Women's Health

The latest women's health news from UNC Health Care and the UNC School of Medicine.

North Carolina Women’s Hospital Receives Prestigious International Award

North Carolina Women’s Hospital Receives Prestigious International Award

March 22, 2012 Albany, NY - Baby-Friendly® USA, announces that North Carolina Women’s Hospital has received prestigious international recognition as a Baby-Friendly® birth facility.

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real doctors, real people - N.E.D.

real doctors, real people - N.E.D.

N.E.D. is a rock band. The members of the band are gynecologic cancer surgeons from all over the country and two of them, Dr. John Boggess and Dr. John Soper, work here at UNC Health Care.

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UNC OB/GYN February Highlights & Honors

Read on for news about awards, presentations, research grants, and Twitter updates.

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Special areas designated for breastfeeding/pumping in the Hospital

At UNC Hospitals, we understand the unique needs of mothers and babies. That is why we offer several private places - specifically for our nursing mothers - to comfortably pump and/or breastfeed while at UNC Hospitals.

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Learn the gentle art of massaging your baby!

This hands-on class is taught in two sessions and is carefully designed for parents & caregivers to the basics of infant massage.

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Gynecologic Oncology Clinic converts to hospital-based clinic

Effective Feb. 1, the Gynecologic Oncology clinic, located in the Women’s Hospital, will convert to a hospital-based clinic associated with the Oncology Service Line.

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UNC OB/GYN December 2011 Highlights & Honors

Read on for news about awards, presentations, research grants, and Twitter updates.

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Women’s Hospital receives 5 Stars - N.C. Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation

Women’s Hospital receives 5 Stars - N.C. Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation

The N.C. Women’s Hospital has been awarded five stars from the N.C. Maternity Center Breastfeeding-Friendly Designation Review Committee of the N.C. Division of Public Health. Our maternity center received credit for completing all of the "10 Steps to Successful Breastfeeding." Mission Hospital in Asheville is the only other five-star Breastfeeding-Friendly hospital in North Carolina.

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What about our daughters? Women's health begins in childhood

What about our daughters? Women's health begins in childhood

The term “women’s health” implies a separation between what a female does during adulthood to stay healthy from what she did – or had done for her – as a child. However, more attention than ever is focusing on urging and enabling children to adopt healthy habits that will last a lifetime.

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UNC Hospitals, Rex Healthcare among top hospitals for women

UNC Hospitals and Rex Healthcare were named among the top 100 hospitals for patient experience by Women Certified, an organization that brands itself “The Voice of Female Consumers.”

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Steiner, Willis named 2011 recipients of Jefferson-Pilot Award

Steiner, Willis named 2011 recipients of Jefferson-Pilot Award

Anne Z. Steiner, MD, MPH, assistant professor in the department of obstetrics and gynecology, and Monte Willis, MD, PhD, assistant professor of pathology and laboratory medicine were selected by this year's committee.

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National Midwifery Week - Oct. 3 - 7

In honor of National Midwifery Week, UNC Midwives want to help women learn more about the practice of midwifery. Join the UNC midwives in the NC Women's Lobby the week of Oct. 3 - 7 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. to learn more about their work. Daily prizes will be given.

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real doctors, real people - William Goodnight

real doctors, real people - William Goodnight

At work, Dr. William Goodnight takes care of women with high-risk pregnancies. At play, he likes to mountain bike. And run trails. And do a little white water kayaking -- all on the same day.

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Department of OB/GYN August Highlights and Honors

Read on for a listing of the Department's August awards and honors. The page includes recent honors and awards, news clips, presentations and publications.

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VIDEO: School of Medicine hosts National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine

VIDEO: School of Medicine hosts National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine

The UNC School of Medicine recently hosted the National Youth Leadership Forum on Medicine. This 10-day camp brought more than 200 high school students from across the nation to learn about the wide range of careers in health care. Check out this video.

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Five specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News

Five specialties nationally ranked by U.S. News

Congratulations to the five specialties at UNC Hospitals that were nationally ranked by U.S. News & World Report in its annual "America's Best Hospitals" issue. Please read the following message from Dr. Roper.

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Mothers with breastfeeding difficulties more likely to suffer postpartum depression

Mothers with breastfeeding difficulties more likely to suffer postpartum depression

A UNC study finds that women who have breastfeeding difficulties in the first two weeks after giving birth are more likely to suffer postpartum depression two months later compared to women without such difficulties.

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UNC Department of OB/GYN June Highlights and Honors

Read on to see last month's highlights, awards and honors from the Department of Obstetrics & Gynecology.

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Introducing our new M.O.M. (mentoring other mothers) networking group

This fun and social networking group is designed for pre- and postnatal moms and their babies (ages newborn to 5 and a half months), and meets each Tuesday morning and/or Thursday evening.

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A Brand New Day - Patient stories from Rex

A Brand New Day - Patient stories from Rex

Rex Healthcare is excited to announce the premier of new commercials - A Brand New Day! The commercials 'star' Rex patients who share their inspiring stories.

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