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“Centering” Pregnancy at Lexington Women’s Care

Lexington Women’s Care, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, offers a “Centering” program for moms-to-be. “Centering” allows expectant moms to be more involved in their care through health assessments, education and support in a group setting.

During two-hour sessions, women undergo regular health assessments with a physician or midwife, including belly checks and heart tones. then, the group discusses topics related to pregnancy and parenting.

Laern more in the WIS-TV news story below, featuring Lexington Women’s Care OB/GYN Valerie Skinner leading a “Centering” class.


Topics at “Centering” sessions include pregnancy, how to prepare for childbirth and motherhood, baby care, breastfeeding, childproofing your house and baby milestones.

For more information about “Centering,” Call Lexington Women’s Care at (803) 936-8100.

Jully A.F. Aguirre, MD and Jennifer B. Linfert, MD, FACOG Join Lexington Medical Center

Lexington Medical Center is pleased to welcome Jully A. F. Aguirre, MD and Jennifer B. Linfert, MD, FACOG to its network of care. They will both practice obstetrics and gynecology at Sandhills Women’s Care, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice.

Dr. Aguirre graduated cum laude from Queen’s University of Charlotte in North Carolina and earned her medical degree from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. She went on to complete her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Greenville Health System University Medical Center in South Carolina.

Jully Aguirre, MD

Jully Aguirre, MD

Prior to joining the Lexington Medical Center Network of Care, Dr. Aguirre served as a resident physician and as chief of Educational Development for the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Greenville Health System University Medical Center, which honored her as “Best Provider of Family-centered Maternity Care” in 2013. She also volunteered at the Greenville Health Clinic to provide gynecologic care to women in need.

A member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the American Medical Association, Dr. Aguirre speaks fluent Spanish and is most interested in Latina health care, high risk obstetrics and robotic surgery.

A Columbia native, Dr. Linfert graduated magna cum laude from the University of South Carolina in Columbia before earning her medical degree from the Medical University of South Carolina in Charleston. She went on to complete her obstetrics and gynecology residency at Eastern Virginia Medical School in Norfolk, Virginia.

Jennifer Linfert, MD, FACOG

Jennifer Linfert, MD, FACOG

Prior to joining the Lexington Medical Center Network of Care, Dr. Linfert worked in private practice, providing obstetrical and gynecological services from routine exams to minimally invasive procedures. A Fellow of the American Congress of Obstetricians and Gynecologists, she is board certified and a member of the American Medical Association, the Columbia Medical Society, the South Carolina Medical Association and the South Carolina Obstetrical and Gynecological Society.

Sandhills Women’s Care provides comprehensive obstetric and gynecologic care to women of all ages at two convenient locations in Northeast Columbia and on the hospital campus in West Columbia. The doctors are accepting new patients. Visit SandhillsWomensCare.com

Bump Day: Pregnancy at 21 Weeks

WLTX morning news anchor Ashley Izbicki is expecting her first baby. We’re happy to help share this exciting time with her by offering advice from our OB/GYNs about pregnancy in the TV station’s Wednesday #BumpDay segments.

In the segment below from this morning’s show, Dr. Jennifer Greene, OB/GYN at Carolina Women’s Physicians, a Lexington Medical Center physician practice, talks about pregnancy at 21 weeks. Check it out!