In celebration of National Women’s Health Week, The Women & Children’s Center at Kingwood Medical Center is hosting an evening of Women, Wellness and Wine. An educational event for women on Monday May 15 th from 4:00 – 8:00pm.
The evening’s activities include informational talks by Dr. Liet Le, Dermatologist, followed by Dr. Noel Boyd (OB/Gyn), Dr. Jennifer Browning (OB/Gyn), and Dr. Chirag Parghi, (Radiologist). In addition, there will be vendors, pampering stations, tours of the Women’s Center, an “Ask the Nurse” booth, appetizers, beverages, and door prizes.
“Hosting this event is one of the many ways the Women & Children’s Center at Kingwood Medical Center increases awareness about the health services we provide,” said Melinda Stephenson, CEO of Kingwood Medical Center. “The Women & Children’s Center has earned the prestigious Texas Ten Step Program designation from the Texas Department of State Health Services and March of Dimes 39 Weeks Recognition.”
The Women & Children’s Center serves as the bedrock for the entire family. Whether a woman is pregnant, trying to get pregnant, needs gynecological surgery or an annual mammogram, Kingwood Medical Center offers caring, timely services for women of all ages. They offer monthly classes in Childbirth Preparation, Breastfeeding, Infant Safety and CPR, Newborn Care, a Sibling Class, and a Grandparents Class, The Women and Children’s Center provides a full range of expertise from prenatal care through labor and delivery to postpartum care. The newborn nursery, neonatal transport team and Level II and Level III Neonatal Intensive Care Unit provide comprehensive care close to home for the tiniest patients. At Kingwood Medical Center, neonatologists work with neonatal nurse practitioners, who are on the unit 24/7, along with other specially-trained registered nurses to monitor and care for each baby in the unit. The family-centered unit encourages skin-to- skin contact between baby and parent through “Kangaroo Care,” and breastfeeding also is strongly encouraged.
The Pediatrics team includes board-certified pediatricians and subspecialists in pediatric cardiology, endocrinology, neurology, neonatology, ophthalmology, and pulmonology. With all of these advantages, you don’t have to drive far because Kingwood Medical Center is located in your community.
The Pediatric Emergency Department is the only emergency room in northeast Houston serving children ages 0-18. The Pediatric Emerency Departmetn is open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. It is located at the south entrance next to the Women & Children’s Center. The facility features a child-themed environment intended to ease the stress of pediatric patients and thir parents. Their team includes pediatricians, ER physicians and specialists as well as registered nurses skilled in communicating with and caring for children.