Women’s Health and Pregnancy

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Heartland Health Centers offers quality care and support services to women at all stages of life

Services include:

  • Deliveries
  • Well woman gynecology visits including Pap smears pelvic exams
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Prenatal services during pregnancy
  • Birth control and emergency contraception
  • Confidential testing for sexually transmitted disease
  • Family Planning (free/low-cost services through the Illinois Family Planning program)

 

For new mothers

Pregnancy is a special time for you and your baby. Receiving timely and comprehensive prenatal care is very important to the health of both you and your baby. Heartland Health Centers delivers at two different hospitals and provides excellent care in high risk pregnancies.

Our support services include:

  • Nutrition counseling
  • Visits with our case manager to help meet any special needs during your pregnancy
  • Breast feeding support from lactation specialists that come to the hospital and/or your home
  • Home visits to check on you and your baby and help you with caring for your baby
  • Pregnancy support groups addressing including nutrition, labor, delivery, breast feeding, and caring for your baby