At Every Stage of Your Life
You love the life you lead. We love to help you live it well. At AdventHealth Waterman, formerly Florida Hospital Waterman, we’re always close by, cheering you on and keeping your health in check. From adolescence through your golden years, the team at the Center for Women and Children works hard to make wellness come easy for you, and if it gets difficult, we’re here to support you. Your care is designed around your body, mind, and spirit, evolving with you and providing the women's health care services you need at every age. From annual wellness visits and guided prenatal care to advanced breast care and specialized solutions for sensitive concerns, our dedicated team creates a health experience you won't find anywhere else.
We Do Everything to Meet It
- Women's Health Specialties for Whole-Person Wellness
Life is a collection of joys, challenges, transitions, and memories. Our Women's Care specialists are here for you through it all, building you up with world-class technology, expertise, and the whole-person care you need to stay healthy throughout your whole life. At AdventHealth Waterman, formerly Florida Hospital Waterman, our staff is highly trained in a wide variety of women's health specialties, including:
- Birth Care
- Breast Care
- Gestational Diabetes Education
- Gynecological Care and Surgery
- Labor and Delivery
- Mammography Screening and Diagnostics
- Medical Imaging and Ultrasounds
- Prenatal Education
- Rehabilitation, Including Pelvic Rehabilitation
At any age and through every stage of life — from adolescence through menopause and beyond — we'll be here, providing the women's health care services you need to keep on living your beautiful life.
- Guiding You Through Gynecologic Surgery and Treatment
We work hard to keep you well. But if worries get you down, our women's health care team is waiting for you with answers, comfort, and options. You’ll always have the tools and resources you need, especially when it comes to gynecological concerns. The gynecological surgery specialists at the Center for Women and Children are your partners in care, with personalized, technologically advanced solutions. If surgery is your best option, our minimally invasive procedures will strengthen you and speed up your recovery time. You’ll feel prepared no matter what, with a team helping you make the choice that’s right for you.
- Welcoming Mom and Baby
Whether you’re having your first or fifth baby, your pregnancy will be met with personalized attention at the Center for Women and Children’s Mother and Baby Unit. Your labor and delivery will be as smooth as possible with highly skilled pregnancy experts who love being around new mothers and their infants. Your birth care can begin long before the bump, and evolve with your needs long after, from prenatal care and pregnancy education to breastfeeding support and pediatrics. You and your family are supported throughout the whole heartwarming journey.
- Breast Care You Deserve
When it comes to your breast health, you demand the best. That’s exactly what you get with the Breast Care program, including a world-class mammography center and the AdventHealth Waterman Cancer Institute. Should any concerns arise, our leading physicians and specially trained oncology nurses will ease your mind with breast-screening procedures, including ultrasound and low-dose digital mammography, computer-aided detection (CAD), breast cancer surgery, and emerging clinical trial options specific to breast cancer. But your care goes beyond breast health to address your whole-health needs of mind, body, and spirit.
- Compassionate Cancer Care
If a gynecologic or breast cancer diagnosis disrupts your life plan, you'll find hope in a treatment plan we design together. You’ll be met with comprehensive programs that are proven to help more women with more types of cancers — including breast and gynecologic — benefit from some of the highest-possible treatment outcomes in the nation. Your own world-class team of physicians, counselors, and wellness experts will work with you around the clock, committed to helping you conquer cancer with confidence. Learn more about our Cancer Care services.
- Milk Depot
About the Milk Depot
We have partnered with Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida to become the first North Lake County Milk Depot location. The Milk Depot serves as a safe, controlled collection point where women can donate their breast milk for premature and at-risk infants in need. We make it easy for moms to help other moms provide vitally important nutrients to their babies who are struggling to survive.
How It Works
1) Call 407-248-5050 for a short interview with the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida.
2) Complete a secure online health questionnaire.
3) Complete a free blood test.
4) Bring your frozen donor milk to the Milk Depot at AdventHealth Waterman for shipment to the Mothers’ Milk Bank of Florida. Call 352-253-3054 and Center for Women and Children employee will meet you downstairs in front of the Emergency Department entrance to pick up your donor milk. The Milk Depot is open 24/7.
At Every Age and Every Stage
Women need personalized care as their lives — and health — evolve. Our multidisciplinary women's care team is here to help connect you with the resources you need to live your healthiest life every day and in every way. We’ve got you covered from your first annual checkup to your first mammogram and beyond. Let us help guide you, support you, and be your biggest cheerleader as you enjoy a life of better health, more joy, and greater confidence.