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The Basics of Nutrition and Pregnancy

It may seem obvious, but nutrition is one of the most important aspects to consider during pregnancy. Good nutrition and eating well will give you the strength you need to meet the heavy demands of your body while giving your baby what they need to … Read more

Midwife Program Updates

Midwife Program Providers Expansion Lots of exciting changes have been taking place within our midwife program. Women’s Care is thrilled to have two midwives joining our team! Brooklynne Travis joined Women’s Care in March. She moved with her family from Salt Lake City, Utah and … Read more

Dr. Kyle’s Mammogram Experience

I don’t know about you, but I find mammograms to be a little scary. Every year I think, is it my year to join my sister, who got breast cancer at age 38? Is it my year to get chemo? Can I beat it so … Read more

WellMama: A Safe Place to Say “I’m Not Okay”

WellMama is a nonprofit organization that provides pregnancy and postpartum support for women and their families in Eugene and Springfield. These services include: support for families who are struggling with emotions related to reproductive health issues, the first few years of postpartum, adoption, infertility and … Read more

5 Tips for Coping With and Managing Holiday Stress

5 Ways to Cope With Holiday Stress While the holiday season is a joyous time for many, it can also be a painful reminder of what’s missing. Whether it’s the loss of a spouse, friend or pregnancy, or the longing for two pink lines on … Read more

Women’s Care Rallies Around a Young Boy Battling Cancer

Kai Stephens was diagnosed with acute lymphoblastic leukemia as a two-year-old on November 7, 2017 – almost exactly two years ago. The now four-year-old Springfield boy has been undergoing chemotherapy treatment ever since, but his white blood cell counts are still not stable. Kai’s mother, … Read more

What You Need to Know About Labor

Labor is one of the most beautiful things a woman can experience, and it can also be one of the most difficult. It’s important to be informed about what to expect from the process, what the warning signs look and feel like and what steps … Read more

The Midwifery Model of Care

Women’s Care is excited to reconnect with its history of offering midwifery services. We were the first group in town to provide the midwifery model of care. Sue Armstrong, who still works with the Fertility Center of Oregon, was a Certified Nurse Midwife at Women’s … Read more

Menstrual Pain: Don’t Suffer From Painful Periods

Menstrual pain, or dysmenorrhea, is the most commonly reported menstrual disorder. More than half of people who menstruate experience pain each month. Primary dysmenorrhea is pain that comes with having a period and is often caused by natural chemicals in the lining of the uterus. … Read more