Meet the Norton Children’s Gynecology Team

Norton Children’s Gynecology, affiliated with the UofL School of Medicine, has highly skilled pediatric and adolescent gynecologists who understand girls and teens need care that’s designed just for them.

Our specialists work with girls and teens to navigate the normal changes and ups and downs that happen before, during and after puberty.

Gynecology – 1750

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(502) 559-1750


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A child’s first menstrual period can be especially heavy if ovulation hasn’t started

A menstrual period without ovulation — a common occurrence in adolescents — can be quite heavy as they are bleeding solely because the uterus lining has outgrown the blood supply. “This is the reason why […]

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Hygiene for girls: Prevent vaginitis, vulvovaginitis

Hygiene for girls can be a thorny topic for parents. Teaching preteens about good hygiene isn’t easy, but it’s important. Poor hygiene can change the natural balance of the vagina and lead to conditions such […]

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Endometriosis can start in your teens and early 20s

Tessa Nielsen, 21, was in so much pain from her menstrual periods and cramps, she couldn’t do much at all. “I would lie in bed, curled up in ball with a heating pad,” she said. […]

Read Full Story

Pediatric gynecologist lends expertise at spina bifida clinic

As a medical student, Kimberly S. Huhmann, M.D., was interested in both pediatrics and obstetrics/gynecology. It was during her residency that Dr. Huhmann started considering combining her interests as a pediatric and adolescent gynecology specialist. […]

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First gynecological exam debunked: What parents need to know

Girls in the U.S. get their first period (menstruation) around age 12. As a parent, you may wonder: When should my daughter see a gynecologist for the first time? At what age should a girl […]

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Read Full Story

Hygiene for girls: Prevent vaginitis, vulvovaginitis

Hygiene for girls can be a thorny topic for parents. Teaching preteens about good hygiene isn’t easy, but it’s important. Poor hygiene can change the natural balance of the vagina and lead to conditions such […]

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Endometriosis can start in your teens and early 20s

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