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Corpus Christi Women's Clinic

Board Certified OB-GYN & Advanced Nurse Practitioners located in Corpus Christi, TX

The processes of conception, pregnancy, and childbirth are full of uncertainty, and it’s important to make health a priority for yourself and your baby. At Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic in Corpus Christi, Texas, the team of obstetricians and nurse practitioners simplifies these processes for you with advanced care and counseling. To find out more about obstetrics, call Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic or book an appointment online today.

Obstetrics Q & A

What is obstetrics?

Obstetrics is the medical specialty, often associated with gynecology, that focuses on the health of both the mother and the baby throughout conception, pregnancy, and childbirth. 

The team at Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic has extensive education and experience in obstetrics and can help you manage the ups and downs of pregnancy and childbirth. They help you form a clear-cut plan for childbirth according to your preferences, requests, and health-related needs. 

The obstetricians at Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic conduct in-office visits and necessary surgeries related to pregnancy. They also help with your labor and delivery when it comes time for the birth of your baby.

Which obstetric services are available?

Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic provides a comprehensive list of obstetric services and treatments to maintain your health and the health of your baby. Starting with pre-pregnancy assessments and counseling, they can test you and your partner’s genetics and can treat infertility with modern fertility treatments. 

Throughout the process of conception, pregnancy, and childbirth, the Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic team can offer you:

  • Genetic testing and counseling
  • Obstetrical ultrasound imaging tests
  • Assisted conception treatment
  • Treatment for pre-existing conditions
  • Treatment for pregnancy complications
  • Vaginal birth
  • Cesarean section birth

Combined with the ongoing compassionate care and follow-up visits with your obstetricians and nurses, these services allow you to feel confident that your health and your baby’s health are in good hands. The team is ready to answer any of your questions in relation to your pregnancy and birth plan. 

Which complications does obstetric care address?

Obstetric care addresses complications related to your pregnancy and health complications you have that might complicate your pregnancy or childbirth. The team at Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic specializes in managing high-risk pregnancies, which can involve:

  • Multiple fetuses (e.g., twins, triplets, etc.)
  • Preeclampsia (high blood pressure)
  • Diabetes or gestational diabetes
  • Thyroid disease
  • Autoimmune disorders
  • Kidney disease
  • Cardiac disease
  • Recurrent miscarriage

They also specialize in diagnosing and treating ectopic pregnancies, which happen when a fertilized egg grows outside of your uterus and can be very dangerous for your health. An ectopic pregnancy causes symptoms like sharp cramps, vaginal bleeding, and faintness and is not viable for birth.

Book your consultation for obstetric care at Corpus Christi Women’s Clinic by calling the office or scheduling a visit online today.