|Women's Health Services
Windham Hospital's Services for Women's Health include:
The Prenatal Clinic, The Connecticut Breast and Cervical Cancer Early Detection Program, and WISEWOMAN Cardiac Services
Windham Hospital is committed to serving women who are uninsured, or underinsured, and these programs make essential programs available to women of all ages.
Breast Health Services • Mammography
Early detection is a woman's best defense. Windham Hospital provides a variety of diagnostic services that allow accurate diagnosis, including digital mammography. The Hologic Selenia Digital Mammography System offers better detection through better imaging. Exceptionally sharp images give physicians and their patients the information needed for diagnosis and discussion, and the physicians from Jefferson Radiology interpret results both on-site at Windham Hospital and in their remote offices, when additional consultation is required.
We offer services in 3 convenient locations:
- The Center for Women's Health, Mansfield
7A Ledgebrook Drive (behind East Brook Mall) in Mansfield Center
Monday-Friday 7:30 AM - 4 PM by appointment;
extended hours available by arrangement.
Phone 860.456.7237. Center also includes bone densitometry and integrative health services (massage & reiki)
Treat yourself to a soothing massage or reiki session after your mammogram! For a limited time, we are offering discounted massage services at the Center for Women's Health at Mansfield offices in conjunction with mammography services. Download your discount coupon here.
- Windham Hospital Center for Breast Imaging
1st Floor, Windham Hospital
Services at the Center for Breast Imaging include mammograms, breast needle localization procedures, sterotactic breast biopsies, and breast MRI.
Breast Ultrasound is performed in the Hospital's Outpatient Ultrasound Department (first floor), from 7 AM - 5:30 PM, Monday-Friday. Contact Central Scheduling to set up an appointment at 860.456.6970.
Bone Density Exams
Windham Hospital offers Dexa exams, to evaluate for osteoporosis,at the Centers for Women's Health in Mansfield and Hebron. To arrange an appointment, call 860.456.7237 (Mansfield) or 860.942.5055 (Hebron).
Childbirth, Maternity & Childbirth Education Classes
We have a long, proud tradition of excellence in Women’s Health Services in the Alma G. Hatch Women’s Center at Windham Hospital. From the state-of-the-art birthing rooms to surgical suites and procedure rooms for diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of medical problems, Windham Hospital offers women a nurturing environment, caring, experienced staff members, and all the latest technology. It all adds up to exceptional service and support…for the birth of your new baby, for medical interventions, or for later-life situations.
NEW! HypnoBirthing, Monday evenings 6:30 to 9 PM (contact Kathy Glucksman, BSN, IBCLC, HBCE at 860.875.4957)
And for Expectant Parents:
CHILDBIRTH EDUCATION CLASSES
The best time for an expectant mother or parents to register for classes is in the beginning of the 4th month of pregnancy. Call 456-6894 to register. Minimim number of students per class: 2
One-Day Childbirth Education Classes (6 hours)
Lamaze Refresher Classes (4 hours)
HypnoBirthing, Monday evenings 6:30 to 9 PM (contact Kathy Glucksman, BSN, IBCLC, HBCE at 860.875.4957)
We offer these classes on a rolling schedule or by arrangement:
- Prepared Childbirth Class (Lamaze)
- Childbirth Refresher Class
- Sibling at Birth (private class for children who wish to be present for the birth; minimum age: 5 years old; sibling must complete class prior to the delivery)
- Adoption Class (care, feeding, home preparation)
- Unit Tours: visit our state-of-the-art facility and meet our professional staff
Contact Janet Maheu, Childbirth Education, 860.456.6894 for any of the above classes
Contact Pam Yerkes, Lactation Consultant, 860.456.6973
- Breastfeeding classes (private or group setting)
- Infant & Child CPR (basic life support & safety class)
- Transitions Group
Contact Nursing Education, 860.456.6859, for the above classes
Fees vary for each class and are adjustable for those on financial assistance. Please call 456-6894 for further details.
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Uterine Fibroid Embolization (Interventional Radiology)
At Windham Hospital, physicians from Jefferson Radiology can alleviate the problems associated with uterine fibroids. Click here for more information about fibroids and this new procedure now available at Windham Hospital.
Integrative Health Services
Integrative Health is the integration of conventional and complementary alternative healthcare options which address the body, mind, and spirit, as well as the environment and relationships with others. It focuses on wellness, health promotion, and the healing process. Many disciplines within Integrative Health have been a part of human healing since civilization began!
The Integrative Health Steering Committee of Windham Hospital is an active group of practitioners, staff, and community volunteers whose mission is to enhanve the lives and wellbeing of our community through an integrative of mind, body, and spirit.
Windham Hospital's Integrative Health Services offerings at the Center for Women's Health at Mansfield (7A Ledgebrook Drive) include:
Contact Integrative Health Services at 456.6002 for more information about these or other services, or click here.