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Safe long-term birth control options in Chicago

Birth Control Options at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. in Chicago Area

The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. offers comprehensive women’s care to patients from Chicago to Northwest Indiana and the surrounding areas. Our women’s health services include obstetrics, gynecology, well women visits, and birth control options. Whether you are not ready to start a family or have already had children, birth control methods are available to suit each woman’s needs and lifestyle preferences. Various birth control options available Birth control is a way of preventing an unwanted pregnancy. There are several options that vary in how they are taken or applied, their effectiveness, and the ease of use. Treatment … Continue reading

Chicago physicians offer tips for faster recovery from a laparoscopic hysterectomy

Tips for Faster Recovery From a Laparoscopic Hysterectomy in Chicago area

The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. offers comprehensive women’s care to patients from Chicago to Northwest Indiana and the surrounding areas. A hysterectomy may be performed abdominally or laparoscopically. Both types require time for the body to heal. If a hysterectomy is recommended, you may ask your doctor for tips for faster recovery from a laparoscopic hysterectomy. A hysterectomy is the surgical removal of the uterus and cervix. The fallopian tubes and ovaries may or may not be removed. This procedure may be done laparoscopically through several small abdominal incisions or abdominally through a single, large incision. A … Continue reading

Effective treatment in Chicago for perimenopausal bleeding

Perimenopausal Bleeding Treatment in Chicago area

A woman’s shift from when she can conceive a baby to the end of menstrual cycles is termed perimenopause. It can begin as early as your late 30s and last for several years – up to a decade. During this time, you may experience a variety of unpleasant symptoms, including unusual bleeding. Women in Chicago have effective treatment options at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. to minimize perimenopausal bleeding. A three-phase transition The hormonal fluctuations of perimenopause begin while menstrual cycles are still occurring with some regularity. You may begin to experience: Hot flashes Night sweats Sleep disruptions Headaches or … Continue reading

Chicago women’s health practice shares 10 ways to relieve menstrual cramps

10 Ways to Relieve Menstrual Cramps in Chicago area

Do you experience menstrual discomfort, especially before or during the first few days of your period? You certainly are not alone. About 80 percent of women suffer from symptoms of dysmenorrhea at some point between puberty and menopause. The condition can be debilitating and chronic. The compassionate professionals at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. in Chicago share these 10 ways to relieve menstrual cramps, to help you enjoy greater comfort every day of the month. Tip number 1 – Understand what is causing your pain The first step to finding relief from menstrual pain is to know what is going … Continue reading

Recognizing symptoms of ovarian cysts and finding treatments in Chicago

Symptoms of Ovarian Cysts and Treatments in Chicago area

If you have had regular menstrual cycles, you have probably had an ovarian cyst, as well. They occur at some point in most ovulating women and usually resolve naturally without any issues. However, about eight percent of premenopausal women develop cysts that cause problematic symptoms and require medical treatments. The doctors at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. in Chicago, IL share this information to help you determine when to seek professional care. Understanding ovarian cysts Ovulation is the clinical term for the release of an egg from a woman’s ovary, which normally happens once a month. A cyst is a … Continue reading

Why it is important to find a great obstetrician in Chicago

Find a Great Obstetrician in Chicago area

Bringing a baby into the world is an incredibly significant experience. There are a multitude of beautifully memorable moments associated with pregnancy and planning for delivery. Yet it is also a big responsibility. The right medical partner takes a great deal of stress out of the journey. The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates shares this information on why and how to find a great obstetrician in Chicago. A decision with lasting impact – for you and your baby Your choice of obstetrician influences the chance that your delivery will be uneventful and that your baby will be born as … Continue reading

Chicago, IL area patients ask, “What is laparoscopic abdominal surgery?”

Laparoscopic Abdominal Surgery in Chicago IL area

Chicago, IL area women who are told by their doctor that they could benefit from laparoscopic abdominal surgery are often suffering from problems such as: Ovarian cysts Fibroids Abnormal bleeding Laparoscopic abdominal surgery is a procedure that can help women with these issues achieve a better quality of life. What is laparoscopic abdominal surgery? The team of doctors at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. is here to help patients learn more about their treatment options, and once they have decided on a procedure, what to expect. When women are told they can benefit from a laparoscopic abdominal surgery, they may … Continue reading

What to expect with hysteroscopy surgery in Chicago, IL

Hysteroscopy Surgery in Chicago IL area

At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, we offer patients in and around  Chicago,  diagnostic and surgery procedures that can be used to improve their reproductive health and decrease abnormal uterine bleeding. Our team of doctors provides a wide range of procedures, including treatments using hysteroscopy. We can walk women through what to expect to help them feel more at ease before, during, and after their treatment in our office. Understanding hysteroscopy A hysteroscopy is a specialized procedure that allows a professional to look directly into the uterus for the diagnosis or treatment of a variety of reproductive health concerns. It is … Continue reading

Chicago, IL area doctors offer hysterectomy via advanced GYN surgery

Advanced GYN Surgery in Chicago IL area

At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. in Chicago,  women can feel at ease talking to professionals who care about their patients’ concerns. When women are considering advanced GYN surgery options like a hysterectomy, they may feel uneasy about choosing a treatment option. The doctors at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates offer guidance to women to help them choose the right treatment for their individual needs. Our team uses advanced technologies to provide precision while being as minimally invasive as possible. Women who are considering hysterectomies for personal or medical purposes are welcome to ask about the benefits of these minimally invasive … Continue reading

Compare birth control methods and which option suits you best, with your Chicago, IL gynecologist

In Chicago area Gynecologist Explains Birth Control Methods and Options

Birth control is an important part of many women’s family planning and with more options than ever before, it can be daunting to figure out which method is right for you. Below, our team of gynecologists at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. in Chicago, IL explains the most commonly used forms of birth control, how they work, how long they last, and other important information. Low maintenance birth control options The IUD and implant are both very low-maintenance methods of birth control that are 99% effective. The implant lasts up to three years and depending on the type of IUD … Continue reading

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  • 5 Star Review
    "Wonderful experience with Dr. Julianne Morton @ NW Women's Associates. I've recommended her to countless girlfriends. Being a first time mom, I went through many physical symptoms and emotions that accompany pregnancy. She is extremely thorough, patient, and has wonderful bedside manner. I felt confident going into delivery with Dr. Morton taking the lead with my delivery. Wonderful practice!"

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    "Dr. Morton is absolutely amazing. She cared for me throughout my first pregnancy and we found her to be kind and caring and straightforward - could not have asked for a better experience! Dr. Dunn ended up being on call during my delivery and she was great as well. I have always found the nurses and office staff to be friendly and on top of things - very happy with the practice!"

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    "I had to have a laproscopic hysterectomy done by Dr. Friedell and all went fabulously! They were very detailed in pre-op which made a lot of difference. I came out of surgery feeling great and post op I was back to work within two weeks. Everyone at the practice, at the hospital, at pre-op were incredible."

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    "Dr.Julianne Morton is amazing! I was recommended by a friend when I moved to the Chicago area and was looking for an OB-GYN. I have seen her for two years in Chicago for my yearly exam. She is beyond kind and great at what she does. Dr.Morton makes you feel very comfortable and is such an incredible doctor! I have recommended her to all of my friends as well who need a new gyno/OB-GYN."

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    "Dr. Morton is a really great doctor. She has an incredible bedside manner and makes you feel comfortable. She makes sure to ask if you have any questions and will happily answer all of them with you. Would highly recommend!"

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    "Dr. Friedell is amazing! He helped delivered my first baby and the whole process was super smooth and stress free. All the staff in the office are super friendly too. Highly recommend!"

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    "I visited Dr Feldstein office yesterday. All of his stuff was very kind and nice to me. He has a professional-team, so I know I have nothing to be afraid of. Just wanted to say thanks to all the people I meet. I am in good hands."

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    "Dr Freidell is extremely knowledgeable, thorough and really cares about his patients. He is very good at getting to the root of the problem, especially with overlapping symptoms. He guided me through all my options and their implications. I will highly recommend him and his team."

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    "I love Dr. Belmonte. I have been going to her since 2006! She rocks!!! She is straight to the point, I love that about her. When I leave her office after seeing her I always feel great, like a just left a good friends house or something!"
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    "I can not tell you how wonderful my experiences have been. Dr. Sharon Wise is my doctor and she is fantastic. She is straightforward and honest about treatments and procedures. I enjoy her sense of humor, and I found her bedside manner when delivering my son to be excellent. "

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