• 13,495 births

    Baptist Health welcomed 13,495 babies in 2019.
  • 50%

    Half of all women have uterine fibroids by age 50.
  • 5 years

    Life expectancy is reduced by 5 years when a woman is 50-75 lbs. overweight.

Baptist Health recognizes that women have unique health concerns, depending on their stage of life. That’s why our approach to Women’s Services is comprehensive, convenient and personal.

What Women's Health Services do we offer at Baptist Health South Florida?

Our services cover a complete spectrum of women’s health concerns, including:

  • Maternity services, parent education classes, infertility treatment/reproductive medicine.
  • Specialized care for high-risk pregnancies and unborn babies, including fetal MRI.
  • Level II and III Neonatal Intensive Care Units and neonatal transport and surgical teams.
  • Umbilical Cord Blood Collection Centers allow parents to donate their newborn’s cord blood for use in treating more than 70 blood diseases.
  • Child Development Center to evaluate and treat infants and children as they grow and develop.
  • Healthy lifestyle services, including bariatric surgery and cosmetic surgery.
  • Diagnostic testing, including MRI, PET/CT, ultrasound, X-ray, coronary artery imaging and bone density testing.
  • Pelvic Health services to diagnose and treat bladder problems.
  • Breast health diagnosis with digital mammography, ultrasound and biopsies, as well as treatments for breast conditions and breast cancer, including surgery, reconstruction and radiation.
  • Gynecological services, including minimally invasive robotic surgery to treat fibroids and certain cancers.
  • Sports Medicine services, including the latest technology in orthopedic care, comprehensive rehabilitation programs and minimally invasive joint replacements.
  • Women’s Heart Program evaluates blood pressure, cholesterol and body mass index to create a cardiovascular health profile.
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Guide to a Healthier You

Here's a handy guide you can use at every stage of your life. The information in this chart is only a general guideline. Your doctor will personalize the timing of all exams to meet your healthcare needs.

Ages 18-39

  • Pap test every 3 years beginning at age 21
  • Blood pressure test every 3-5 years following normal blood pressure and with no other risk factors
  • Breast exam every 3 years beginning in early 20s
  • Monthly breast self-exam; discuss with doctor
  • Blood glucose test if directed by doctor

Ages 40-49

  • Pap test every 3 years
  • Blood pressure test yearly
  • Breast exam and mammogram yearly
  • Blood glucose test every 3 years beginning at age 45

Ages 50-64

  • Pap test every 3 years
  • Blood pressure test yearly
  • Breast exam yearly
  • Mammogram every 2 years
  • Blood glucose test every 3 years
  • Colorectal screening; discuss with doctor

Ages 65 and Older

  • May stop Pap tests following 3 normal tests in a 10-year period
  • Blood pressure test yearly
  • Breast exam yearly
  • Mammogram every 2 years
  • Blood glucose test every 3 years
  • Colorectal screening; discuss with doctor if older than 75
Centered on Me

Centered on Me

As a woman, you often devote your time and effort to taking care of others. That’s why we’re entirely devoted to taking care of you. From maternity to mammography, to overall wellness, the Center for Women & Infants at South Miami Hospital is completely centered on you. And to enhance your experience, our patient care navigator will guide you through our wide range of services. Think of it as personalized, one-stop shopping for all your healthcare needs. Let us help you take your health to a whole new level.

My Fibroid Treatment

My Fibroid Treatment

The Fibroid Center offers women a unique approach to diagnosing and treating uterine fibroids. Our expert team of physicians work closely with each woman and her doctor to create an individualized treatment plan tailored to her needs. Options include minimally invasive and traditional treatments that can preserve a woman’s fertility.

Welcome to Compassionate Cancer Care

Welcome to Compassionate Cancer Care

Treating and beating cancer takes expertise and innovation. But it also requires courage and compassion. Our unparalleled team of cancer care professionals sees you and your needs, and offers not only the most precise, personalized treatments but also an ear to listen and a hand to hold along your journey. Embracing you while eradicating your cancer: that’s the warmer side of care. Welcome to Baptist Health Cancer Care.

International Patients

For those outside of the United States, please contact our International Services Department.

Baptist Health is committed to helping women of all ages get the health care services they need.

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