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The Center for Women's Health

At Major Hospital we understand a woman's need for specialized health care. We also understand these needs vary during the different stages in a woman's life. That's why we offer both the Birth Place and the Center for Women’s Health. The Birth Place provides expert obstetrical care, while the Center for Women’s Health is a sophisticated health care facility dedicated solely to women.

Women's Health Services:

Maternity and OB/GYN Surgical Services

Mothers-to-be feel right at home in our Women’s Center maternity unit. Upon your arrival, you will be escorted to your private suite. Each room is equipped with the newest technology for both mom and baby.

Our Special Care Level II Nursery provides newborns with complications the specialized care they need and keeps them near their mothers. These babies are continously monitored by our state-of-the-art neonatal advanced life support technology and specially trained neonatal advanced life support nurses and physicians.

Additional Maternity Services:

  • Antenatal testing
  • New parent celebration dinner
  • Social service referrals
  • Newborn follow-ups
  • Pre-natal complication care
  • Post-partum home visit
  • Lactation education and follow-up
  • Nutrition education

Women’s Center OB/GYN Surgical Services
  • Vaginal deliveries
  • Cesarean section deliveries
  • Epidural anesthesia

Women's Imaging
Women’s Imaging is designed to provide patients with the privacy, confidentiality, quality of care and services they deserve. Each of our beautifully decorated procedure rooms has an adjoining dressing room for assured privacy. Our dedicated staff of registered technologists and board-certified radiologists are committed to ensuring you receive the quality care you deserve.

Services provided by Women’s Imaging:
  • Digital mammography with enhanced R2 ImageChecker®
  • Ultrasonography
  • Bone densitometry
  • Stereotatic breast biopsy

Women's Imaging Speaker Services
Major Hospital’s Center for Women’s Health provides registered technologists for speaking engagements for educational programs on the topics of mammography, breast health, stereotatic procedures or osteoporosis. To schedule a speaker from the Women’s Imaging Speaker Services please call (317) 398-5320.

Mammogram Assistance
Needing a mammogram, but don't have insurance or can't afford it? The Center for Women's Health at Major Hospital is a provider for breast health services through the BCCP – Breast and Cervical Cancer Program and also through the Little Red Door Cancer Agency. This means you can receive a mammogram and other breast services at little or no charge at Major Hospital. You must meet certain age and financial guidelines to qualify. To find out if you qualify, please call the Center for Women's Health at 317-421-5680.

Health Resource Library
Major Hospital’s Health Resource Library contains numerous books and videos on family health topics. These books and videos may be used onsite or borrowed for home use. Our selection also includes medical reference textbooks, audiotapes, medical journals and CD-ROMs. We are pleased to offer health information that supports our medical services for menopause management, osteoporosis, breast health and other women’s health issues. We are eager to assist you in researching health information using our INFO-TRAC software on the internet.

Health Resource Library hours

Hours of operation
Health Resource Library Monday-Friday: 7 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.


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