Newport Women's Health Services
Newport Women's Health Services
Welcome to Newport Women’s Health, a group practice of physicians and certified nurse midwives working together to provide gentle, respectful and individualized care and guidance for women of all ages, from adolescence through menopause and beyond.
A Comprehensive Range of Women's Health Services
From annual wellness exams to complex medical treatment, we offer a complete spectrum of obstetric and gynecological care to meet women’s unique health needs. We take a holistic approach to women’s health, focused on the medical, emotional, psychological and social components of wellness.
We collaborate with our Lifespan partners, such as the Women’s Medicine Collaborative and Rhode Island and The Miriam hospitals, to facilitate access to academic medical expertise and coordinate your specialty care.
Newport Women’s Health Video Tour
Newport Women’s Health consolidated its two Newport practices into a newly renovated location at the hospital. The new center offers 10 large exam rooms, an ultrasound room, and a consult room – all in a relaxing, modern, and welcoming environment.
Newport Women’s Health Open House
Meet the Newport Women’s Health team and learn about their programs and services at this Virtual Open House. The team offers general gynecologic care, including for pregnancy and childbirth, as well as menopausal care and gynecologic surgery.
Newport Women's Health Services Areas of Expertise
What are the Women's Health Service Types?
- Wellness and breast health, including routine Pap smears, colposcopy cervical cancer screening, and mammograms
- Family planning and contraception counseling, including IUD and Nexplanon insertion and removal
- HPV vaccines and STD treatment
Pregnancy and Childbirth
Newport Women’s Health provides care through all stages of pregnancy. Our team focuses on fostering relationships with our patients to understand each of their needs and goals. We encourage our obstetric patients to meet with all members of our care team throughout their pregnancy, to get to know each of the providers before delivery.
Our obstetric (pregnancy) care services and areas of expertise include:
- Prenatal care
- Ultrasound and lab services conveniently located at Newport and Portsmouth locations
- High-risk pregnancy management
- Gestational diabetes diagnosis and management
- Fetal monitoring
- Labor and delivery care at Newport Hospital’s Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center
- Postpartum care, including postpartum depression screening
Our team of obstetricians and certified nurse midwives supports natural, non-interventive childbirth and a variety of pain management options. We are the only practice to deliver babies at Newport Hospital’s renowned Noreen Stonor Drexel Birthing Center, which offers a uniquely peaceful and comfortable setting and an award-winning, highly experienced nursing staff. Along with its recently renovated private suites and family-centered care, the birthing center offers a broad array of education programs for expectant families and new parents, free breastfeeding support groups and lactation consultant services, and a 24-hour Warm Line, staffed by professionals who can answer any questions that may arise about newborn or new mother care.
As you prepare for and experience menopause, our team is here to answer questions, manage symptoms, and develop treatment plans. It’s important to continue with annual gynecologic exams even after you have gone through menopause, to stay up-to-date on the full spectrum of women’s health screenings.
Our menopausal care services include:
- Perimenopausal care
- Menopausal problems, including osteoporosis and hormonal issues
- Post-menopausal care and conditions, including irregular bleeding and incontinence
Surgeries are performed in Newport Hospital’s state-of-the-art surgical suites with a skilled and experienced team.
We perform both major surgery and minimally invasive laparoscopic procedures, including:
- Tubal ligations
- Removal of fibroids and ovarian cysts
- Treatment of endometriosis
- Biopsies, loop electrosurgical excision procedures (LEEPs), endometrial ablation
Common Menopause Myths
Our center brings together a caring staff of obstetricians, certified nurse midwives, nurse practitioners, pediatricians and anesthesiologists as well as lactation consultants and registered nurses who have received national certification in obstetrical nursing.