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Women's Services

Remember to care for yourself, just as you take care of others. You can depend on Saint Mary’s Hospital and its top-quality, comprehensive care for women. We treat you as an important individual at every age and stage of life, from routine preventive care to the treatment of specific women’s health issues.

Are You a Woman of Spirit?

Saint Mary's Hospital's Spirit of Women program is a great way for you to get connected to your health and to all of the best services available to you in the Greater Waterbury area! Whether you're a woman in your 20s or in your 80s, learn more about all the health topics that matter to you at every stage in life, like nutrition and exercise, bone and joint health, taking care of your heart and mind, reproductive and menopausal health, and much more. Join Spirit of Women today!

What's Spirit of Women All About?

Our Spirit of Women events, focusing on various aspects of your health and well-being, are a great place for you to learn and connect with healthcare providers, services and other women in the community! Check out our recent Sparkle event to see what it's like. 

Gynecology

No matter what your health concern, you’ll receive skilled, compassionate care from the highly trained gynecologists at Saint Mary’s Hospital. We offer advanced care options to treat a variety of female reproductive issues, including:

  • Pelvic exams & pap tests
  • Urogynecologic care for pelvic floor and bladder control disorders
  • Minimally invasive and robotic-assisted surgery
  • Treatments for gynecologic conditions, such as fibroids, cysts, and hysterectomies
  • Midlife health and wellness, including bone density screening for osteoporosis and menopause care

Hysterectomy

If you or a loved one is facing a hysterectomy, Saint Mary’s Hospital has advanced care options available from our highly skilled and trained surgeons.

Why a Hysterectomy?

Women may undergo this common procedure for many reasons, including abnormal vaginal bleeding, cancer, chronic pelvic pain, endometriosis and uterine prolapse.

Why a Hysterectomy at Saint Mary’s?

Saint Mary’s is a leader in the latest options for minimally invasive hysterectomies, including laparoscopic procedures, and since 2010, robotic-assisted hysterectomy performed with the da Vinci® Surgical System. This advanced technology offers you benefits, including:

  • Reduced risk of postoperative complications.
  • Shorter recovery times. Patients typically return home within 24 hours and often return to their regular routines within a few weeks.

Learn more about Robotic-Assisted Surgery at Saint Mary’s Hospital, or find information on having a hysterectomy in our online health library.

Pregnancy & Childbirth

Saint Mary’s Hospital offers a very special pregnancy and birth experience through our Women and Infants’ Center. Our Team Performance Plus-trained obstetrics unit offers outstanding, welcoming family care, including:

  • Pre-pregnancy care and perinatology services
  • Ultrasound screenings
  • Maternity care for you and your baby
  • Expert and supportive labor and delivery services, with a full range of childbirth options
  • Level III NICU and family-centered care after your baby is born

Learn more about Pregnancy, Labor & Delivery, and the comprehensive, caring approach to childbirth you’ll find at Saint Mary’s Hospital.

Saint Mary’s offers expert care for every health concern you may have, such as heart health tailored to women’s needs; innovative robotic surgery that reduces pain and speeds recovery; urgent care you can rely on; weight loss surgery and nutrition services that help keep your whole family healthier.

Discover information on a range of women’s health issues in our online health library.

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