Women’s Care offers comprehensive labor and delivery care for expectant mothers.
Our board-certified obstetricians are highly skilled and experienced in handling all aspects of childbirth. We will do everything we can to ensure that the experience is as special as possible, while taking all necessary safety precautions. By understanding the typical sequence of events, you will be adequately prepared when the time comes.
It is difficult to predict when labor will start, but there are some things you can do ahead of time to prepare for the arrival of your baby. You should plan for someone to take you to the hospital and the route you will take. Pack your bag for the hospital with clothing and toiletries to use, as well as a loose-fitting outfit for leaving the hospital. Leave jewelry and other valuables at home. Other important items to pack include:
Typically, you should call your doctor when you think you are in labor. They may have you come to the office or go directly to the hospital depending on the circumstances.
There are a number of methods your doctor may choose to induce labor, including the use of medicines and other methods to open the cervix, stimulate contractions, and prepare for a vaginal birth. Most women are able to go into labor naturally. However, there are instances in which a doctor may start inducing labor for the health of the mother or baby. Some reasons for inducing labor may include:
There are two common types of birth for expectant mothers: vaginal and cesarean. Learn more about each below:
Women’s Care understands that each woman’s labor and delivery experience is unique. Our goal is to provide the highest quality obstetrical care to ensure a healthy pregnancy from beginning to end, for you and your baby. Patients seeking exceptional obstetrical services, please schedule an appointment at Women’s Care today!