ST. FRANCIS eastside, formerly named St. Francis Women's & Family Hospital,was the first free-standing womens hospital in South Carolina and continues to be recognized for offering specialized care. This year, St. Francis earned a designation as a Center of Excellence for Minimally Invasive Gynecologic Surgery by the AAGL. Women can take comfort when choosing St. Francis for its leading-edge technology and superior care.
The St. Francis Breast Health Center is accredited by the NAPBC and offers the best support since underwire! We bring the latest breast cancer screening and diagnostic technology together in one place to offer convenient care and rapid results. Our Genetic Risk Consultant, Breast Health Navigator and Multidisciplinary Team offer world-class, comprehensive breast cancer care. Learn more >>
Having a baby is one of the biggest moments in your life, and our maternity serviceshave long been considered the "gold standard" in the Upstate, SC area. At St. Francis Baby, you'll find health information aboutpregnancy and childbirth, online hospital registration, informationabout our Parent Education classes, video tours, and countless tips tomake your pregnancy and delivery a smooth one. Learn more >>
Our Bone Health program is led by a multidisciplinary advisory council who work together to determine the best course of treatment for those at risk for osteoporosis. The program has two tracks - one that helps those with osteoporosis build bone mass and prevent fractures, and one that helps maintain current bone density to prevent osteoporosis. Learn more >>
natural family planning
Natural Family Planning helps couples determine when intercourse can lead to a pregnancy by keeping track of the many changes that take place in a woman's body during the menstrual cycle. St. Francis offers classes in the Creighton Model Fertility Care System, which uses Natural Procreative (NaPro) Tracking that allows one to achieve pregnancy by tracking "biomarkers."
NaPro Tracking can help with:
•Premenstrual Syndrome (PMS)
•Polycystic Ovarian Disease
•Targeted Hormone Replacement and Evaluation
•Effects of Stress
•Other Health Problems
To learn more, join us for a free class. Find classes >>