Health Checklist for Women

Important Screenings Throughout Life

Howard Memorial Hospital wants to help you be there for your family, loved ones, and self! Use this women’s health checklist to be sure you’re getting the care you deserve at every age and stage. Many services and screenings should happen throughout your life. These include:

  • Annual exams, screenings and primary care
  • Sleep disorder diagnosis
  • Healthy lifestyle guidance
  • Skin care
  • Physical therapy
  • Heart health
  • Medical weight loss
  • Bone health
  • Digestive health

Adolescent Health
Even before your first period, it’s important to establish with a women’s health provider. Here is what should be on your—and your provider’s—radar at this age:

  • First physical exam
  • Menstruation
  • STI information and screenings
  • PMS relief
  • Birth control
  • Any other questions you might have for your provider

Fertility and Pregnancy
This next stage of your life brings excitement—and plenty of questions. Howard Memorial Hospital is here to guide you through:

  • Getting pregnant
  • Having a healthy pregnancy
  • Devising the best birth plan for you
  • Delivery of your baby
  • Post-partum and pediatric care

Healthy Lifestyle
When you can finally take the time for yourself, Howard Memorial Hospital is here to address issues such as:

  • Stress management
  • Incontinence care
  • Breast health
  • Pelvic health
  • Heavy menstrual bleeding evaluation and solutions
  • Bone and heart health

We can help you make this transition as comfortable and peaceful as possible with help with:

  • Hormone replacement therapy
  • Non-hormonal options
  • Solutions for sexual health
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