Welcome to Women's Wellness eNewsletter (formerly Your Healthy Pregnancy)
As a woman, your life is filled with endless possibilities...and seemingly endless responsibilities. You're the heart and soul of your family, friends and co-workers; the bread winner and the bread baker; and the "go-to" woman in your community. And it's because of your many roles and life stages that we have expanded the scope of Your Healthy Pregnancyand launched Women's Wellness. We're your monthly eSource for health news, information, and yes, healthy recipes. We’re here to inform you about health topics that can help you and your loved ones enjoy healthy, productive lives. Enjoy your new eNewsletter!
Recognizing and Treating Vaginal Prolapse: A Common Pelvic Floor Disorder
by Laurie Kane, M.D., Crozer-Keystone Health System Urogynecologist
Do you have a feeling of heaviness or pressure in the area of the vagina that makes you feel as though something is dropping out? Have you seen or felt a vaginal bulge? Do you suffer from low back pain and/or pain during sexual intercourse? Have you experienced increased frequency and urgency of urination or had difficulty urinating? If you answered yes to any of these questions, you could have a pelvic floor disorder known as vaginal prolapse. More>>
Does Your Newborn 'Sleep Like a Baby'?
Some newborns can sleep for hours before needing their next meal, while others seem to get up every hour. Find out how long babies typically sleep, tips on how to help them get their needed shut-eye, and recommendations that can help prevent SIDS. More>>
Attention Chocaholics: These Recipes Are for You!
Check out the February offerings from the Health eCooking Show™—each features chocolate as an ingredient. That special chocolate lover in your life will approve! More>>
Services for Pregnant and Postpartum Women
Did you know that Crozer-Keystone offers classes for women with gestational diabetes? And if you want to exercise while pregnant or after delivery, our Moms in Motion program is a great way to stay fit while pregnant and after baby arrives. Finally, our Home Care Department provides in-home nursing visits to new parents and their babies within a few days of discharge from the hospital. More>>
Childbirth Education Classes at CKHS
The key to good health that lasts a lifetime begins even before your baby is born. Crozer-Chester Medical Center and Delaware County Memorial Hospital offer a variety of fee-based maternal/child health education classes to help families prepare for the birth and care of an infant. More>>
Connect with Crozer-Keystone Health System
Crozer-Keystone Health System makes it easier than ever for you to get more information, pay your bill, or schedule a prompt appointment. More>>
Crozer-Keystone Is Proud to be Smoke-Free
As a health system, Crozer-Keystone has a vital interest in maintaining a healthy, safe, and hazard-free environment for our employees, patients, visitors and physicians. We’re pleased to announce that Crozer-Keystone is completely smoke-free, and all tobacco use is prohibited on all of our campuses.