynecologic cancers, can help patients prevent these conditions and offer the latest treatment options. Seeing specialist [...]

2023-05-23T09:47:01-06:00May 29th, 2023|

What is midwifery? This patient-focused service improves access, empowers women, and provides evidence-based lifelong care

May is Women's Health Awareness Month, and it's a great time to learn about a model of care that can benefit women at all stages of their lives! Midwifery translates to "with woman," and it's a fitting description of how our Certified Nurse Midwives can empower women to improve their health through personalized gynecologic care, [...]

2023-05-16T09:57:29-06:00May 26th, 2023|

“They have a lot of love to give:” As a NICU baby and mom, Aniesha Boatwright knows the difference Regional One Health makes for Mid-South families

When Aniesha Boatwright needed an emergency C-section at just 25 weeks pregnant, she knew Regional One Health was the right place to be for both her and her baby. Aniesha herself was a Regional One Health NICU baby, and she was confident her little girl would receive the best care possible from the caring [...]

2023-05-12T10:55:50-06:00May 12th, 2023|

When Michelle Lewis went into early labor hundreds of miles from home, Regional One Health’s NICU team made sure she never felt alone

Michelle Lewis, a cross-country truck driver, was driving through West Memphis when her water broke at just 24 weeks pregnant. She was taken to Regional One Health, and her daughter Ruby was born weighing just 1 pound, 12 ounces. Even though Michelle was far from home and her loved ones, she says she and Ruby [...]

2023-05-12T10:56:44-06:00May 12th, 2023|

After Regional One Health’s NICU team surrounded them with support, the Holdemans paid it forward by helping other premature babies

After Emily and Jordan Holdeman's daughter was born just shy of 28 weeks weighing a little over 2 pounds, they had to get used to life in the NICU. Fortunately, they say the doctors and nurses at Regional One Health's Sheldon B. Korones Newborn Center surrounded them with both expert medical care and plenty [...]

2023-05-12T10:56:55-06:00May 12th, 2023|
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