As a woman, you unselfishly devote yourself to many things. Your family. Your friends. Your career. In looking out for everyone else, you sometimes forget to take time for you. Including your health.

At St.Vincent, we think that you deserve some “me” time, especially when it comes to your well-being. Time to laugh. Time to de-stress. Time to do whatever it is you enjoy doing. And when it comes to taking time to care for your health, we’re devoted to delivering the kinds of health services that will help you live the life you deserve.

Whether you’re looking for answers about maternity options, breast health, pelvic or heart care, or even emotional health, you’ll find people and programs devoted to your needs at St. Vincent.  The place where women’s health matters.

How will you #taketime4u today? Check out some of the articles below for inspiration, or sign up for our e-newsletter for bimonthly inspiration sent directly to your inbox!



Get Some Skin in the Game

Skin-to-skin contact for newborns is more than an ideal, it’s doctor-recommended. Skin-to-skin contact, also known as kangaroo care, places newborns close to their parents almost immediately after birth. Once the baby is delivered, he or she is diapered and placed … Continue reading

Kit: Matters of the Heart

Keeping women’s hearts healthy is an ongoing effort, and the Women’s Cardiac Risk Clinic at St.Vincent Carmel Women’s Center is here to help. Here, clinic director and cardiologist DR. NANCY BRANYAS discusses what women can do to maintain their heart health: Q How common … Continue reading


Keep Calm and Carry On

While stress may motivate us to get things done, it can also wreak havoc on physical and emotional health. What do deadlines, mortgages, PTA meetings and school plays have in common? They can all cause the body to experience stress, … Continue reading


Breast Pump 101

Being breast pump-savvy can save you time, money and hassle. Comprehensive coverage. Under the Affordable Care Act (ACA), health insurance coverage must include breastfeeding equipment, but did you know it also provides counseling and support for the duration of breastfeeding? … Continue reading