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
Cancer
Depression
Gynecology 
Heart and vascular care
Incontinence, bladder, and pelvic health 
Miscarriage support
Osteoporosis 
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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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.

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

Physicians:

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.

Restoring Confidence

Shelly Morlock
Jun, 2020
I knew I would be in good hands.

The Scariest Five Minutes of My Life

Jacklynn Armstrong
Sep, 2019
My care team was so attentive.

The Path to Healing

Carolyn Drier

Physicians:

 
May, 2019
My wound healed so well.

Nothing to Laugh At

Carol Hageman
May, 2019
I knew he had my best interests in mind.
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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)

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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.

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

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Life's Lessons on Menopause

Women share their experience going through menopause and how they dealt with symptoms.

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A Woman's Health Journey as She Ages (Alissa Conklin, MD, Bobbi Brown, CNM, WHNP)

A Woman's Health Journey as She Ages (Alissa Conklin, MD, Bobbi Brown, CNM, WHNP)

Physician Video Profile: Ashley Dupuis, DO (Obstetrics & Gynecology)

Introducing Dr. Ashley Dupuis, an obstetrician and gynecologist with BellaNova Women's Health, a Lakeland Health affiliate.

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