Women's Care

Whether you're seeking treatment for illness or maintaining wellness, Lee's Summit Medical Center is committed to keeping women healthy. The Women's Center at Lee's Summit Medical Center offers comprehensive services for gynecology and surgery.

Sexual Assault Help

If you or someone you know has been sexually assaulted, help is available 24 hours every day by coming directly to Lee's Summit Medical Center’s Emergency Department, or calling 911.

Nurse Midwives

Lee's Summit Medical Center’s team includes certified nurse midwives who provide the mother with education, counseling and hands-on assistance through both pregnancy and labor and delivery. Our certified nurse midwives have established excellence in midwifery, reflecting a philosophy of care that is directed at the woman and her individual reproductive needs. A midwife usually offers a variety of options and seeks to eliminate or minimize interventions, with services including:

  • Annual gynecologic exams
  • Breast-feeding guidance and support
  • Doula referral services
  • Family planning
  • Father-assisted birth
  • Preconception care
  • Prenatal care
  • Labor and delivery support
  • Newborn care
  • Menopausal management
  • Vaginal birth after cesarean (VBAC)

Midwives are appropriate for low-risk pregnancies (60 to 80 percent of all pregnancies are low-risk).