Fall 2016 | News for the Northwest Hospital Community

Alexandra Parmele and her husband Jamie got a New Year shock. They were having twins!

Alexandra wanted to have a natural childbirth. Since a multiple pregnancy was considered high-risk, even for a young and healthy person, she and Jamie decided to seek out an obstetrician who could accommodate many types of childbirth. She texted her friend, a doula. Where should she go?

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Newborn baby laying on mother's chest

Choices for Childbirth: Midwives and More

Expecting parents want choices when it comes to childbirth. That’s why Northwest Hospital’s Childbirth Center supports every type of birthing plan.

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Radiology technician examining results of a mammography test on a computer

Breast Care 101: Mammography

Mammograms are an essential tool in the fight against breast cancer. October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, so now is the perfect time to schedule yours.

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Dr. Robert Sweet and a patient at the Kidney Stone Center at Northwest Hospital & Medical Center.

Kidney Stone Center Opens Doors

The Kidney Stone Center at Northwest Hospital is the region’s first comprehensive center for the treatment and prevention of kidney stones.

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Woman sneezing

It’s Flu Season

The easiest way to dodge the flu this season? Get a flu shot and protect yourself and your family. Learn about vaccinations, symptoms, and more on our online health library.

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