Women's Services

Phone Numbers

Mammogram Appointments
(803) 791-2486
Pelvic Pain & Incontinence
(803) 791-2397
Pre-Register for Childbirth
(803) 791-2560
Tour the Birth Center
(803) 791-2229
Find a Midwife
(803) 791-8100
Request a Doula
(803) 791-2631
Infant Security Line
(803) 791-2631
New Parent Help Line
(803) 791-2525

Services

Having Your Baby Here

If you wish to deliver your baby at our hospital, you will need to be a patient before you go into labor.

Find an OB/GYN

"The physicians and nurses took excellent care of me and my baby girl both before and after delivery."

β€” Nicole, Women's Services Patient

Pregnancy

Your physician will run multiple tests to check on your baby's health before delivery, including tests to identify any risk of genetic diseases or birth defects.

Fertility & Conception

Your physician can offer treatments and methods to help with fertility and trouble conceiving including:

  • Infertility Evaluation and Initial Treatment
  • Miscarriage Management
  • Ectopic Pregnancy Management
  • Repeated Pregnancy Loss Evaluation & Management

Rountine & Genetic Testing

Non-Stress Test

Monitors your baby's heartbeat and movement.

Serum Marker Screening

Tests several blood markers in the mother for risk of certain genetic diseases and birth defects.

Chorionic Villi Sampling

Uses a sampling of placenta cells to detect birth defects, genetic diseases and other problems.

Amniocentesis

Uses a sampling of amniotic fluid to screen for:

  • Genetic Abnormalities
  • Chromosomal Abnormalities
  • Infection
  • Fetal Lung Maturity
  • Isoimmunization
Nuchal Translucency

An ultrasound that measures the fluid buildup at the back of the baby's neck. This test checks for:

  • Down Syndrome
  • Trisomy 18
  • Heart Problems

Midwives

Licensed medical professionals who provide care for women before and after pregnancy.

Common Pregnancy Complications

Gestational Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus Type 1 and 2

If you are suffering from gestational diabetes, your doctor will monitor your blood sugar throughout your pregnancy and you may need to take insulin.

Cervical Cerclage

Your physician might recommend cervical cerclage if your cervix is opening or at risk of opening before your baby is ready to be born.

Management of Premature Labor with or without Home Monitoring

Premature labor occurs before 37 weeks of pregnancy. Your physician will work with you to monitor preterm labor, both at the hospital and at home.

Labor & Delivery

Delivery at Lexington Medical Center

Welcome your baby in a large, private labor and delivery suite with modern amenities.

Doulas

Trained professionals who offer physical and emotional support during and after delivery.

Natural Childbirth

Tools include birthing stools, balls and bars.

Vaginal Birth after Cesarean Section

Your physician will help you determine whether you are a candidate for vaginal birth.

Postpartum Sterilization

Can be performed within a few hours or days following delivery.

Mother & Baby

Lactation Consulting

A board-certified lactation consultant will visit you in the hospital after delivery, free of charge.

Circumcision

Circumcision services are offered soon after birth.

Doulas

Trained professionals who can offer help with newborn care and household duties after your family goes home.

Advanced Technology & Treatment

4D Ultrasound

See your baby moving in real time and get a DVD recording to take home.

What is it?

  • Shows your baby moving, maybe even smiling or yawning!
  • Recorded in-house onto a DVD.

What are the benefits?

  • A real-time video to take with you.
  • Detects certain birth defects & behavioral concerns.