The Importance of the Fourth Trimester

What is the Fourth Trimester? Postpartum health for new moms, now commonly referred to as the fourth trimester, is just as important as the other trimesters in making sure that both baby and mom are doing well. Filling out a Fourth Trimester Plan to identify your support system and strategies ahead [Read More]

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 develop. Women’s Care understands the [Read More]

What You Need to Know About the COVID-19 Vaccine and Pregnancy

For many, raising a family and having children is a dream. Children can bring joy and happiness into one’s life! Women’s Care understands that the past two years have been extremely difficult from the COVID-19 pandemic and that it has raised numerous questions about safe pregnancy. Now, the main concern [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 we are so excited to [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 it doesn’t change my life [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 perinatal loss. Women’s Care proudly [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 a pregnancy test, the stress [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, Ashley Stephens, said that, despite [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 to take when a woman [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 Care from 1996-2003. Throughout this [Read More]