In 1971 a woman named Carol Downer used a speculum, a mirror and a flashlight, to look at her own cervix. She was the mother of six children and had never seen her own cervix. She saw where her babies had passed through, where her menstrual flow came from, and what the doctors had commented on over the years. It was a very enlightening moment for her. What she did with that knowledge was revolutionary. She was part of a woman's group, working to legalize abortion. She took her speculum to the next meeting and showed them her cervix. The group in turn took speculums to the California NOW conference and did "Self Help" for hundreds of women. Self Help groups became a place where women could see their cervixes, talk about their reproductive health care, and learn from each other's health experiences.

My husband and I became empty nesters 3 ½ years ago and moved to Texas from Washington state.  We planned on being here for 3 years and then going back “home”. I can safely say we fell in love with Rockwall, and this is our new home.  My daughter and her family have since moved here while my oldest and his family live in North Carolina. I am blessed with 3 grandchildren and 6 grand puppies!  I am a very lucky Mema!


We cater to every fitness need — and you’ll find everything from cardio equipment and strength training — to small group training classes like Tribe and youth fitness programs. Burn calories with high intensity group exercise, cycling or circuit training workouts, or enjoy the low impact mindfulness of our many yoga classes, hot yoga and Pilates. Amenities also include private locker room facilities with dry saunas and onsite childcare.
The physicians of Seven Hills Women’s Health Centers are the leaders in women’s health care in Cincinnati. We believe that women’s health care must incorporate new technologies and science, but must be compassionate and sensitive to every woman as an individual. We have designed a system of care that focuses on each woman’s uniqueness as she transitions from adolescence to menopause.
At Women's Health Specialists of North Texas, we understand that women experience several changes throughout their lives, and that your goals and needs will shift in relation to these changes. That’s why we strive to provide care and services catered to each stage of life, so that we can always accommodate you. Whether you are interested in pregnancy prevention methods, fertility options, prenatal care, or managing menopause, our physicians offer services to meet your needs.
Our original philosophy was to share information to give women control over their gynecological health, demystify and de-medicalize women's body functions as normal and provide true reproductive choices for all women. This has remained the guiding principle of the Feminist Women's Health Center/Women's Health Specialists. In addition to delivering services, we train people in and out of the medical profession. Women are trained to work in our clinic as health educators, doctors are trained in safe abortion techniques and nurses are trained to be non-judgmental practitioners in their approach to health care delivery.
All WHS physicians are Board Certified. The doctors are skilled in managing all aspects of women’s health care, including normal and high risk pregnancy, gynecologic surgery, incontinence treatment, annual exams, and contraceptive and hormone therapy needs. They are dedicated to taking care of female patients from adolescence through menopause. Their goal is to provide quality care with high patient satisfaction.
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