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==Obstetrics== Obstetrics is the surgical specialty dealing with the care of a woman and her offspring during pregnancy, childbirth and the puerperium (the period shortly after birth). For Gynecological Disorders, visit Gynecology section

==Gynecology== Gynaecology literally means 'the science or study of women', but in medicine this is the specialty of diseases of the female reproductive system (uterus, vagina, s and ovaries).

For Gynecological Disorders, visit Gynecology section.

Topics in Gynecology and Obstetrics:

Prune belly syndrome

Pregnancy care

Choosing a primary care provider

Sheehan’s syndrome

Pregnancy ultrasound

Vaginal cysts

DIC (disseminated intravascular coagulation)


Facial nerve palsy due to birth trauma

Asherman’s syndrome

Uterine prolapse

Early pregnancy

Delivery presentations

Folic acid and birth defect prevention

Ectopic pregnancy

Cerebral palsy

Early weeks of pregnancy



Placenta previa

Folic acid


First trimester of pregnancy


Genetic counseling and prenatal diagnosis

Placenta previa

Fetal blood testing

Vitamin B9 source

Pregnancy test



Abortion procedure

Ectopic pregnancy


Abortion - threatened

Abortion - spontaneous


Vaginal bleeding during pregnancy

Placenta abruptio

Cesarean section

Abnormal menstrual periods


Folate deficiency

Chorionic villus sampling

Inevitable abortion

Abortion - complete

Abortion - elective or therapeutic

D and C

Uterus Endometrial cancer

Uterine anatomy

Placental insufficiency

Vaginal bleeding in pregnancy

Abortion - infected

Delivery presentations


Ultrasound in pregnancy


HELLP syndrome


Fetal-maternal erythrocyte distribution

Emergency Childbirth

Emergency Childbirth


Normal uterine anatomy (cut section)

Hydatidiform mole

Nurse Practitioner profession (NP)

Pregnancy -- health risks


Placental failure

Gestational trophoblastic disease

Amniotic fluid

Chorionic villus sampling

D & C - series The wet mount vaginitis test

Normal female anatomy

Pregnancy test

Morning sickness

Abortion - incomplete

Intrauterine growth restriction

Certified Nurse Midwife profession (CNM)


Transvaginal ultrasound

Spina bifida

Vaginal ring

Also see

Gynecology Glossary

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