Women’s Health

U.S. Supreme Court’s Dobbs v. Jackson Ruling, Reproductive Healthcare at UConn Health

A statement from UConn President Dr. Radenka Maric and UConn Health CEO Dr. Bruce Liang

Baby Dream Comes True for Sickle Cell Patient

June 19 celebrates World Sickle Cell Day. Sickle cell patient Daisha Dillon shares her pregnancy success story and how her UConn Health care teams have been with her every step of the way in her journey to motherhood. “I trust UConn Health with me and also my baby. They take care of me like family."

UConn Health on Newsweek’s Best Maternity Hospitals 2022 List

For the second year in a row, UConn Health is on Newsweek’s list of Best Maternity Hospitals.

UConn Health Minute: Treating Prolapse and Incontinence

Women don't have to suffer in silence. Urinary incontinence and pelvic organ prolapse are common in women who've had children or are older than 45,  and they are also highly treatable. 

Senator Murphy and Congresswoman Hayes meet with UConn Health Experts to Discuss Formula Crisis

On Tuesday, May 31, U.S. Senator Chris Murphy and Congresswoman Jahana Hayes were joined by providers from the UConn Health Women's Center for a roundtable discussion on this critical issue and to learn of others affecting mothers and their babies in Connecticut and nationwide.

NICU entrance

Electronic Health Record Coming to UConn Health’s NICU

The Connecticut Children’s Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at UConn Health is switching to the Epic electronic health record system June 28, enabling improved communication, quality, and safety.

UConn Health Earns Re-accreditation from the National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers of the American College of Surgeons

The National Accreditation Program for Breast Centers (NAPBC), a quality program administered by the American College of Surgeons (ACS) has granted accredited status to the UConn Health Carole and Ray Neag Comprehensive Cancer Center.

New Specialty Helps Women Get Back Quality of Life

Women over the age of 45 or who have had children may undoubtedly know that feeling when the urge to “go” and “go now” comes on or the sudden leak that occurs with a sneeze or a jump in an aerobics class. Others may feel something bulging from the vagina when they are straining. 

Doctors Research to Find Answers to Endometriosis

Dr. Danielle Luciano joined the Connecticut Endometriosis Working Group, formed by state Rep. Jillian Gilchrest to bring awareness and push forward research for endometriosis. She will work in partnership with Jackson Lab's Elise Courtois, Ph.D., associate director of Single Cell Biology and an endometriosis researcher to gather and study tissue samples from endometriosis patients to learn how endometriosis tissue interacts with surrounding tissue.

Urgent Need for Milk Donors

Pasteurized donor human milk (PDHM) can be lifesaving for preterm infants and currently the need is outweighing the supply.