Birthing Center



Well-women OB/GYN Healthcare Services

Gynecologic Services

  • General physical exam
  • Breast exam
  • Pelvic exam
  • PAP smear
  • STD testing
  • Family planning and counseling
  • Birth control
  • Menopause care (various stages)
  • Patient education

Obstetric Services

  • Preconceptual exam and counseling
  • Infertility services
  • Pregnancy testing
  • Prenatal care
  • Sonography
  • Parent education/Preparation classes
  • Labor and delivery
  • Postpartum care for mothers
  • Newborn care (to include mandatory lab work)
  • Childbirth classes
  • Lactation consulting

Childbirth Classes

Childbirth education class meets one night each week for five weeks with participants receiving certificates of completion on the last night. All classes include opportunities for questions and answers. Time is also devoted each week to learning and practicing exercises and relaxation techniques that prepare the body for birth. To supplement class lectures, 2 video’s are shown featuring births in alternate settings. The final class is a labor rehearsal followed by food and fun. Specific topics include:

  • Physical and emotional changes during pregnancy
  • Changes as the body prepares for birth
  • Warning signs during pregnancy
  • Signs of labor
  • The labor process
  • Pain management
  • Birth options
  • Support techniques
  • Relaxation
  • What to expect during birth
  • Postpartum changes
  • Breastfeeding.