You've got a women's health partner for life in Waco
From screening for common conditions that affect women to pregnancy and birth services to advanced medical and surgical care, the women's health providers at Baylor Scott & White Medical Center – Hillcrest provide comprehensive services you need as a woman.
We offer several women's health services unique to the Waco area:
- McLennan County's only dedicated Women's & Children's Center
- Pediatrics for your children's healthcare needs
- The Waco area's only Level III neonatal intensive care unit (NICU)
- Level III Maternal Care Center
- The Breast Center at Baylor Scott & White – Hillcrest offers 3D mammography, breast ultrasound and breast MRI services, all in a beautiful, welcoming environment
Comprehensive women's health near you
Here in Waco, we offer diagnostic and treatment services for a wide array of women's health issues, including obstetrical, gynecological, urogynecological, breast, hormonal and aging issues facing women today.
Expert advice from our blog
Scrubbing In® is a place where hands-on healthcare discussions are happening every day with the people whose own hands are on the front lines of patient care—the doctors, nurses and medical staff who are saving lives and advancing medicine.
Female pelvic pain: is it endometriosis?
Let’s face it—pain is subjective and therefore, difficult to quantify. When experiencing female pelvic pain, many women find it challenging to figure out what is causing their pain and why. Is it indicative of a pathologic process like endometriosis or simply part of a normal process like menstruation?
5 questions to ask your OBGYN about childbirth
Having a baby is unlike any other experience—there is so much joy, emotion, excitement and anticipation built into a delivery. No two experiences are the same, and many women even have different experiences with each delivery. While we cannot completely prepare for what lies ahead during childbirth, knowledge and awareness are essential to embracing this life-changing experience head on.
Pregnancy and COVID-19: What to expect during your upcoming delivery
If you’re pregnant and preparing for your baby’s grand arrival, it’s probably safe to say that a COVID-19 pandemic was not part of the birth plan. As global fears around the virus continue, you may be feeling an extra layer of stress about how this will impact your delivery — are you at risk?
How to cope with the emotional stress of infertility
The joy of pursuing pregnancy can quickly morph into frustration, as the days turn into weeks and months of waiting and hoping. You may be ready to make that leap into parenthood—but your body might not be.
Heavy periods and what you can do about it
For many, these few days out of the month are nothing more than a tolerable nuisance. But many other women, however, experience heavy menstrual flow that can be debilitating.
Is birth control right for you? Understand your options
Have you been thinking about getting on birth control, switching birth control methods or want to know if it might be a viable treatment option for your symptoms?
How to recognize the signs of postpartum depression
It’s time we talk openly about a condition that affects more women than you might realize—postpartum depression.
5 things every woman should know about cervical cancer and HPV
What is cervical cancer? Cervical cancer is one of the few cancers known to be caused by a virus known as human papilloma virus (HPV). There are about 200 types of HPV, including low-risk strains that can cause warts and high-risk strains that can cause cervical cancer.