CareConnection

Spring/Summer 2018

Baby Caroline

A delivery with perfect timing

In April of 2017, Tori and Trevor Tait discovered they were going to be parents. Thrilled about their new adventure, they began a search for the perfect hospital to deliver, as well as, the perfect OBGYN to guide them safely through pregnancy.

A New Front in Hip Replacement

Hip joint replacements have been used for decades to help patients with severe arthritis or injury regain their mobility and live without pain and stiffness.  

Women's Hospital Services and Features

Choosing the place to deliver your bundle of joy is an important decision. That’s why we’re so proud to deliver award-winning, exceptional maternity care in a beautiful, comfortable environment at The Women’s Hospital at Saddleback Medical Center in Laguna Hills.

Emergency Room:

John P. Hancock, age 71, is an electrical designer who traveled to southern California for a large-scale project. He was working in shifts of four-hours followed by two hours of sleep, his energy fueled by 14 cups of coffee per day. Driving back to his hotel on the 405 freeway after a successful presentation, John’s heart began racing and beating erratically.

Prepared for the Unexpected

Preparing for Pregnancy

Saddleback Medical Center
24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills
Thursday, June 21, 5:30 – 8 pm
Tuesday, July 17, 5:30 – 8 pm
Thursday, Sept 13, 5:30 – 8 pm

To prepare for the best pregnancy possible, preconception planning is essential. Gain insights from an OB/GYN, spend one-on-one time to get your questions answered and enjoy a complimentary dinner and tour. Click here to register.

Rancho Mission Viejo
The Canyon House Studio
75 Esencia Drive, Rancho Mission Viejo
Tuesday, June 5, 6 – 7:30 pm
Thursday, September 20, 6 – 7:30 pm

To register for this event, click here.

Hello Baby: Your Birth,
Your Way Tour

24451 Health Center Drive, Laguna Hills

Whether you’re already pregnant or thinking about starting a family, tour our private, recently renovated maternity and baby suites. You’ll get a sneak peak of all the wonderful amenities you’ll experience when you welcome your bundle of joy. Virtual tour also available. Click here to register.

Urgent Care vs. Emergency Room Guide

When experiencing symptoms of illness, or after an accident, the choice to visit an urgent care or the emergency room isn’t always clear. Marc Taub, M.D., medical director of emergency services at Saddleback Medical Center, offers a partial list of symptoms to help guide your decision.

Is it a Stroke?

May is Stroke Awareness Month, recognizing that stroke is the fourth leading cause of death and the number one cause of disabilities in the U.S. After the age of 55, the risk of having a stroke more than doubles. The key to minimizing the long-term effects of a stroke is to B.E. F.A.S.T.

Playing It Safe This Summer

In Southern California, it’s hard not to look forward to carefree summer days with friends and family, but are you prepared for some of the unexpected mishaps that can happen? There are a few safety tips MemorialCare Medical Group wants you to consider!

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MemorialCare is a nonprofit integrated healthcare delivery system that includes leading hospitals – Long Beach Medical Center, Miller Children's & Women's Hospital Long Beach, Community Medical Center Long Beach, Orange Coast Medical Center, and Saddleback Medical Center; award-winning medical groups – MemorialCare Medical Group and Greater Newport Physicians; Seaside Health Plan; and convenient outpatient health centers, imaging centers, breast centers, surgical centers, and dialysis centers throughout Orange and Los Angeles Counties.

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