Halifax Hospital opened the Women’s Care Now facility in Ormond Beach Tuesday. Halifax spokesperson Tangela Boyd said the new facility will provide women, “…increased access to prenatal, obstetric and gynecological care.” Bonnie Wittman, an RN and administrator with the Halifax Center for Women and Infant Health, emphasized that Women’s Care Now, “…is designed by women for women…this practice will be about providing women with healthcare access, including walk-in availability.”
Teen sessions on Tuesdays
In addition to providing prenatal, obstetric and gynecological services; educational services available at Women’s Care Now will offer information about hormonal changes, epidurals, labor, natural child birth, vaginal birth after Cesarean, and prenatal care. Lactation services and massage therapy will also be offered. On Tuesdays, the center will hold “Teen Tuesday” sessions for teenage girls between 4 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.
Women’s Care Now is headed by women’s health nurse practitioner Sue Chappuis, MSN, ARNP-C. She was formerly with local obstetrician/gynecologist Irwin Landau, MD, described as a longtime local practitioner who retired recently. Brenda Watson, MD, will serve as Women’s Care Now obstetrics hospitalist. Lactation services will be overseen by Susan Bekken, RNC, an International Board Certified Lactation Consultant. Massage services will be provided by Barb DeBernardo, RN and licensed massage therapist.
Hours and contact information
Women’s Care Now will be open Monday through Thursday, 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m., and Fridays from 8 a.m. to Noon, at 325 Clyde Morris Boulevard, Suite 390, in Ormond Beach. That is at the southeast corner of Clyde Morris Boulevard and Hand Avenue. Appointments can be scheduled by calling 386-425-4450. Walk-ins are also welcomed.
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