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Do you need an Obstetrician in Chicago, ? The following tips can help you find the perfect fit

At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, goal is to improve the health and lives of women.

Your first pregnancy can be an exciting and overwhelming time and finding the right Obstetrician can seem like a daunting task. Your Obstetrician will play a huge roll in your pregnancy and after-care, so it’s important to find someone you trust who is a good fit for you. Like all human beings, every Obstetrician comes with a different personality, office environment, and expertise. Picking the right one takes more than a few quick Google searches. The good news is that with a little homework and due diligence, you can find a doctor that will be great for you. At Northwestern … Continue reading

Chicago OBGYN physicians offer obstetrics care and explain common health issues related to pregnancy


Quality prenatal care is crucial for the health of the mother and baby. Studies have shown that mothers who receive prenatal care are more likely to deliver a healthy baby. With our office located in Chicago’s Near North Side, the team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates  offers complete obstetrics care to patients in and around Chicago and Northwest Indiana. Obstetricians are trained and experienced in identifying potential problems allowing the mother and baby to receive treatment sooner, easing any discomfort or issues. Obstetrics care is tailored to the individual patient’s needs. The prenatal team can offer tips for a smooth, healthy … Continue reading

Experienced Northwestern obstetrics and gynecology providers in Chicago

Our Northwestern GYN team is highly skilled and experienced.

With our office in Chicago, the team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates sees patients from Munster, Ayer, IN; Schererville, IN; Highland, IN; and the surrounding areas. Our Northwestern obstetrics and gynecology team provides timely and comprehensive women’s health care. Experienced obstetricians in Chicago Our obstetricians are experienced in women’s health issues related to pregnancy. Whether you are trying to conceive or are already pregnant with one baby or multiple babies, our team is available. Our office utilizes the latest technology to diagnose and treat routine and high-risk pregnancies. Our Northwestern OBGYN practice is affiliated with Northwestern Memorial/Prentice Women’s Hospital giving … Continue reading

Chicago residents ask, “When are symptoms more than typical morning sickness?”

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Describing Morning Sickness, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C.

As an early symptom of pregnancy, morning sickness including nausea and vomiting can linger for the first trimester. With a location in Chicago, the physicians of Northwestern Women’s Health Associates offer complete prenatal care to promote the health of the mother and unborn child. Common sign of pregnancy Starting around the sixth week, morning sickness is an early sign of pregnancy. The feeling of nausea is often a result of increased hormones in the body. It may be accompanied by vomiting. Morning sickness is a common symptom of pregnancy. More than 50 percent of women get some form of morning … Continue reading

Obgyn obstetrics office in Chicago, provides quality care

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Obgyn Traetment

Have you just had a positive pregnancy test and are wondering, “what now?” Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , located in Chicago, is here for you. We offer quality obgyn obstetrics services. We strive to form personal relationships with each patient to provide excellent care and optimal health. We believe that education is instrumental in providing superior care and helping to prevent future problems. Obstetrics services  Prenatal care – We begin to see you between seven and ten weeks of pregnancy. If you have a normal gestation, these initial appointments occur every four weeks. Frequency increases the further you get in … Continue reading

Chicago doctor explains what to expect during the first obstetrics examination

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Obstetrics Examination

Women who believe they are pregnant should call their doctor right away. Obstetrics examinations are an important part of pregnancy care. The physicians at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates help their Chicago-area patients throughout pregnancy and delivery. Prenatal care is important for babies and moms Regular appointments with your obstetrician are important to ensure the health of the mom and the baby. In addition to monitoring the growth of the baby and the health of the mom, prenatal appointments provide an opportunity to share important information, offer counseling and support, and answer any questions you have. The first appointment During your … Continue reading

Prepare for pregnancy with healthy lifestyle tips from your Chicago OBGYN

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Prepare for pregnancy with healthy lifestyle tips from your Chicago OBGYN

If you intend to become pregnant in the near future, you can benefit from a preconception checkup with your gynecologist or family physician. The goal of preconception care is to identify any factors that may affect your ability to become pregnant, the pregnancy, or your baby. Because the baby does a great deal of growing and developing during the first 8 weeks of pregnancy, your healthy lifestyle is of the utmost importance. The team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, is here to help you. A healthy diet is integral to an optimal pregnancy. Just as obesity can present complications, so … Continue reading

Managing advanced maternal age risks with your Chicago obstetrician

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Managing advanced maternal age risks with your Chicago obstetrician

As time has gone on, we have seen an increase in women choosing to become pregnant later in life. A quick glance through medical literature, however, can cause a great deal of stress for the “older” mother-to-be. Thirty-five is by no means aged as it pertains to general health and wellness. When planning pregnancy, however, there are certain considerations to make in order to properly manage advanced maternal age risks. The physician team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago works with patients on a one-on-one basis to achieve optimal health for mom and baby during and after pregnancy. Before … Continue reading

Vaccines our Chicago, patients should consider

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Vaccines our Chicago, IL patients should consider

The role of the gynecology and obstetrics health care team is to protect and monitor the health of patients. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, provides patients with a full range of services, including consultation and education as it pertains to vaccines such as Gardasil, the flu vaccine, MMR and DTaP, and Hepatitis B. Gardisil The human papillomavirus, known as HPV, is responsible for a number of concerns. Some types of this virus are transmitted through sexual contact and may cause genital warts or changes to cells in the cervix that increase the risk of cancer. HPV types 16 and 18, in … Continue reading

Types of fetal monitoring that may be performed by your Chicago Obstetrician

Dr. Stanley Friedell, Northwestern Women's Health Associates S.C Providing Types of fetal monitoring that may be performed by your Chicago Obstetrician

Throughout pregnancy, your obstetrician will monitor your health as well as that of your growing baby. Tests are performed periodically during pregnancy, with type and frequency determined on a case by case basis. A higher-risk pregnancy will most likely involve a greater extent of fetal monitoring through various tests. In our Chicago women’s health practice, we have many years of experience with which we approach each new pregnancy. Our team explains the necessity of testing and details of such as needed to provide the parents-to-be with peace of mind. The purpose of fetal monitoring is to, as accurately as possible, … 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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    "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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