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Chicago OBGYN explains potential causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding

The Chicago, IL OBGYN team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S. C. explains the causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding

Abnormal vaginal bleeding can be related to issues with the reproductive system, medical issues, or medications. If you experience abnormal bleeding, you want a team you can trust. With an office in Chicago, the OBGYN team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates offers feminine health care to patients throughout Chicagoland. During your appointment, our Chicago OBGYN team explains causes of abnormal vaginal bleeding and helps you find a solution for your case. Normal menstruation occurs every 21 to 35 days. This happens when the uterus lining sheds to start a new reproductive cycle. A normal period may last for a few … 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

Patients ask, “What are the symptoms of pelvic pain and where can I find treatment?”

In Chicago, IL, Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S.C. offer pelvic pain treatment for patients near Munster.

According to a study, approximately 15 percent of women of childbearing age in the United States have experienced chronic pelvic pain lasting six months or more. With links to multiple conditions, the pain symptoms may be difficult to diagnose. Located in the Streeterville neighborhood of Chicago, the OBGYN team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates offers comprehensive feminine health care to patients throughout the Chicagoland area. Our professional team diagnoses and offers treatment for pelvic pain. What are the symptoms of pelvic pain? Mild to extreme discomfort is the main symptom of pelvic pain. However, the specifics of that pain such … 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

Northwestern gynecologist in Chicago, explains STD testing in gynecology care and medicine

Northwestern Women’s Health Associates S. C. in Chicago, IL offers complete gynecology medicine and care including STD testing

Staying healthy means regularly seeing your Northwestern gynecologist for medicine and care. If you are sexually active, STD testing is an important way to protect your health. Being open and honest about your sexual history helps the doctor determine your need for STD testing. With an office near Chicago’s Magnificent Mile, the team at Northwestern Women’s Health Associates offers complete gynecology care to patients from Munster, IN; Michigan City, IN; Schererville, IN; Highland, IN; and throughout the Chicagoland area. Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs) are also known as sexually transmitted infections (STIs). These diseases or infections are caused by bacteria, viruses, … Continue reading

Chicago OB/GYN explains how to treat fibroids safely and effectively

treat fibroids safely and effectively

Hearing that you have uterine fibroids can be a bit daunting! However, rest easy, knowing that you are not alone. As many as 30 percent of women between 35 and 50 may get fibroids in the uterine wall. At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, in Chicago, we believe in patient education. We are committed to helping each patient achieve optimal health and have found education to be instrumental in achieving this goal. We know how to treat fibroids effectively. What uterine fibroids are: Also called leiomyomas or myomas, these are muscular tumors that can grow on your uterine wall. They almost … Continue reading

OB/GYN in Chicago near Michigan City explains abnormal bleeding during perimenopause

abnormal bleeding during perimenopause

As women age, we head towards menopause or what is sometimes referred to as “the change of life.” Menopause is the point where a woman has not had a period in a year, it is the end of her childbearing years. Perimenopause is the time frame leading up to menopause, when the process begins, and symptoms can start. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, serving Chicago , wants to help. Facts about perimenopause: It varies from woman to woman, but it can start as early as your 30s or as late as your 50s. It’s the time when your ovaries begin making … Continue reading

Chicago OB/GYN clinic offers patients minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

patients minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery

Surgeries in the abdominal area can have long recovery periods and leave significant scars. What if there was a way to reduce both those results? At Northwestern Women’s Health Associates, serving the Chicago area, we believe in helping our patients live productive and healthy lives. That’s one of the reasons we utilize minimally invasive laparoscopic surgery to assist in the treatment of an array of gynecological issues. Laparoscopic surgery: Gynecologic laparoscopy uses a laparoscope to look inside your abdominal area. This is a slender, lighted telescope. The incision required to insert it into your pelvic area is small. It allows … Continue reading

OB/GYN office helps Chicago Women understand abnormal pap smear results

abnormal pap smear results

Sometimes, the things we don’t understand can cause greater anxiety than the things we do understand. Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , serving the Schererville area, wants to help all women understand their bodies. We believe that leads to better health and emotional well-being. One area that can be confusing is if abnormal pap smear results come back. We want to help you understand what could cause abnormal pap smear results, and explain further action we will take if you have one. What a pap smear is: This is an exam we use to test for cervical cancer. It can alert … Continue reading

Compassionate provider offers common gynecological surgeries for patients near Chicago,

common gynecological surgeries

The idea of gynecological surgeries can cause even the bravest patients some anxiety! Northwestern Women’s Health Associates , serving Chicago, and the areas near Chicago, strives to offer women gentle, personalized, and compassionate care. It’s why we utilize laparoscopic surgery for many common gynecological problems. We also are proud to use the da Vinci Xi Surgical System for robotic hysterectomies. We always work towards finding solutions that are effective, patient-centered and promote renewed and improved health. Laparoscopic surgery: Surgery done with this method is minimally invasive with faster recovery times. We use small incisions rather than large openings. We use … Continue reading

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    "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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