COVID-19 and Pregnancy - An Update for our Patients
We would like to take this opportunity to update you about your maternity care during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, and assure you that our dedicated team of expert nurses, physicians and midwives are committed to providing safe and effective care to every patient who walks through our doors.
Gynecologic and obstetrics care in Port St. Lucie, Florida
At St. Lucie Medical Center, we make sure every woman in Port St. Lucie has access to the resources she needs to maintain her health. The women's specialists at our hospital, including OB/GYNs and gynecologists, care for women in all stages of life, from pregnancy to menopause. We make sure every woman receives specialized care.
To learn more about our women's health services, please call our Consult-A-Nurse® team at (772) 742-9060.
Complete women's health services
The specialists at our hospital are experienced in providing the care women need throughout their lifetime. As women age their healthcare needs begin to differ, and we are here to provide individualized care for every patient. Our women's services include:
- Breast imaging, including digital mammography
- Prenatal care
- Prenatal breastfeeding support
- Complete labor and delivery care at The Birthing Center
- Dedicated obstetrics emergency room (ER)
- Postpartum care
- Gynecologic surgical care
Annual mammograms are a crucial aspect of a woman's healthcare routine. Certain risk factors, such as family history, may affect the age at which a woman should begin receiving mammograms, but most women begin at 40 years old. The breast health services at St. Lucie Medical Center include digital mammography and breast magnetic resonance imaging (MRI).
When you choose to deliver your child at our hospital, you are choosing a hospital that works with you to prepare for your labor and delivery experience through prenatal support. We offer a prenatal breastfeeding class to help mothers prepare for their breastfeeding journey in advance of their child's arrival.
We are also here to support you with helpful information, including what to pack in your hospital bag and important factors to check for when choosing a prenatal care provider.
Labor and delivery
St. Lucie Medical Center is home to The Birthing Center, where women in Port St. Lucie can come for a patient-centered birthing experience. Whether you want a natural childbirth or desire pain management services, we support all mothers and their choices when it come to their birthing experience.
The Birthing Center is equipped with an advanced surgical suite for planned and unplanned Cesarean sections. No matter what your labor and delivery experience involves, we are prepared to provide the best care for you and your baby.
Your care at St. Lucie Medical Center doesn't stop after your baby is born. Following labor and delivery, our specialists and nurses are here to help you through the early postpartum period with breastfeeding assistance and support for you as your body begins the process of returning to its pre-pregnancy state.
We practice open visitation hours for friends and family to come meet your new addition to the family. Additionally, we encourage mom and baby to spend as much time together as possible to allow early bonding and skin-to-skin contact.
At St. Lucie Medical Center, our surgeons offer a range of options for treating gynecologic conditions. Our hospital is equipped with robotic technology that allows our surgeons to perform gynecological procedures with enhanced dexterity and precision. Robotic surgery also offer many patient benefits, including a shorter recovery time and minimal scarring.
Our gynecologic surgeons commonly perform hysterectomies (removal of the uterus) and myomectomies (removal of uterine fibroids) through robotic-surgical techniques.