Kate O'Flynn O'Brien, MD, board certified obstetrician-gynecologist with Children’s Minnesota Gynecology team presented “Contraceptive Update” to the Mercy Hospital pediatrics section on Tuesday, Dec. 1, 2020.
We talked with Carolyn Solberg, pediatric nurse practitioner (PNP) at Children’s Minnesota, about the top five questions parents ask their PNPs or primary care provider during a well-child visit.
Appointments for vaccinations and well-child checks are important to stay up-to-date on, but so are gynecology appointments for your daughter. COVID-19 is affecting a lot of areas of the world right now, but making sure all babies, girls and women have the answers and help related to their bodies is at the utmost importance to Children’s Minnesota.
October 3, 2019, 8 a.m. – 9 a.m., Minneapolis
Leslie Appiah, MD
Since the introduction of the human papillomavirus vaccine in 2006, the number of cervical cancer cases has been cut in half.
The National Hemophilia Foundation (NHF) estimates that today more than 2.5 million girls and women in the U.S. have an undiagnosed bleeding disorder that adversely affects their lives. Research shows that young women with bleeding disorders often experience delays in diagnosis. The Teen Hematology and Gynecology Program at Children's – the only program of its kind in Minnesota – offers coordinated care for such conditions, where patients can schedule visits that include both a pediatric hematologist and pediatric gynecologist.
Gynecological conditions that occur in babies, children or adolescents require the skill and training of experienced pediatric specialists. Our pediatric and adolescent gynecologists are among Minnesota’s most recognized experts in the field. They are fellowship-trained to offer guidance and expertise on the female reproductive system.
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Compassion is the cornerstone of our gynecological care for kids. At Children’s Minnesota, we diagnose and treat pediatric or adolescent gynecological issues using a combination of knowledge, skill and a knack for connecting with kids and teenagers, even when it comes to the most delicate personal health issues.