When to refer to a urogynecologist

Knowing when to refer a patient for specialized urogynecology care isn’t always clear, and the guidelines aren’t necessarily uniform. Norton Urogynecology Center has four locations in Louisville and Southern Indiana, with three physicians and three […]

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Transitioning to adult OB/GYN care

Turning 18 comes with a lot of milestones and new beginnings for young adults. One milestone young women should consider after turning 18 is transitioning from pediatric gynecologic care to an OB/GYN provider who works […]

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COVID-19 guidance and resources for pregnant patients

Patient safety is our top priority. Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we have revised policies as needed to help stop the spread of infection. There have been policy changes that affect labor and delivery for […]

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Helping patients understand a midwife’s role

A certified nurse midwife (CNM) is a board-certified nurse practitioner who works with mom and advocates for her wishes. The CNM works in a hospital setting, and mom benefits from the safety for herself and […]

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Center of Excellence honors for Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital

By Maggie Roetker Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital has been redesignated a Center of Excellence in Minimally Invasive Gynecology (COEMIG) and Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery (COERS) by the Surgical Review Corporation (SRC). Status […]

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Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

By Amy Higgs For Danielle Roberts, CNM, her job as a certified nurse midwife is “a great marriage of Westernized medicine and holistic care.” “We see patients from their first prenatal appointment all the way […]

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Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine offers outreach clinics to serve patients throughout Kentucky

The Norton Children’s Maternal-Fetal Medicine team provides pregnancy care for women carrying multiples, facing premature labor, or experiencing maternal hypertension, diabetes or other pregnancy-related conditions. Our dedicated team also provides diagnosis and counseling for fetal […]

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Dedicated phone line for OB/GYN appointments

Norton Medical Group has established a dedicated phone number for providers or patients to arrange OB/GYN care. For new or follow-up OB/GYN appointments, providers and patients can call (502) 629-4GYN (4496). A coordinator will ensure […]

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Providers’ frequently asked questions about the Norton Women’s Care Maternal Opiate Substance Treatment (MOST) Program

The Maternal Opiate Substance Treatment (MOST) Program is an addiction treatment program designed specifically for pregnant women with a substance abuse disorder. The program is designed to reduce the stigma for pregnant women with substance […]

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A pioneer in minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

Jonathan H. Reinstine, M.D. has been a pioneer bringing new pelvic gynecologic surgical techniques to patients in Louisville and Southern Indiana. He performed some of the earliest laparoscopic hysterectomies in 1991. Dr. Reinstine, an OB/GYN […]

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No-cost breastfeeding support for moms

By Maggie Roetker Breastfeeding may come easy for some, but others struggle. Some of mothers’ biggest concerns are about latching on, supply, whether baby is eating enough, and issues with the breast including mastitis, engorgement and […]

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Certified nurse midwife’s interest in labor and delivery grew during her training

Bianca G. Weaver, certified nurse midwife, initially thought she would study to be a physician, but as she realized that she wanted to help patients in the hospital more and provide long-term care, she changed […]

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