Rutland Women’s Healthcare Team
Women’s Health specialists at Rutland Regional work collaboratively to provide every woman with the best medical care available in a caring and sensitive environment. Our team includes:
- Breast Care Coordinator. A registered nurse whose primary responsibility is to guide, support and coordinate the care of women dealing with breast health or breast cancer issues.
- Obstetrician/Gynecologists (OB/GYNs). Board-certified physicians who specialize in women’s health, including diagnosing and treating conditions related to the female reproductive system; monitoring and caring for pregnant women to ensure the delivery of a healthy baby; and screening for and treating diseases of the breasts, cervix, uterus, vagina and pelvic region.
- Social Worker. A master’s level health professional who provides individual, family and group counseling; referrals to community resources; and help with transportation, discharge planning and home care issues.
- Women’s Health Nurse. A registered nurse experienced in women’s health issues related to gynecology and pregnancy.
- Anesthesiologist. A board certified physician, specializing in anesthesiology, who will work with the mother to be and her obstetrician to provide pain relief as appropriate.
- Labor and Delivery Nurse. Labor and delivery nurses take care of expectant mothers who are in labor, monitoring the mother and baby to make sure that they both remain stable and assist mothers throughout the labor and delivery process.
- Lactation Counselors and Nurses Trained in Breastfeeding Support. A lactation counselor may help mothers and babies with latching difficulties, painful nursing, low milk production, or inadequate weight gain.
- Pediatrician. A physician who specializes in the care of children.