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An Obstetrical provider deals with women during pregnancy and for a short time after pregnancy. Obstetrical providers also monitor and care for the health of the fetus. They perform regular ultrasounds, generally during the 12th week and 20th week of pregnancy to determine the health of the fetus. Exams are performed on a regular basis during pregnancy to identify any complications such as ectopic pregnancy, fetal distress and pre-eclampsia (high blood pressure). They perform vaginal deliveries and some deliver by surgical Cesarean when necessary.

Oaklawn’s team of obstetric providers include OB/GYNs, nurse practitioners, certified nurse midwives, and family medicine providers that are also qualified to provide care to pregnant women and deliver babies.

  • OB/GYNs specialize in both obstetrics and gynecology. They will care for women and their babies during pregnancy and childbirth, and also specialize in treating female reproductive conditions from menarche to post-menopause. Our OB/GYN office includes nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives.
  • Family physician with obstetrics providers have completed residency in the full spectrum of care which allows them to see men, women and children of ALL ages, throughout the entire life cycle, in a wide variety of medical settings. When you select one of these physicians, they will address your needs before, during, and after pregnancy. They will also see your newborn in the hospital and watch him or her grow for years to come.

At Oaklawn, our provider’s deliver babies and treat female reproductive organs. Oaklawn’s Birth Center delivers over 800 babies a year, and our staff regularly receives high marks for patient satisfaction.

As an added bonus, Ob Hospitalist Group (OBHG) physicians are standing by around-the-clock to help women who are pregnant or have just given birth. OBHG’s mission is to ensure that every expectant mother receives consistent medical care by a highly skilled clinician when presenting to the hospital labor and delivery department. Learn more about our Obstetric Hospitalist program here.