Obstetrics & Gynecology
New Castle County Quality Women’s Health Services
As a woman, regular visits to the gynecologist is important for your long-term
health and wellbeing. You deserve to have a compassionate doctor you can
trust looking out for your medical needs, and that’s exactly what
you’ll find through Saint Francis Healthcare. We operate numerous
obstetrics and gynecology offices throughout New Castle County, offering the latest in medical procedures
from highly experienced medical professionals.
Get the help you need preparing for birth with the comprehensive obstetric
services offered by Saint Francis Healthcare and our partners.
Neonatology – Saint Francis Healthcare is the only hospital in Delaware to be named a
Joint Commission Perinatal Care Center of Excellence. We have partnered
with the renowned Nemours Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children so that
you and your newborn can have access to the best care possible.
Pregnancy Services – We treat many of the conditions that commonly arise during pregnancy,
including sleep loss, gestational diabetes, and hypertensive disorders.
Perinatology (Maternal Fetal Medicine) – If you are considered a high-risk pregnancy, you can find out how your
newborn is doing with 3D ultrasounds and genetic screenings, provided
through our affiliation with the Jefferson University Hospital Maternal-Fetal
Lactation Services – Our certified lactation consultants can help you learn the basics of breastfeeding
and assist you if your baby is having trouble latching.
Obstetric Anesthesia Services – The obstetric anesthesia team has trained extensively in administering
safe dosages of sedatives to mothers during labor. Our team will be happy
to consult with you regarding your anesthesia needs.
Regular visits to gynecologist are important for breast cancer and cervical
cancer screenings as well as routine checkups for overall health. You
should start planning out your gynecology visits by age 18. You do not
usually need to visit the gynecologist once a year, but you should speak
with your doctor about your risk factors for gynecological disorders and
cancer. They can help determine what your schedule should be.
Menopausal Care – Even women who have never had health issues can have a difficult time with
menopause. Our team can help you learn more about what to expect. Your
risk for osteoporosis and cancer increase once menopause occurs, and you
should speak with your gynecologist about how to prevent complications.
Robotic & Minimally Invasive Surgery – With the da Vinci® Robotic Surgical System, we can perform minimally
invasive operations that are much safer for patients and avoid many of
the complications that can arise from open surgery. We treat a wide variety
of conditions, including fibroids, abnormal bleeding, pelvic pain, infertility,
Pap Smear Screening & Office Procedures – Disorder and cancer screenings are perhaps the most important services
you can receive from the gynecologist. Our comprehensive services include
colonoscopies, Pap smears, and education on disease prevention. We also
treat abnormal periods and pelvic pain.
Click here to find an obstetrics or gynecology clinic near you.