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Women's health

Women are special – but you already knew that

What you may not know is that Novant Health Gaffney Medical Center and our Novant Health physicians in the Cherokee County area provide many healthcare services designed especially for women. Whether you are a young woman, an expectant mother or a mature adult facing medical challenges, we’re here to serve your health needs for life.

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Adolescence

During this time of major physical and emotional change in her life, your daughter needs your support and guidance as well as excellent medical care. We’re here to help you with both, beginning with a wealth of online information and a health library that covers questions that adolescent girls might have.

You’ll find information about menstruation and sexuality, protection against human papillomavirus (HPV), the first gynecologist visit and maintaining strong bones. To find a gynecologist near you, you can use our online physician directory.

Maternity services

When you’re expecting a baby, Gaffney Medical Center is by your side all the way, with a full spectrum of maternity services and beautiful, state-of-the-art birthing facilities.

Women’s services

Gaffney Medical Center, teaming up with our associated physicians in this region, treat many conditions common to women, from youth to midlife and beyond. Below are links to additional information, along with contact information for local services.

Behavioral health

Including premenstrual syndrome, premenstrual dysphoric disorder and postpartum depression. Novant Health obstetricians and gynecologists can evaluate and treat these conditions.

Breastfeeding

For more information about breastfeeding, please call 864-487-1588.

Breast health

Call 864-487-1616 to schedule your annual screening mammogram.

Bone health

To schedule an osteoporosis screening, please call 864-487-1616.

Diabetes

To learn more about our diabetes program and classes, call 864-487-1629. If you’re an expectant mother and have been diagnosed with gestational diabetes, we offer one-on-one counseling with a certified diabetes educator. We’ll talk with you about meal planning, glucose monitoring and dealing with the onset of high blood sugar during pregnancy. Ask your physician about referring you for this service.

Heart disease

Use our online directory to find a cardiologist near you.

Menopause

Use our online directory to find a gynecologist near you.

Minimally invasive gynecologic surgery

Use our online directory to find a gynecologist, who can make a surgical referral, if necessary.

Sleep health

Call toll-free 1-800-388-7722 to make an appointment with a sleep doctor near you.

Urinary incontinence

Use our online directory to find a urologist or gynecologist near you.

Uterine fibroids and uterine artery embolization

Use our online directory to find a physician who can refer you to a surgeon, if necessary.

Vein health

Including deep vein thrombosis, pelvic congestion syndrome and peripheral artery disease. Use our online directory to find a cardiologist near you.

You can find additional information about medical conditions and treatments in our online health library.