To many people, the term “midwife” conjures images of matronly maternity caregivers of a bygone era who assisted women in giving birth. That’s probably because midwifery was a common practice for centuries until the modern era. Today, more than 90 percent of pregnant women choose an obstetrician-gynecologist (OB/GYN) or other physician to deliver their babies.
Prenatal care, by definition, is the medical care a woman receives during her pregnancy. To us here at Aishling Obstetrics & Gynecology, however, prenatal care is more than merely delivering standard medical care. We take it as an opportunity to partake in our patients’ joyful anticipation and to live up to our commitment to delivering