It’s no secret…women are different. 

group of womanThroughout your journey as a woman, you have special health needs. Lakeland is committed to offering exemplary care in each stage of life. Whether you are preparing for a birth, managing menopause symptoms, or diagnosing any number of disorders we are ready for you. 

As a wife, partner, daughter, friend, mother, you make decisions every day about the care and well-being of those around you. By choosing women’s health at Spectrum Health Lakeland, you can be confident that you’ve made the right decision for you, so you can be at your best—for yourself and those who depend on you.

It’s your journey. And we’ll be right beside you with the skills and expertise you need to ensure you get the most advanced and thorough care possible.

We help with a variety of services and can provide care for: 

Breast Care
Heart and vascular care
Incontinence, bladder, and pelvic health 
Miscarriage support
Pregnancy care
Routine well-woman exams, PAP smear and cervical cancer screenings
Weight management 


We all have a story to share.
We provide personalized health care to ensure you have the best possible experience while in our care. Each individual treatment and care plan at Lakeland is just as unique as your are. We are your partners in your health care journey. 

Women throughout Southwest Michigan and beyond share their health care experiences at Spectrum Health Lakeland in the stories below.

Do you have a story to share? Click on the "What's Your Story" button and complete the form. 

What's Your Story?

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A full-circle birth journey

Geena Seats-Pearson


Apr, 2023
I couldn't have asked for a better experience.

My community helped me beat breast cancer twice

Carolyn Jones


Gerald Kozuh, MD
Feb, 2023
I never felt alone.

A change in plans

Erin DeRose
Nov, 2022
I feel grateful for the level of care my baby and I received.

Right place, right time

Bethany Curtis
Aug, 2022
Our baby was in great hands.

An empowered experience

Kimberly Cramer
Feb, 2022
The whole journey was beautiful.

Family-first approach

Ellie Topinka
Dec, 2021
It was a beautiful, healthy birth.

Putting yourself first

Shari Ahlgrim
May, 2021
I am a stronger person now.

Birth in the midst of COVID-19

Destini Hill
Dec, 2020
My nurse's comforting words got me through labor.

Support Through it All

Amber Zoschke


Kenneth Kaufmann, MD.
Sep, 2020
My baby and I were always a priority.

We Were In Great Hands

Anjana Gupta
Sep, 2020
The BirthPlace team was so supportive.
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Physician Profile Video: Aubrey Tompkins, CNM (Women’s Health)

Certified Nurse-Midwife Aubrey Tompkins is a Women’s Health specialist seeing patients at Corewell Health Southwestern Medical Women's Health - Niles.

Check-up: Learn about breastfeeding (Betsy Fuzi, CNM)

A Certified Nurse-Midwife can support first time mothers by providing advice for a range of breastfeeding questions.

Corewell Health - We Can

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Check-up: The importance of cervical cancer screenings (Betsy Fuzi, CNM)

Your routine gynecological care, like annual exams with PAP smear, family planning visits, and postmenopausal support and care, can be scheduled with a Certified Nurse-Midwife.

Umbilical cord prolapse: Bethany Curtis "Right place, right time"

Bethany Curtis shares her birthing experience with the care team at BellaNova Women's Health.

Vaginal birth after C-section: Kimberly Cramer "An empowered experience"

Nurse technician Kimberly Cramer shares her birthing experience with the care team at BellaNova Women's Health and how she felt empowered to safely deliver her second child with a vaginal birth after C-section (VBAC).

Maternity and the COVID-19 vaccine

With many questions around expectant mothers getting the COVID-19 vaccine, Spectrum Health maternal-fetal medicine physician David Colombo, MD, shares information that moms need to know about their decision.

Menopause: Navigating the Change (Ashley Dupuis, DO, FACOOG)

Ashley Dupuis, DO, discusses the early years transitioning up to menopause, what to expect, and specific symptoms.

Check-Up: Postpartum Depression is Not Your Fault (Meredith Sheldon, MA, LLPC)

Southwestern Medical Clinic counselor, Meredith Sheldon, talks about why women may experience postpartum depression and how treatment can help people cope.

Check-Up: Gestational Diabetes & How to Control It (Benjamin Wood, DO)

BellaNoval Obstetrician and Gynecologist, Ben Wood, DO, explains how Gestational Diabetes impacts a pregnancy, and how diabetes educators can help women create a balanced diet to control their blood sugar level.

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