Providence Women's Health Team

The Providence Women's Health team is committed to providing useful and actionable insights, tips and advice to ensure women of all types can live their healthiest lives.

  • Learn how to prevent gynecologic cancer

    Learn how to prevent gynecologic cancer

    It’s Gynecologic Cancer Awareness Month, so take the time to learn more about ovarian, endometrial/uterine, vulvar and vaginal cancer prevention.

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  • For the love: One mom’s journey from birth trauma to pregnancy

    For the love: One mom’s journey from birth trauma to pregnancy

    Pregnancy and childbirth don’t always go as planned. Haley Bufkin learned that firsthand and was grateful to have Covenant caretakers by her side.

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  • Bladder and Bowel Issues Are Common in Women as They Age

    Bladder and Bowel Issues Are Common in Women as They Age

    Bladder and bowel issues have a big impact on women’s quality of life as they age. Don’t be afraid to ask for help.

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  • Women in your 40s, here’s the info you need!

    Women in your 40s, here’s the info you need!

    We continue our series with Dr. Melanie Santos about questions women may want to ask their primary care doctors. Our focus this month: Women in their 40s.

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  • Eleven summer fun ideas for your kids

    Eleven summer fun ideas for your kids

    You don’t need to send your kids to camp to give them a healthy, active summer that’s full of learning. We give you 11 ways to keep your kids busy.

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  • Our new program puts you at the center of your birthing process

    Our new program puts you at the center of your birthing process

    Providence Health’s TeamBirth program focuses on the mother’s needs, making sure you are a big part of the decision-making process.

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  • Women's healthcare from top to bottom

    Women's healthcare from top to bottom

    Many women take care of others before thinking about themselves. Remember to share everything with your provider—even embarrassing symptoms.

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  • Women and migraines: the hormone connection

    Women and migraines: the hormone connection

    Women are three times more likely than men to get migraine headaches. Learn what triggers migraine attacks and how to reduce their impact on your life.

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  • Women’s health resources roundup

    Women’s health resources roundup

    These articles from Providence Women’s Health experts can help you take better care of yourself and put your health and wellness front and center.

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  • What is endometriosis?

    What is endometriosis?

    These articles from Providence Women’s Health experts can help you better understand endometriosis from diagnosis through treatment.

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  • Does metabolism slow down for women as they age?

    Does metabolism slow down for women as they age?

    Providence experts explain how metabolism changes over time for women, why it changes and what you can do to stay healthy and fit.

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  • Robot-assisted surgery and recovery for a patient with endometrial cancer

    Robot-assisted surgery and recovery for a patient with endometrial cancer

    Robot-assisted surgeries reduce pain and hospital recovery time. Learn more about this technology and hear about a patient's journey of recovering from a hysterectomy.

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  • Put yourself and your health first this winter

    Put yourself and your health first this winter

    Stress and burnout can have serious impacts on your physical and mental health. Discover how self-care can help you stay healthy and well.

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  • Endometriosis: From diagnosis to treatment

    Endometriosis: From diagnosis to treatment

    Do you have severe menstrual cramps? It could be endometriosis. Learn more and how the gynecology specialists at Providence can help you find treatment options.

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  • A surrogate family: Caring for a newborn while his mother recovered from COVID-19

    A surrogate family: Caring for a newborn while his mother recovered from COVID-19

    Providence caregivers stepped up to care for a newborn and help the mother recover from COVID-19. Learn more.

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  • Midwives and doulas working together to create your birth dream team

    Midwives and doulas working together to create your birth dream team

    A midwife and doula serve different purposes on your birth team but share a common goal: Your physical and emotional health and needs.

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  • An endometriosis diagnosis: Hormone treatments may help

    An endometriosis diagnosis: Hormone treatments may help

    Endometriosis is a painful condition that can affect a woman’s fertility and overall quality of life. Learn how doctors use hormone therapy to treat endometriosis.

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  • Safe childbirth and a warm nurturing environment go hand in hand

    Safe childbirth and a warm nurturing environment go hand in hand

    The Mother Baby Program at Providence Saint Joseph eases the way for all birthing mothers in a warm and nurturing environment.

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  • Breaking down the barriers of the hysterectomy conversation

    Breaking down the barriers of the hysterectomy conversation

    Given how common hysterectomies are, why is it still so hard to talk about, both in society and with your provider?

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  • Finding the right pediatrician for your growing family

    Finding the right pediatrician for your growing family

    When you're looking for a pediatrician, you're seeking a true partner that will shepherd your baby through the milestones and markers of childhood. Find the right fit for your family.

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