Foundation for Woman’s

Woman’s is a special place. It’s where we care for families during times of incredible joy and provide strength during unthinkable challenges. 

Supporting Woman’s means giving back to your family, friends and neighbors. It means giving women and babies an opportunity for a healthy future. 

The Foundation for Woman’s is an extension of Woman’s Hospital that raises philanthropic support to improve the health of women and infants. Our focus is on addressing some of our community’s most profound problems, including prematurity, maternal morbidity, opioid addiction in pregnant women and access to breast cancer screenings.

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With Your Support, Our Promise to You

Safe Pregnancies

Keeping a woman healthy during pregnancy takes a commitment to guide them both physically and emotionally. Our experienced team of OB-GYNs, nurses, pregnancy nurse navigator and other experts work with our patients to:

  • Lower Louisiana’s prematurity rate
  • Reduce the dangers during childbirth 
  • Treat hypertension and diabetes during pregnancy
  • Help manage opioid addiction
  • Stop the transmission of HIV to baby during delivery

Learn more about our care for mothers and babies.

Care for Critically Ill Babies

Helping a baby born too soon or with life threatening problems is what we train, research and prepare for. Our caring team of neonatologists and specially trained nurses use the latest equipment and technology to give the sickest babies a fighting chance.

  • Provide the most experienced neonatologists and maternal fetal medicine physicians and staff in the country
  • Participate in groundbreaking infant care
  • Offer human donor milk to babies in need

Learn more about our care for critically ill infants.

Detect Cancer Early

Every woman deserves a fighting chance against cancer. By bringing screenings to rural areas and to women in need, we provide that hope.

  • Drive two mammography coaches to 22 Louisiana parishes daily
  • Partner with Mary Bird Perkins - Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center to offer the most specialized breast and GYN cancer care
  • Employ two of the few gynecologic oncologists in Louisiana

Learn more about how we work to prevent cancer.

 

You can create the future at Woman's.  Making a difference starts with your support.

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