Women’s Health

UConn Health Minute: High Risk Pregnancy

With a high-risk pregnancy, mom or baby might be at increased risk of health problems before, during or after delivery. As Dr. Richard Wagner explains, the maternal-fetal medicine physicians at UConn Health have undergone advanced training to offer the special monitoring and care that high risk pregnancies require.

Cancer Doesn’t Stop for COVID

Cancer doesn’t wait for COVID and delaying care can cause a higher risk to patients

Lactation Consultant Helping Moms with Breastfeeding Goals

While research shows the positive benefits of breastfeeding, it doesn’t always come easily. At UConn Health, Marisa Merlo, lactation consultant, offers support to families and babies learning how to breastfeed.

2021 Top Doctors Named by Connecticut Magazine

See which 43 UConn Health physicians have been named 2021 Top Doctors by Connecticut Magazine. Plus, read more about four UConn Health doctors and their additional unique talents beyond their daily practice of medicine.

UConn Health First in New England to Offer Surgical Navigation for Breast-Conserving Surgery

Leading the way in breast-conserving surgery, UConn Health is the first hospital in New England to offer the surgical navigation system by EnVisio.

Profile: Dr. Alexandre West

Before becoming an OB/GYN physician, Dr. Alexandre West was a classically trained ballet dancer. The same focus and dedication that honed her skills as a dancer helps her offer the best care to her patients.

Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgical Division at UConn Health Helping Heal Those With Endometriosis

Dr. Amanda Ulrich is the newest member of the Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgical Division (MIGS) at UConn Health’s Women Center. The team focuses on the care and treatment of women with endometriosis, uterine fibroids, abnormal uterine bleeding, infertility, chronic pelvic pain, and all gynecologic conditions.

Advances in IVF May Make Triplets an Anomaly

Regina Leonard underwent In Vitro Fertilization at the Center for Reproductive Services which resulted in a beautiful set of triplets, born at UConn Health who are now graduating from high school. Over a decade of advancements has changed IVF which may make the birth of triplets scarce.

Pregnant ICU Patient Recovers from COVID-19

It was the scariest time of her life for Melissa Vicchitto as she fought COVID-19 in the ICU to save herself and her unborn baby.

UConn Health Helped Us Achieve Our Dream

Approximately one in eight couples are affected by infertility in the United States. That’s about 6.7 million people each year who have trouble conceiving.  Kristen Ritchie and her husband, Todd, of Southington, were one of these couples. Blessed with their first son, Nolan, in 2016 their journey for a second child began six months after […]