Women's health begins here and lasts a lifetime
Mom, wife, daughter, nana, sister, aunt—women play many important roles throughout the years.
From screening for common conditions that affect women to advanced medical and surgical care, the women's health providers at Baylor Scott & White Health provide the comprehensive services you need as a woman.
At Baylor Scott & White Health, you've got a women's health partner for life. Find a women's health center near you.
To help care for you, we provide women's health services across Texas that include:
- Treatment for women's health conditions
- Screening and prevention
- Physicians on the medical staff specializing in women's health
- Additional services including breast health, cancer care, pelvic floor therapy, heart health, weight management, pediatric gynecology and cosmetic and skin services
Bowel incontinence, also known as fecal incontinence, is the inability to control bowel movements, which can include leaking stool or difficulty having bowel movements. Learn more about bowel incontinence
Breast cancer occurs when the cells in the breast grow abnormally. Once breast cancer starts, it can spread to other parts of the body. Breast cancer is the most common cancer in women.Learn more about breast cancer
Cervical cancer occurs when cells in the cervix start to grow abnormally. There are several types of cervical cancer, but the most common forms are squamous cell carcinoma and adenocarcinoma.Learn more about cervical cancer
Endometriosis affects the reproductive organs and menstrual cycle. In endometriosis, tissue that looks and acts like endometrial tissue implants outside the uterus.Learn more about endometriosis
Fibroids are the most frequently seen tumors of the female reproductive system. Fibroids are growths made up of connective tissue, smooth muscle cells and muscle cells that usually form in the wall of your uterus.Learn more about fibroids
When you have a preexisting condition prior to pregnancy or if you have a complication during your pregnancy, you may be considered as a high-risk pregnancy.Learn more about high risk pregnancies
Menopause is the transition period in a woman's life when her ovaries stop producing eggs, her body produces less estrogen and progesterone and menstruation becomes less frequent, eventually stopping altogether.Learn more about menopause
Osteoporosis is a disease that causes weak, thinning bones. This leaves the bones at greater risk of breaking, such as the hips, spine and wrists.Learn more about osteoporosis
The ovaries have several layers of cells that make up the organs. Ovarian cancer is when cells in any of these layers begin to grow at a rapid and uncontrollable rate. These cells begin to clump together and develop into tumors. Some of these tumors become cancerous. Ovarian cancer is the fifth-most common cancer among women.Learn more about ovarian cancer
Pelvic organ prolapse is when one or more of the organs inside the pelvis (found between the waist and thighs), slip from their normal positions.Learn more about pelvic organ prolapse
Incontinence is the inability to control the passage of urine and can range from an occasional leakage of urine to a complete inability to hold any urine.Learn more about urinary incontinence
The uterus, also called the womb, is an organ in a woman's lower abdomen, between the bladder and the rectum. Uterine cancer is when the cells lining the uterus start to multiply when they do not need to. Cancer of the uterus can spread through the bloodstream or lymphatic system.Learn more about uterine cancer
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Expert advice from our blog
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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.