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Women's Health and Wellness

Women's Health and Wellness

Women's Health and Wellness

Our approach to women’s health focuses on the individual woman. We help you take control of your health and wellness throughout every stage of your life—from the reproductive years to the menopausal stage and beyond.

Women's health issues are unique, and they change as a woman's body and life stage evolves. At Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital, we bring the latest insights on disease prevention and wellness strategies to help solve or manage the health challenges you face. Our commitment is evident in our Hunter Family Center for Women's Health, which includes our family-centered Waud Family Maternity Center and the comprehensive services of the Posy Krehbiel Breast Care Center.

The Center provides the very latest in diagnostic screening, outpatient treatment, home-based services, therapy, classes and comfort for every life stage. Whether you are pregnant, facing breast cancer, controlling your weight, in need of surgery, suffering from heart disease or dealing with osteoporosis, you can feel confident our focus will be on your well-being.

From primary care physicians and OB/GYNs to surgical subspecialists who focus exclusively on providing treatments for women—such as breast surgeons, urogynecologists and gynecologic/oncology surgeons—all our physicians are highly trained and dedicated to exceptional, personalized care.

Search our online physician directory to find a doctor, or call 847.535.6171.

Learn more about Women's Health


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Request a Mammogram Appointment

Request a mammogram at one of our six locations, and we will respond with an appointment within one business day more >

Research-based Breast Cancer Surgery

A board-certified breast surgeon explains how the right team can make all the difference more >

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Request a Nutrition Appointment

Request an appointment with one of our dietitians or diabetes educators, and we will respond with an appointment within one business day more >

Strong Hearts, Strong Women

Heart disease affects women differently than men; read how in this Q&A more >

A Healthy Pregnancy

Find out how much you know about staying healthy while pregnant more >

A Baby's Perilous Journey

Welcoming one of the smallest babies ever born at Northwestern Lake Forest Hospital more >


Schedule a Mammogram

Request a mammogram online at one of our six locations, and we will respond to you with an appointment within one business day. Schedule your mammogram today.