Today, most women are dealing with a variety of responsibilities, from supporting themselves and their families, raising children, pursuing a career and handling the demands of a family to providing care for an ill family member, grappling with an empty nest or changes in marital status, coping with menopause and making employment decisions.
Although much of your time may be spent attending to the health and wellness of others, your health and well-being are at least as important. No matter what age or stage of life you are experiencing, your health is the foundation for everything that you do.
Cabell Huntington Hospital has been a trusted name for women’s health services in the Tri-State for more than 50 years. The staff includes experienced physicians and surgeons who specialize in medical services of interest to women and recognize that women's bodies differ from men's in important ways far beyond the obvious physical gender differences. Our goal is to offer technologies and services informed by the unique physical, emotional and psychological needs of women and to deliver not just high-quality health care, but a more personal approach to women’s health and well-being from adolescence to the end of life.
We now have clear evidence that making healthy lifestyle choices can help us preserve our quality of life. New medications, technologies and procedures offer new ways to maintain good health and treatment alternatives that were not available before. In this section, you can learn about healthful behaviors and treatment options, so that you can make the choices that will allow you to continue to live life to the fullest.
For couples who are chasing the dream of having a baby without success, Cabell Huntington Hospital's Center for Advanced Reproductive Medicine may offer a solution. Since it opened in 2003, the center has maintained a pregnancy rate that exceeds the national average reported by the Centers for Disease Control.
Becoming pregnant is the first step toward having a healthy baby. Learn more about the resources and services that will help you have a healthy pregnancy and a healthy baby.
Every day, mothers make decisions that affect the health of their families as well as their own. Understanding the health issues that affect the health and well-being of your family will help you make the right choices.
As we move forward in life, we cannot avoid being confronted by changes in our bodies that need attention. Knowing more about available treatments and services will guide you in deciding on the best course of action for you.