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.

Obstetric Services

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 Medicine specialists.
  • 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.

Gynecological Services

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, and endometriosis.
  • 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.

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