Obstetrics & Gynaecology

SPECIALITIES

Obstetrics & Gynaecology

Obstetrics and gynecology (OB/GYN) is a medical specialty that deals with the female reproductive system, pregnancy, childbirth, and women's reproductive health. OB/GYNs are medical doctors who specialize in this field and provide a range of services, including prenatal care, childbirth, gynecological care, and family planning.

OB/GYNs provide prenatal care to ensure the health of the mother and the developing fetus. They monitor the pregnancy, conduct ultrasounds, and perform other tests to detect any potential problems. Obstetricians also provide care during labor and delivery, ensuring a safe delivery for both the mother and the baby.

Gynecologists provide preventive care, such as routine check-ups and cancer screenings, as well as treatment for various reproductive health issues, including menstrual problems, infertility, and sexually transmitted infections. They also perform surgical procedures such as hysterectomy, oophorectomy, and tubal ligation. Overall, OB/GYNs play a crucial role in ensuring the reproductive health of women and providing comprehensive care for women throughout their lifespan, from adolescence to menopause.

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