Obstetrics & Your Obstetrician

Finding out that you are pregnant opens up new dreams…and a lot of questions. Our doctors are specialty-trained in the field of obstetrics and are experienced in the care of both normal and high-risk pregnancies. You can feel confident knowing that your prenatal care, labor and delivery, and postpartum course will be managed directly by a specialist physician of obstetrics at every step. We combine compassionate care with the latest technology and research with one goal in mind: safe delivery of a healthy baby.  For your convenience, our obstetricians offer many obstetric services that can be done right here in the office, including Nuchal Translucency testing, routine and 4-D ultrasound, and nonstress testing.  Furthermore, we work closely with faculty specialists from Stanford University and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital to provide the best possible care for the most complicated pregnancies.

Obstetrics Frequently Asked Questions

The world of women's health care can be overwhelming to many, especially when it comes to the complex field of Obstetrics. Given how vitally important it is for expecting mothers to be familiar with the do's and dont's of prenatal care, we have provided below a short list of commonly asked questions from mothers-to-be.

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The Best Possible Care For You And Your Child

Obstetrics is the specific medical care of women and their children before, during, and after pregnancy. When it comes to the preventative wonders of prenatal care, you can feel safe in putting your faith in the expert hands of the SVMC - HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN medical professionals in our Salinas, CA office.

It's absolutely crucial that all women are aware of just how important prenatal care is for the health of you and your child. From routine check-ups to managing pregnancy complications, the physicians at SVMC - HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN in Salinas combine compassionate care with cutting-edge technology to deliver to you a safe and healthy baby.

In the interest of making everything as easy as possible for you, the obstetricians at SVMC - HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN can offer numerous obstetric services right in the office.

Some of the services that we offer includes:


 

When it comes to more complicated pregnancies, SVMC - HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN works closely with the specialists from Stanford University and Lucille Packard Children's Hospital in order to provide the best possible care in immediately dealing with any potential problems.


Assisting you in having a healthy pregnancy is our greatest satisfaction

Finding out that you are pregnant is a wonderfully exciting time, but it can also cause a lot of stress and anxiety for many mothers-to-be, and it surely raises a lot of questions. It is the aim of the health care professionals at SVMC - HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN in Salinas to provide a suitably caring and respectful environment for patients.  Our physicians understand that, as an expecting woman, you have a variety of specific health care concerns that need to be looked after by those who are experts in the field of Obstetrics.

Potential emergencies that can arise during any pregnancy include:

  • Ectopic Pregnancy
  • Placental Abruption
  • Pre-eclampsia
  • Shoulder dystocia
  • Uterine rupture


The doctors at SVMC - HEALTH CARE FOR WOMEN in Salinas are specially-trained in the field of obstetrics and are fully-capable of caring for all different kinds of pregnancies, from low-risk normal, pregnancies, to the most high-risk. Patients can feel confident in knowing that they will be looked after by the very best in the field of obstetrics when it comes to their prenatal care, labor and delivery, and the postpartum period.