Womens Register now for ‘Updates in Women’s Health: Addressing Overactive Bladder’

Register now for ‘Updates in Women’s Health: Addressing Overactive Bladder’

Ryan Stewart, D.O., urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center, will present Aug. 11, 2020, on addressing overactive bladder as part of the “Updates in Women’s Health” continuing medical education (CME) series. Registration is open now at NortonCME.com for this event, which will be livestreamed from noon to 1 p.m. Dr. Stewart will cover the epidemiology, anatomy, …

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Womens Many women put off treatment for pelvic floor conditions

Many women put off treatment for pelvic floor conditions

As many as 1 in 3 women will experience pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence or some other pelvic floor disorder. Even so, according to J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center, many patients wait to see him because they are embarrassed, or because they are too busy caring for others, or …

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Pediatrics Transitioning to adult OB/GYN care

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 with adults. Providers can help with that transition by starting conversations with patients before these young adults start managing their …

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NMG COVID-19 guidance and resources for pregnant patients

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 pregnant patients. If you have patients who will deliver in the next month, please let them know of the changes …

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Womens Many women put off treatment for pelvic floor conditions

Many women put off treatment for pelvic floor conditions

As many as 1 in 3 women will experience pelvic organ prolapse, urinary incontinence, fecal incontinence or some other pelvic floor disorder. Even so, according to J. Ryan Stewart, D.O., urogynecologist with Norton Urogynecology Center, many patients wait to see him because they are embarrassed, or because they are too busy caring for others, or …

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Womens Helping patients understand a midwife’s role

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 her baby. CNMs are trained to care for low-risk pregnancies. They work closely with obstetricians to determine the need for …

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

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 as an accredited Center of Excellence in Robotic Surgery and Minimally Invasive Gynecology means that Norton Women’s & Children’s Hospital …

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Womens Certified nurse midwife Danielle Roberts connects with women seeking natural childbirth

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 through their delivery and postpartum recovery,” Danielle said. “We provide the same evidence-based medical care as an OB/GYN, with an …

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

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 abnormalities and inherited conditions. Outreach clinics To better serve patients throughout Kentucky and surrounding states, we offer outreach clinics. Women …

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Womens Dedicated phone line for OB/GYN appointments

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 that the proper appointment is scheduled. Appointments the same day and next day are available.