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Avera St. Luke's Hospital

305 South State Street
Aberdeen, SD 57401
605-622-5000‎

Women's Health

At Avera St. Luke’s Hospital, we understand that women have special needs. That is why we offer the following list of services that are specifically for women or that are most often utilized by women. 

Childbirth Preparation/ Parenting

Classes offered: breastfeeding, childbirth refresher, childbirth preparation (evening series or daylong session), transition to parenthood, planning a vaginal birth after a caesarean, and sibling preparation.

605-622-5588                  

Fertility Care

 Natural birth control or pre-conception planning class.

605-622-5730

Fibromyalgia Treatment

A specialized exercise program and treatment plan for symptoms of fibromyalgia, such as chronic muscle soreness and loss of flexibility.

605-622-5873

Growing Family First Foto
The first photo of your baby in the hospital.

605-622-5555

Tai Chi

Tai Chi classes are held quarterly and offer participants peace of mind, strength, relaxation and balance.

605-622-5979

Infant Massage Class

A pleasurable way to develop trust and intimacy and strengthen the bond between baby and you. Promotes a strong sense of confidence in parenting. Parents also find relaxation, peace and calming for themselves.

605-622-5873

Infertility

We offer couples an inexpensive, safe method that can increase chances of achieving a pregnancy by 20 to 40 percent and even higher if medical treatment is done.

605-622-5730

Incontinence

A nonsurgical approach to incontinence treatment.

605-622-5873

Lactation Consultation

Education and assistance with breastfeeding infants.

605-622-5567

Look Good, Feel Better

A support group for women undergoing chemotherapy.

605-622-5588

Mammography Services

A fully accredited mammography program that offers screening and diagnostic exams, featuring full-field, direct digital mammography equipment.

605-622-5540

Massage Therapy

Massage therapy specifically for women is available. Massage facilitates healing through touch and stimulation throughout the body to affect whole system functioning and to reduce stress and tension.

605-622-5873

Nutrition Services

Individual medical nutrition therapy services are provided for weight management, eating disorders, lipid management, food allergies, diverticulosis/diverticulitis, sports nutrition and diabetes.

605-622-5298

Nurturing New Families

Follow-up check for mother and baby after discharge from the BirthPlace at Avera St. Luke's.

605-622-5000

OB Tens

Nonpharmacological, non-invasive relief for labor and delivery.

605-622-5873

Osteoporosis Education

605-622-5588

Osteoporosis Screening

If your bone density is low, or decreases at an abnormally fast rate, you may be at risk for osteoporosis.

605-622-5556

Perinatal Bereavement Services

Bereavement services for miscarriages, stillborn, or newborn deaths.

605-622-5627

Physical Therapy

Specialized women’s health needs such as pelvic and low back pain with pregnancy can be done in a woman-to-woman environment.

605-622-5873

Prenatal and Postnatal Exercise

Specialized exercise classes for women before, during and after pregnancy.

605-622-5873

Pregnancy Massage

A woman’s body undergoes many dramatic changes during pregnancy, some stressful and uncomfortable. Massage reduces stress and promotes general well-being. Ask us about pregnancy, labor, and postpartum massage.

605-622-5873

Small Miracles 

Parents who deliver at Avera St. Luke’s have the option of having their baby’s photo on our website nursery.

605-622-5555

Free blood pressure screenings

Offered six times monthly in Aberdeen, SD, for both men and women:

First Tuesday: The Homestead, 9 to 10 a.m.

First Thursday: Fifth Avenue Apartments, 1 to 2 p.m.; Sherman Apartments, 2 to 3 p.m.

Second Wednesday: Bicentennial Apartments, 9:30 to 10:30 a.m.

Third Tuesday: Aberdeen Area Senior Center, 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.

Fourth Wednesday: Avera Mother Joseph Manor, 1 to 2 p.m.