SWH Blog

We want to provide a resource for our patients and other women to find current, helpful information about preventative healthcare, concerns they may have, or conditions they may be experiencing. We also want to share stories from our patients about their experiences with our services. 

Please enjoy the information provided, and if you have additional questions or concerns, or would like to schedule an appointment, please contact us.

Or call us at (208) 263-2173 to make an appointment. Hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Jody Westfall's Surgical Experience with Sandpoint Women's Health and Bonner General Health. 

Read about Jody's experience having a hysterectomy at Bonner General Health. 

September is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

Read about the signs, symptoms, and treatments of ovarian cancer. 

Top 5 Reasons to Talk About Family Planning With Sandpoint Women's Health 

Our providers are here for you through all steps of your family planning.

Abnormal Uterine Bleeding Can Have Many Causes 

Multiple conditions can cause abnormal or irregular uterine bleeding. Click the link above to learn more. 

Menopause Management with Sandpoint Women's Health

There are many ways to treat symptoms associated with menopause. Talk to one of our providers about your specific symptoms so they can create a personalized treatment plan for you. 

The Link Between Osteoporosis and Menopause

Learn why women's risk of developing osteoporosis increases after menopause, and what's the most accurate test to measure your bone health.

Choose the Birth Control That's Best For You

Get information on the types of birth control available to determine which one is best for you. 

Symptoms and Treatments for Endometriosis

Are you experiencing symptoms of endometriosis? Click the link above to read about the symptoms and the treatments available.  

The Top 5 Reasons to Choose Sandpoint Women's Health

Our 5 providers are just the start of the many reasons why you should choose Sandpoint Women's Health for your obstetric and gynecological services. 

Should You Get a Pap Smear Every Year?

Click the link to read what healthcare providers' recommendations are regarding Pap smears. 

STDs are at an All-time High, Learn More About Prevention and Treatment

Click on the link to the CDC website to learn how to work with your healthcare provider to manage your sexual health. 

Alex & Nicole Crosswhite's Story

Read about Alex & Nicole's experience having their first baby at Bonner General Health. 

Long-Acting Reversible Contraceptives 

Learn what options are available and which one is right for you. 

Heather & Tyler Navarro's Story

Read about Heather & Tyler's experience having Tucker, their first baby, at Bonner General Health. 


What You Should Know About Breast Cancer Screening

When to have a mammogram, the importance of monthly self-breast exams, and the latest technology in breast cancer screening.