Blog: Updates & Resources

How Fibroids Can Affect Your Everyday Life

Although some 75% of women develop uterine fibroid tumors, only about 20% of them experience symptoms. If you’re one of them, you may want to learn how those symptoms can impact your day-to-day life and what you can do about them.

Apr 30th, 2019
Welcome to Our New SCWH Blog!

Southern Crescent Women's HealthCare is happy to announce the coming of our new blog on our website! Stay tuned for more from us.

Apr 4th, 2019
Rejuvenate Your Health and Confidence With The MonaLisa Touch®

If you’ve been through menopause, either naturally or induced due to cancer treatment, chances are you’ve heard of vaginal atrophy. Also known as “genitourinary syndrome of menopause,” the condition happens when the body’s estrogen levels drop, and its...

Apr 2nd, 2019
SCWH’s Adolescent Gynecology Services

Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare provides comprehensive gynecology care throughout all stages of a woman’s life – adolescent gynecology, onto childbearing years, into post-menopause, and retirement...

Mar 28th, 2019
Piedmont Fayette Named One of America’s 50 Best Hospitals

For the fifth consecutive year, Piedmont Fayette Hospital has achieved the Healthgrades 2019 America’s 50 Best Hospitals Award. In addition, Piedmont Fayette Hospital earned the designation as one of America’s best hospitals for 11 consecutive years...

Feb 13th, 2019
Breastfeeding Workshop on February 12th, 2019

AMERIGROUP Community Care & Smart Choice Breastfeeding Partnership Presents: Breastfeeding Workshop Tuesday, February 12, 2019 2:00pm – 4:00pm Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare 1279 Highway 54 West 3rd Floor Classroom B Fayetteville, GA 30214...

Jan 10th, 2019
2019 Update: OB and GYN Care at Piedmont Newnan Hospital

Our OB and GYN care for Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare (SCWH) patients at Piedmont Newnan Hospital was temporarily on hold since September. During this time, all hospital-based care for SCWH patients was at Piedmont Fayette Hospital...

Jan 9th, 2019
SCWH Offers Postpartum Depression Care

Within a few days of giving birth, many women can experience feelings of sadness, emptiness, or exhaustion. For many women, these “baby blues” are typically mild, last a week or two, and go away on their own. However, sometimes the feelings of extreme...

Jan 3rd, 2019
Meet Dr. W. Darrell Martin, MD, FACOG

Every month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare interviews one of our team members – meet Dr. Darrell Martin! Dr. Martin has been practicing medicine for over 40 years. He, alongside Raul Takagi founded Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare in 1984...

Oct 23rd, 2018
Happy National Midwifery Week

National Midwifery Week was created by the American College of Nurse-Midwives to celebrate midwives and midwife-led care. This year, National Midwifery Week was September 30th to October 6th, 2018...

Oct 5th, 2018
Happy National PA Week!

National Physician Assistant (PA) week is October 6th – 12th, 2018. The weeklong holiday recognizes the profession and its contributions to the nation’s health. Meg Hanshaw is a certified Physician Assistant who...

Oct 4th, 2018
National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is October 27th

The United States 
Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) hosts an annual National Prescription Drug Take Back Day. This year, National Prescription Drug Take Back Day is Saturday, October 27th from 10am Р2pm. There are drop off locations near all SCWH...

Oct 4th, 2018
Update: OB and GYN Care at Piedmont Newnan Hospital

OB and GYN care for SCWH patients at Piedmont Newnan Hospital will be temporarily on hold from September 1, 2018 to January 14, 2019. During this time, all hospital-based care for SCWH patients will be at Piedmont Fayette Hospital...

Aug 15th, 2018
Meet Dr. Crystal O. Slade, MD, FACOG

Every month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare features one of our team members here on our website. Meet SCWH Physician Crystal O. Slade, MD, FACOG! Dr. Crystal Slade is a board-certified physician who has been working at Southern Crescent Women’s...

Aug 8th, 2018
Join the 2018 Fit for the Cure Event

Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare is teaming up with Wacoal and Belk for their annual Fit for the Cure event! Wacoal will donate $2 to the Susan G Komen Foundation for each complimentary bra fitting and an additional $2 will be donated...

Aug 2nd, 2018
Meet SCWH Physician Deborah Shepard, MD, FACOG

Every month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare features one of our team members here on our website. Meet SCWH Physician Deborah Shepard, MD, FACOG. Dr. Deborah Shepard relocated from a Florida practice to join the Southern Crescent team...

Jul 19th, 2018
Laser Vaginal Rejuvenation with the MonaLisa Touch

Some women find that changes in gynecological health may be embarrassing to talk about, even with their doctor. There is a treatment that can help! When estrogen levels decline – whether it is due to perimenopause, menopause, or induced menopause...

Jul 6th, 2018
Come to the 2018 Baby Expo on May 6, 2018!

When you attend the 2018 Baby Expo on Sunday, May 6, 2018, from 1pm – 6pm at the Eagle’s Landing Country Club, you can enter to win a baby basket that contains 42 delightful items for baby and mom.

Apr 26th, 2018
Piedmont and Anthem Blue Cross Reach New Agreement

Piedmont and Anthem Blue Cross have shaken hands on a new agreement as announced today on the Piedmont Healthcare website and via their last email announcement. The email said “The arrangement ensures patients that have Anthem Blue Cross insurance can con

Apr 17th, 2018
Meet SCWH Physician Kristie Dyson, MD, FACOG

Every month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare features one of our team members on our blog. Meet SCWH Physician, Dr. Kristie Dyson! Dr. Dyson is an obstetrics & gynecology specialist. She has been practicing for 7 years. She graduated with honors...

Mar 16th, 2018
SCWH Pregnancy Packet

Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare put together a Pregnancy Packet for our patients that covers common pregnancy topics and questions including...

Feb 27th, 2018
Meet SCWH Physician Elizabeth W. Killebrew, MD, FACOG, NCMP, CCD

Every Month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare features one of our team members on our blog. This month we feature SCWH Physician, Dr. Elizabeth Killebrew! Dr. Elizabeth Killebrew is the President and Senior Partner of Southern Crescent Women’s HealthC

Feb 20th, 2018
Meet SCWH Physician Dr. Edwin Bello, MD, FACOG

Every month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare features one of our team members on our blog. Meet SCWH Physician Edwin Bello, MD, FACOG. Dr. Edwin Bello received his undergraduate degree from the University of Puerto Rico and completed medical...

Feb 5th, 2018
Meet SCWH Physician Benita Bonser, MD, FACOG

Every month, Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare features one of our team members on our blog. Meet SCWH Physician Benita Bonser, MD, FACOG Dr. Benita Bonser received her MD degree from the University of Michigan, which included a fellowship in Nigeria.

Jan 30th, 2018
Hablamos Español

En Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare, tenemeos proveedores que hablan español. Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare es un grupo de profesionales compuesto de médicos, enfermeras parteras certificadas, y enfermeras practicantes que están capacitadas...

Jan 16th, 2018
SCWH’s Online Patient Portal

Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare offers access to an Online Patient Portal to all our patients. The Online Patient Portal allows you to: View your health record from any Internet-enabled device Exchange secure messages with your healthcare provider...

Jan 8th, 2018
Safe Medications in Pregnancy

If you get a minor illness, such as a cold, runny nose, mild sore throat, headache, or temperature less than 100.4,° the following is a list of safe medications that can be used.

Dec 1st, 2017
SCWH is a Member of the U.S. Women’s Health Alliance

The U.S. Women’s Health Alliance brings higher quality, more affordable healthcare to women across the nation and help our Members achieve healthy sustainability in their private practice. Their mission is to effectively collaborate as one unified organiza

Nov 15th, 2017
2017 Baby Expo on October 22nd in Atlanta

When you attend the 2017 VII Baby Expo on Sunday, October 22nd, at the Marriott Atlanta – Peachtree Corners, you can enter to win one of the great giveaways, including this set!

Oct 2nd, 2017
Celebrate National Midwifery Week

National Midwifery Week was created by The American College of Nurse-Midwives states (ACNM) to celebrate and recognize midwives and midwife-led care. Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare celebrates the midwifery services that we are able to deliver...

Sep 27th, 2017
Have You Scheduled Your Well-Woman Examination?

Having a yearly well-woman examination is an opportunity for you to take charge of your health. Annual gynecology visits can help find problems early or prevent health problems before they occur. The American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists...

Sep 7th, 2017
What SCWH Patients Say About The MonaLisa Touch®

The MonaLisa Touch® is a minimally invasive laser that helps to restore vaginal health. This treatment is ideal for women who have: Declined estrogen levels due to menopause, peri-menopause or induced menopause (such as those who have gone...

Aug 15th, 2017
‘Mono Mono’ Twins Born at Piedmont Newnan

An article by Piedmont Healthcare titled Two Sets of Rare ‘Mono Mono’ Twins Born at Piedmont Newnan shares the amazing stories about two sets of rare identical twins, called “mono mono” twins delivered there – less than a week apart!

Aug 4th, 2017
MonaLisa Touch®

Millions of women experience changes to their vaginal and vulvar health that affect their personal lives as a consequence. Now there’s a solution! MonaLisa Touch® is a simple, safe, & clinically proven laser treatment for the painful symptoms of menopause.

Jul 26th, 2017
Certified Nurse Midwife Meet and Greet

Join us on Thursday July 13th, 2017 from 6pm – 7:30pm to meet the Southern Crescent Women’s Healthcare Certified Nurse Midwife team! In this informal setting, we will talk about pregnancy, breastfeeding, and answer questions.

Jul 3rd, 2017
The Gift of Life…

Life is a gift…every step of the way. Beginning with your initial appointment to confirm your pregnancy, through the prenatal care visits, ultrasounds, labor & delivery, and post-partum follow-up, our team of physicians, certified nurse-midwives and...

Jun 6th, 2017
Zika Virus Information

Zika virus disease (Zika) is a disease caused by Zika virus that is spread to people primarily through the bite of an infected Aedes species mosquito. The most common symptoms of Zika are fever, rash, joint pain, and conjunctivitis (red eyes)...

Nov 16th, 2016
SCWH is SCOPE Certified

Southern Crescent Women’s HealthCare is certified by the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists (ACOG), through the Safety Certification in Outpatient Excellence (SCOPE) for Women’s Health program. This designation represents our ongoing com

Nov 2nd, 2016
Patient Education

Information regarding STDs, Zika Virus, Mosquito Bite Prevention, Pregnancy, Travel and the Zika Virus, Midwife Corner, Substance Abuse, Apps for a Healthy Life, and other additional information.

Oct 2nd, 2016