Providence Women's Health Team

The Providence Women's Health team is committed to providing useful and actionable insights, tips and advice to ensure women of all types can live their healthiest lives.

  • Four women’s health issues no one talks about

    Four women’s health issues no one talks about

    Learn about four health issues that affect thousands of women but don’t get the attention they deserve.

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  • How today’s midwife is making maternity care safer

    How today’s midwife is making maternity care safer

    Learn how midwives are building strong relationships that lead to safer deliveries and fewer interventions during labor and delivery.

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  • Sexual assault awareness

    Sexual assault awareness

    Learn how you can prevent sexual violence and how Providence provides help and hope for victims of sexual assault.

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  • Why some women are always cold

    Why some women are always cold

    If you—like so many women—sit huddled in a blanket, wearing thick socks and a fleece hoodie to stay warm no matter what the number on the thermostat says, you’re in good company. Research shows...

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  • Four signs you may have endometriosis

    Four signs you may have endometriosis

    Four Signs You May Have Endometriosis Severe menstrual cramping Other problems during your period, such as heavy bleeding and nausea Difficulty getting pregnant Pain during sexual...

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  • How meditation can address women's health issues

    How meditation can address women's health issues

    Do you find it impossible to relax because you can’t stop yourself from endlessly rehashing every decision, action and thought? Do you have difficulty quieting your churning thoughts to focus on...

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  • Valentine's Day: A time to deepen relationships with others

    Valentine's Day: A time to deepen relationships with others

    This Valentine’s Day, enrich your life by deepening your connections with others Communicate with close friends and family members in a consistent way Plan out-of-the-ordinary social...

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  • Cervical cancer prevention: The good news

    Cervical cancer prevention: The good news

    January is Cervical Health Awareness Month. Cervical cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer but it still takes thousands of women’s lives every year. Early vaccination and regular...

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  • Holding Aubrielle: One family's story of love and saying goodbye

    Holding Aubrielle: One family's story of love and saying goodbye

    To commemorate National Birth Defect Prevention Month and raise awareness, we share the story of Aubrielle Rossiter, who was born with a rare genetic disorder. Birth defects affect 1 in 33...

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  • Is your medication making you gain weight?

    Is your medication making you gain weight?

    Do you struggle to zip up pants that fit perfectly not that long ago? Do you have a newly-acquired double chin? Do the numbers on your scale keep going up even though your eating habits haven’t...

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  • Signs of a Pelvic Floor Disorder you don't want to ignore

    Signs of a Pelvic Floor Disorder you don't want to ignore

    Ever wonder if symptoms such as incontinence, painful sex, or pelvic pain are normal? Don’t ignore these common signs of a pelvic floor disorder (PFD). One in four women are dealing with PFD....

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  • Fibromyalgia: Seeing the illness behind the pain

    Fibromyalgia: Seeing the illness behind the pain

    Fibromyalgia is a so-called “invisible illness.” But the disease can clearly be seen for what it is: a very real and painful illness affecting more women than men. The brain and nerve...

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  • More women than men are SAD about the seasons changing

    More women than men are SAD about the seasons changing

    For some women, the shorter days and reduced daylight that start as summer ends signal a welcome time to nest a little, prepare for the upcoming holidays and—if they can fit it into their...

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  • Perimenopause: The transition phase before menopause

    Perimenopause: The transition phase before menopause

    Hot flashes, mood shifts and menstrual changes can all be signs that your body is getting ready for menopause. Learn how to ease the discomfort. [3 MIN READ] It’s one of the facts of life....

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  • 3 tips for back-to-school success

    3 tips for back-to-school success

    Whether you and your kids are gearing up for the first day of school, or you have a week or two under your belt, here are tips to make it a good year for the students in your life. [3 MIN...

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  • Gynecological Surgery FAQs, Part I: Laparoscopy

    Gynecological Surgery FAQs, Part I: Laparoscopy

    Understand your choices when it comes to gynecological surgery. This is the first in a series of FAQs about minimally invasive and open surgeries. [3 MIN READ] Many years ago, if a woman...

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  • 5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    5 Things to Know About Breast Reconstruction Surgery

    Ever wonder what goes through the mind of a breast cancer survivor? To say they are hyper-cognizant and self-conscious is an understatement. Whether it’s stepping out of the shower and seeing...

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  • 3 Tips to Help You Cope and Thrive with Lupus

    3 Tips to Help You Cope and Thrive with Lupus

    Learn how eating well, managing stress and even using tools to help with positive thinking can help you meet the challenges of life with lupus [3 MIN READ] There’s no question: Living with...

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